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Nirmala Sitharaman tried to please everyone and ended up satisfying none; Budget 2020 is a lost opportunity
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman tried to please everyone and ended up satisfying none; Budget 2020 is a lost opportunity

Nirmala Sitharaman's careful grafting and granular approach gave the impression of a government still relying on cautious optimism and refusing to acknowledge the extent and nature of the slowdown that has pushed Indian economy to the brink of a stagflation

Huawei to increase prices of smartphones available online due to GST rollout
News & Analysis

Huawei to increase prices of smartphones available online due to GST rollout

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has said it will marginally hike prices of its smartphones available online due to GST.

Post GST, housing prices may not increase, says consulting firm Knight Frank
Business

Post GST, housing prices may not increase, says consulting firm Knight Frank

The general perception was that with the 12 percent GST rate, the tax would go up from 5.5 percent (service tax plus VAT)

Donald Trump's idea for 'Mexico border wall of solar panels' borrowed from Wall Street Journal op-ed
World

Donald Trump's idea for 'Mexico border wall of solar panels' borrowed from Wall Street Journal op-ed

Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave. Here are some more fact checks on what the US president has said.

GST impact: As Tirupati temple faces Rs 100 cr tax burden, your religious trip may get expensive
Business

GST impact: As Tirupati temple faces Rs 100 cr tax burden, your religious trip may get expensive

The revenue from sale of famous laddu prasadam of Tirumala would be exempted from GST, but the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam will have to pay GST on all raw materials for preparation of the laddus.

GST rates impact: Service providers fear another inspector raj in offing
Business

GST rates impact: Service providers fear another inspector raj in offing

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also played down concerns that higher headline rates would inflate the tax burden on consumers

Real Estate: GST may not be homebuyer-friendly amid worries of high tax burden
Business

Real Estate: GST may not be homebuyer-friendly amid worries of high tax burden

Developers think the final rate of GST would be the answer to what actual benefits of the reduced tax burden may be passed on to the property buyers