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Feb 17, 2017
Urjit Patel exclusive interview: There’s a message to Modi govt on gaps in the reform agendaAfter GST, the big task for Modi government is land and labour reforms--a politically highly sensitive issue.
Feb 13, 2017
Aadhaar bill petition: Govt opposes Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea in Supreme CourtThe government on Monday opposed in Supreme Court a petition moved by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh challenging the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to certify the bill on Aadhaar as a money bill on the ground that it covered all constitutional provisions to bring it under the ambit of money bill.
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Feb 03, 2017
Exclusive: Balancing act in Budget 2017 is a curse for the poor, writes Yogendra YadavIf you happen to view the Union Budget 2017 from the bottom of the pyramid, you will see that it only perpetuates the existing imbalance
Feb 01, 2017
Budget 2017: Subsidy bill to jump over 3% at Rs 2.4 lakh cr in 2017-18The government has earmarked Rs 1,45,338.60 crore for food subsidy in the next fiscal as against Rs 1,35,172.96 crore in the revised estimate of this fiscal
Jan 30, 2017
Exclusive: Why I fear Union Budget 2017, Yogendra Yadav writes for FirstpostYogendra Yadav fears that if Arun Jaitley indeed announces Universal Basic Income in the Union Budget, it will just be a parody. From the signals, what the government is thinking about is neither universal nor basic income
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Jan 25, 2017
Interest subsidy to MSEs can lead to three-time increase in indirect taxes, says CrisilAs per the report, Rs 1 crore of interest rate subsidy to MSEs can generate nearly thrice as much in indirect taxes, create 38 jobs, and also increase revenue and profitability of MSEs - and all of it in the near-term.
Jan 24, 2017
Growing pollution menace: Why increased funding of public transportation in Budget remains criticalThe response by 36 percent of the 8,901 citizens polled was that the government should aggressively fund public transportation in cities
Jan 13, 2017
Education for Muslim girls: Owaisi's progressive stance may end culture of empty appeasementAIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's statement that Haj subsidy should be abolished in favour of education for Muslim girls is a progressive stance and deserves our wholehearted backing.