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Mar 27, 2017
Finance bill cleared in Lok Sabha: Key changes in income tax rates individuals need to look at from 1 AprFor employees where in the yearly income stands between Rs 2.5 and Rs 5 lakh, tax rate has been halved to 5 percent from the existing 10 percent, helping them save tax of up to Rs 12,500 a year
Mar 24, 2017
UP farm loan waiver: PM Modi has put Yogi Adityanath in a spot; there isn’t an easy escapeModi was the face of BJP, but, Yogi is the one who will have to answer to the poor farmers of UP who would have voted to the party in the hope of getting their loans waived. Hence, the buck stops at Yogi, not Modi.
Mar 22, 2017
Cash transactions proposed to be capped at Rs 2 lakhEarlier, while presenting the Budget on February 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had proposed the cap to be Rs 3 lakh with effect from April 1.
Mar 16, 2017
Railways devoid of dividend payment can now junk populism and hike passenger fares in new avatarIt is no surprise that the latest audit of the Railways by the Comptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) for FY16 has also made similar remarks on stopping this long-held practice of using freight earnings to subsidise passenger fares
Mar 06, 2017
India's unemployment rate sees sharp decline: SBI research reportThe report further noted that the decline was also explained by household demanded/allocated work under MGNREGA, which increased from 83 lakh households in October 2016 to 167 lakh households in February 2017.
Feb 27, 2017
Oil producer ONGC may acquire HPCL in $6.6 billion deal"The government is looking at creating an integrated oil company and the idea is to merge an oil producer with a refiner," a top source said.
Feb 21, 2017
Funds crunch hits maternity benefit programmeAs per the scheme, pregnant and lactating mothers are provided a cash incentive of Rs 6,000 upon fulfilling several preconditions.
Feb 20, 2017
Rs 7,76,916 cr tax hole in govt’s books: Who is at fault — taxman or taxpayer?The widening gap in the unrealised tax revenue numbers should be a wake-up call for the government to urgently bring about mechanisms to engage with the taxpayer, resolve the disputes and encourage them pay their dues to the state
Feb 20, 2017
If you buy jewellery over Rs 2 lakh in cash, you will have to pay 1% tax at sourceWith this move, the TCS threshold for jewellery will be brought at par with that of bullion from April 1.
Feb 15, 2017
Water management: Revival of farm sector, improving public health and rural economy keyThe wastewater sector and wetlands protection were two missed opportunities in Budget 2017.