Budget and Beyond: Urban middle class should be educated to understand farmers need to be paid more, says Chidambaram
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Budget and Beyond: Urban middle class should be educated to understand farmers need to be paid more, says Chidambaram

Chidambaram says the urban middle class should be educated to understand that farmers need to be paid more.

RBI guv Urjit Patel's take on LTCG tax: 'Multiple taxes on capital impact investments and savings'
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RBI guv Urjit Patel's take on LTCG tax: 'Multiple taxes on capital impact investments and savings'

Urjit Patel said there is sizable scope for the investment to GDP ratio to improve and pointed out to increasing capacity utilisation levels

Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figures
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Farmers body calls Union Budget 2018 anti-farmer, pro-corporate; alleges govt manipulated input cost figures

Farmers leaders said BJP had forgot its poll promise of 1.5 times return of input cost since it had come to power in 2014.

Decoding Budget 2018: Problems of startups
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Decoding Budget 2018: Problems of startups

Decoding Budget 2018: Problems of startups

Decoding Budget 2018: Mutual funds taxation
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Decoding Budget 2018: Mutual funds taxation

Decoding Budget 2018: Mutual funds taxation

Decoding Budget 2018: Two million jobs a month
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Decoding Budget 2018: Two million jobs a month

Decoding Budget 2018: Two million jobs a month

Decoding Budget 2018: No changes in personal income tax
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Decoding Budget 2018: No changes in personal income tax

Decoding Budget 2018: No changes in personal income tax

Decoding Budget 2018: Fiscal deficit slippage
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Decoding Budget 2018: Fiscal deficit slippage

Decoding Budget 2018: Fiscal deficit slippage

Decoding Budget 2018: Opportunities in E-commerce
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Decoding Budget 2018: Opportunities in E-commerce

Decoding Budget 2018: Opportunities in E-commerce

Decoding Budget 2018: Announcements on banking sectors
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Decoding Budget 2018: Announcements on banking sectors

Decoding Budget 2018: Announcements on banking sectors

Budgets are good case studies to explain how political business cycle operates with public support
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Budgets are good case studies to explain how political business cycle operates with public support

Incentive to corporate sector, selling of public utilities and privatisation in Union Budget 2018 is justified for public needs i.e. capital for development.

Hasmukh Adhia alleys investors' fears, says LTCG tax not causing sell-off at markets; blames global slump
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Hasmukh Adhia alleys investors' fears, says LTCG tax not causing sell-off at markets; blames global slump

Hasmukh Adhia, who is also Revenue Secretary, said income of government from Securities Transaction Tax (STT) is a paltry Rs 9,000 cr

Budget 2018: Govt revising fiscal deficit target to 3.5% won't impact overall economic growth, says Moody's
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Budget 2018: Govt revising fiscal deficit target to 3.5% won't impact overall economic growth, says Moody's

Moody's says medium-term target to reduce central govt debt-to-GDP ratio to 40 percent is supportive of sovereign credit profile

Budget is funny business: Comedian Abijit Ganguly's take on budget 2018
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Budget is funny business: Comedian Abijit Ganguly's take on budget 2018

Watch stand-up comedian Abijit Ganguly's take on budget 2018

Budget 2018:  LTCG from equities can't run for cover not even take shelter under NHAI bonds
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Budget 2018: LTCG from equities can't run for cover not even take shelter under NHAI bonds

Arun Jaitley feels need for humoring stock market by taxing STCG and LTCG there from at concessional rates of 15 percent and 10 percent respectively.

Budget 2018: Why mutual fund investments continue to remain attractive saving option despite return of LTCG tax
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Budget 2018: Why mutual fund investments continue to remain attractive saving option despite return of LTCG tax

Report says despite re-introduction of LTCG tax, investments made in equity related mutual funds still remained profitable.

Budget 2018: DEA secretary says govt will try to convince Fitch, S&P, other rating agencies on fiscal path
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Budget 2018: DEA secretary says govt will try to convince Fitch, S&P, other rating agencies on fiscal path

Moody's on Thursday said fiscal deficit projection of 3.3 percent for FY19 is in line with its forecast and the target will be achieved.

Budget 2018: Creating newer education vistas through technology in rural areas big message from Arun Jaitley
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Budget 2018: Creating newer education vistas through technology in rural areas big message from Arun Jaitley

For years, Indian rural landscape has been bogged by issues like poverty, lack of learning infrastructure, lack of gender parity etc

Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley's fifth full budget is not just farmer-friendly but is for Digital India too
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Budget 2018: Arun Jaitley's fifth full budget is not just farmer-friendly but is for Digital India too

Arun Jaitley has doubled allocation on Digital India programme to Rs 3,073 crore in 2018-19 in his Budget speech

Budget 2018: Sensex crashes 800 points, Nifty below 10,800; Fitch says high debt burden constrains rating upgrade
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Budget 2018: Sensex crashes 800 points, Nifty below 10,800; Fitch says high debt burden constrains rating upgrade

The flagship Sensex nosedived by 766.09 points to quote at 35,080 points in pre-close session with all the sectoral indices trading in the negative zone