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Budget 2014: Jaitley has kept door open for FIIs to escape being taxed

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley has kept door open for FIIs to escape being taxed

The tax department has been saying that what FIIs earn in India is not capital gains. On the contrary, what they earn fits in as business income. The department is right. #India #FDI #Arun Jaitley #Mauritius #Tax #FII #Capital gains tax #Budget2014
Budget 2014: This graphic explains why the stock market is happy

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 #P. Chidambaram #Arun Jaitley #Capital expenditure #Budget 2014 #revenue expenditure
Father who killed Texas family, including four children, charged with capital murder

Jul 11, 2014

Father who killed Texas family, including four children, charged with capital murder

A man accused of fatally shooting four children aged 4 to 14 and their parents in Texas was charged with capital murder. #World #NewsTracker #Texas #children #FedEx #Murder #spring #Texas Shooting #houston #Ronald Lee Haskell #Texas family #capital murder
Budget 2014: Rs 10,000 crore bonanza for MSMEs

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Rs 10,000 crore bonanza for MSMEs

The government has decided to set up a committee, including representatives from the Finance Ministry, Ministry of MSMEs, and RBI to give concrete suggestions on the financial architecture of the MSME sector in three months. #SME #Arun Jaitley #financing #venture capital fund #MSMEs #Budget 2014 #VC
Budget 2014: Startups get 10,000 cr outlay to encourage entrepreneurship

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Startups get 10,000 cr outlay to encourage entrepreneurship

Admitting that promotion of entrepreneurship and startup companies remains a challenge, Jaitley announces a Rs 10,000 cr fund to act as catalyst to provide equity, risk capitals for startups #Arun Jaitley #fund #startups #Budget2014 #Catalyst #outlay #risk capital

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Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jan 04, 2013

Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Everyone in India should ask why the policy wonks are so interested in health, education and welfare programmes, and so disengaged with basic public good. #Crony capitalism #HowThisWorks #Delhi gangrape #Great smog

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Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 09, 2014

Astorino starts anti-Common Core ballot line

Republican Rob Astorino, seeking to capitalize on parents’ ire over the Common Core curriculum, has launched a “Stop Common Core” ballot line for his gubernatorial bid...
Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 11, 2014

Tide Detergent is ready for LeBron James to go back to Cleveland

Tide might be the early front-runner in the race for brands to capitalize on the LeBron James saga...
Why protests don't end up in change: We need more wonks

Jul 09, 2014

American Apparel lender Lion Capital demands $10-million loan be paid

The wealthy playboy behind American Apparel Inc.'s latest crisis isn't ousted Chief Executive Dov Charney. It's a London financier named Lyndon Lea... #London #American Apparel
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