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Sep 3, 2014

Vahanvati passes away: The controversial tenure of UPA’s legal fix-it man

Former attorney general Goolam Vahanvati who passed away at the age of 65 on Tuesday enjoyed a fair deal of goodwill that cut across politics, corporates and fellow lawyers. #2G Scandal #A Raja #Attorney General #Bombay High Court #coal block allocation #Goolam Vahanvati #lawyer #Sharad Pawar #Supreme Court #Sushilkumar Shinde #Vilasrao Deshmukh

Jul 16, 2014

Skills development, PPP in power: Why Vasundhara’s model is now just like Modi’s

Her comments on the Gujarat model and its success may have been somewhat low-key compared to other BJP leaders, but Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje now appears to have whole-heartedly adopted the neighbouring state's successful ideas. #Narendra Modi #PPP in power distribution #Rajasthan #Vasundhara Raje

Jul 16, 2014

Documentary on Durga Vahini and Miss India nominated for Emmy Awards

Nisha Pahuja's documentary, The World Before Her, has been nominated for the prestigious Emmy Awards in the Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story category. #BuzzPatrol #Durga Vahini #Emmy Awards #Miss India #The World Before Her

Jul 16, 2014

Rs 10000 cr fund: Startups enthusiastic but caution against UPA-like mistakes

Memories of two such funds announced by the erstwhile UPA government still fresh in their minds, they are just cautiously optimistic about the new initiative #Budget 2014 #Budget 2104 #Rs 10000 crore #Startup

Jul 14, 2014

Budget 2014: Here’s why govt decided to make you pay more for soft drinks, cigarettes

The duty increase on cigarettes is the steepest, from 11 percent to 72 percent.The total excise on soft drinks now stands at 17 percent from 12 percent earlier. #Arun Jaitley #Budget2014 #Cigarette #DTC #Gaar #GST #India #soft drinks #Tobacco

Jul 12, 2014

From fiscal deficit target to GAAR: FinMin officials clarify Budget proposals

Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das, Financial Service Secretary G S Sandhu, and Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram were at post-Budget interaction with Ficci #Budget 2014 #Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram #Financial Service Secretary G S Sandhu #Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: This graphic explains why the stock market is happy

With the government increasing the capital spending, investment cycle will also see a pick up #Arun Jaitley #Budget 2014 #Capital expenditure #P. Chidambaram #revenue expenditure

Jul 11, 2014

What the foreign media thought about Budget 2014

It was Modi, Modi-nomics, Hindus, FDI in defense and insurance sectors that caught the eye and peppered the headlines across international media when it came to budget 2014. #2014 #Defence #FDI #Jaitley #Modi-nomics #PM Modi #retail #Union Budget