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Maharashtra takes cue from Vibrant Gujarat, to host conclave on developing MMR

Jan 30, 2015

Maharashtra takes cue from Vibrant Gujarat, to host conclave on developing MMR

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis made the announcement while launching its logo at the Sahyadri guest house on Friday. #Economy #ThisisNext #Maharashtra #BMC #MMRDA #States #MHADA #Vibrant Gujarat #CIDCO #Devendra Fadnavis #Mumbai Metropolitan Region #Mumbai First
Govt faces tough time as fiscal deficit overshoots budget target

Jan 30, 2015

Govt faces tough time as fiscal deficit overshoots budget target

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has time and again reiterated that the government is committed to restricting the fiscal deficit at 4.1 percent of the GDP, which would be the lowest in seven years, and has taken several steps towards it. #Economy #GDP #Disinvestment #NewsTracker #coal india #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley
Govt changes excise duty structure on branded diesel, no change in retail price

Jan 30, 2015

Govt changes excise duty structure on branded diesel, no change in retail price

Branded diesel will now be charged at 14 percent of refinery gate price of the fuel plus Rs 5 per litre or Rs 10.25, whichever is lower, according to notification issued by Department of Revenue in the finance ministry. #Economy #finance ministry #Indian Oil #BPCL #PolicyWatch #HPCL #Department of Revenue #Branded diesel #XtraMile #Hi speed Diesel #Diesel Super #Turbo Jet
New formula: Base year for GDP changed, economy grew at 6.9% in 2013-14

Jan 30, 2015

New formula: Base year for GDP changed, economy grew at 6.9% in 2013-14

The change in the base year and also the conceptual framework, the release said, "will improve ease of understanding (data) for analysis and facilitate international compatibility". #Economy #HowThisWorks #Inflation #GDP #Gross Value Added
RBI seen holding rates steady on Tuesday, minority of analysts expect cut

Jan 30, 2015

RBI seen holding rates steady on Tuesday, minority of analysts expect cut

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, who is mandated to set policy independently, signalled after an unscheduled rate cut earlier this month that any further easing would depend on New Delhi's commitment to rein in spending and implement reforms. #Economy #Sensex #Inflation #ThisisNext #RBI #Narendra Modi #BSE #Arun Jaitley #Raghuram Rajan

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Some Deng-isms for our next prime minister

Feb 19, 2014

Some Deng-isms for our next prime minister

China was an abysmally poor country at the end of Maos reign in the 1970s. #Economy #India #China #GDP #US #InMyOpinion #Deng Xiaoping #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Teddy Roosevelt #Hua Guofeng
Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

Feb 03, 2014

Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

The former Microsoft bosss faith in the system that gave him all the money he now spends to fight inequality is perhaps instinctive. But there is ample evidence now that inequality is inbuilt in the capitalist system. #Economy #ToTheContrary #Poverty #Bill Gates #poor