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Dec 13, 2018
Hindustan Unilever pitches for reducing corporate tax rate; urges govt to relax local sourcing normsIn February this year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lowered corporate tax rate to 25 percent for businesses with turnover up to Rs 250 crore.
Nov 22, 2018
Finance Ministry seeks inputs from ministries for Arun Jaitley's next Budget Speech by 30 NovemberArun Jaitley is scheduled to present his sixth consecutive Budget with 2019 being vote-on-account.
Nov 11, 2018
Up to Rs 65,000 cr set aside for rail infrastructure projects in Mumbai, says Railway Minister Piyush GoyalGoyal said the Maharashtra government has been actively supporting these infrastructure projects, which seek to improve transportation and passenger amenities.
Sep 27, 2018
Govt hikes customs duty on 19 items: Import curbs not to have major impact on widening current account deficitThe move to penalize imports of “non-essential” items may not be enough for India’s external trade woes to be addressed since external factors and rising oil prices are likely to continue to exert pressure
Sep 26, 2018
Govt finances show improvement in August with fiscal deficit at 94.7 percent of budget estimateIn actual terms, the fiscal deficit or gap between the total expenditure and receipts was Rs 5.91 lakh crore in the first five months period of 2018-19 financial year
Jun 06, 2018
In Mandsaur, Rahul Gandhi hopes to raise demand for MSP at farmers' rally, but agrarian distress is systemicTo protest against Modi's 'anti-farmer policies', Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur to participate in the ongoing farmers agitation. In a tweet on 2 May, Rahul wrote about the Centre's failure to address farmer’s concerns.
Mar 25, 2018
In 42nd Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi bats for 'fit, healthy India', promises MSP for crops at one-and-half of costAddressing the nation in his 42nd Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi advocated for a "Fit India" movement, encouraging youngsters to take part in it.
Mar 16, 2018
Lok Sabha clearing Finance Bill without debate an abdication of democratic responsibility by BJP, OppositionCrucial Lok Sabha business like the Finance Bill, that ought to take at least a few days of considered debate, was done and dusted in just about 46 minutes.
Mar 08, 2018
Chandrababu Naidu makes BJP look bad over special status row, but gambit may only pay off if Andhra buys sob storyWITh TDP's exit from the NDA govt over special status for Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu has not only made BJP look bad, he also ensured that YSR Congress cannot think of allying with BJP now
Mar 01, 2018
India economy: Govt indicates it will not cut expenditure in the wake of higher fiscal deficit numbersFiscal deficit has touched Rs 6.77 lakh crore at the end of January 2018, 113.7 percent of the target for the year, on account of higher expenditure.