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Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Aug 20, 2014

Assam loses Rs 200 crores every year due to floods Economic survey

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 percent of the state's total land declared as flood-prone. #Numbers #Economy #India #Assam #Brahmaputra #Guwahati #Floods #Budget #Economic Survey #Barak #flood-prone area #Rashtriya Barh Ayog
Budget session of Parliament adjourned sine die

Aug 14, 2014

Budget session of Parliament adjourned sine die

The Budget session of Parliament the first of the Narendra Modi government, ended todayreflecting the changed political reality with fewer disruptions and adjournments, and more debates and discussions unlike in the recent past. #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #parliament #Debate #Budget Session #Sine die #adjournments
Assam Budget ups professional tax exemption limit by Rs 80,000

Aug 11, 2014

Assam Budget ups professional tax exemption limit by Rs 80,000

The chief minister, however, increased the Value Added Tax rates on motor parts, natural gas and smoking tobacco, besides levying an entry duty on imported products from neighbouring countries. #Economy #NewsTracker #Tarun Gogoi #Natural gas #Value added tax #States #Assam Budget 2014 #Professional tax #Motor parts #Smoking tobacco
Arun Jaitley to address boards of RBI, SEBI on 10 August

Aug 04, 2014

Arun Jaitley to address boards of RBI, SEBI on 10 August

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the boards of RBI and SEBI on Sunday and is likely to impress upon the them the need to be proactive to promote financial inclusion and boost growth. #BJP #RBI #NewsTracker #SEBI #Arun Jaitley #Financial inclusion #Modi government #Post-budget meeting
Govt reaches out to Oppn; efforts on for consensus on Insurance Bill

Aug 04, 2014

Govt reaches out to Oppn; efforts on for consensus on Insurance Bill

As part of efforts to reach a consensus over the controversial Insurance Bill, the government today took the initiative of meeting opposition leaders in Rajya Sabha where the measure's consideration has been deferred. #Politics #India #Congress #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #FDI #insurance bills #Budget Session #M Venkaiah Naidu

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Dear Mr FM, why give me discounts on cars when I can't afford food?

Feb 18, 2014

Dear Mr FM, why give me discounts on cars when I can't afford food?

A letter from one of our readers to the Finance Minister following the budget. #P. Chidambaram #LetterstoFP #Vote on account #Budget 2014
Why the Mumbai's civic body can't take any pride in not spending

Dec 19, 2013

Why the Mumbai's civic body can't take any pride in not spending

This current fiscal year the civic body has found itself unable to spend what it had budgeted, which is a shame. #India #ConnectTheDots #Mumbai #BMC #Budget #Civic body

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Why the Mumbai's civic body can't take any pride in not spending

Aug 19, 2014

Lower oil price adds to economic pressure on Russia

A fall in the price of Urals crude oil, the benchmark on which Russia bases its budget calculations, is adding to the government's problems at a time when western sanctions are already hurting the economy...
Why the Mumbai's civic body can't take any pride in not spending

Aug 19, 2014

FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul. The U.S. White Ho... #AT&T Inc. #Federal Communications Commission #Verizon Communications Inc. #Office of Management and Budget
Why the Mumbai's civic body can't take any pride in not spending

Aug 19, 2014

LG's bringing the G3's interface and apps to lower-cost devices

LG is bringing the look and feel found in its flagship G3 to mid-and budget-range smartphones... #AT&T Inc. #Federal Communications Commission #Verizon Communications Inc. #Office of Management and Budget