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Where are the jobs, Mr Modi, asks Chidambaram

Where are the jobs, Mr Modi, asks Chidambaram

Does the government have the capacity to face up to the challenge? We would have to wait and see, rues the former finance minister Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday tore into government's management of economy saying there is ‘complete lack of direction’ with no command over situation and the economy is ‘stagnant’. Nineteen months into government, he also asked the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government where are the jobs and private investment promised by ..., 1 month ago

Chidambaram slams government's 'malicious onslaught' as firm linked to son is searched

Officials of the Income Tax department and the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday conducted searches at “some places” of business associates connected with Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P Chidambaram. “Some searches are happening at this point of time”, a senior Income Tax investigation department official said. The official declined to comment on where the searches were undertaken by the department but sources said three premises ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Our economic nirvana is not through GST'

‘I will call the GST Bill a self-goal by the BJP’ ‘You and I are going to pay more into the hands of the government’ ‘Tax terrorism has come back in a much bigger way’ Chartered accountant and commentator M R Venkatesh on why the GST Bill will cost the BJP dear. M R Venkatesh, a chartered accountant by profession, is also a columnist and a commentator on international trade and economic affairs. He has also authored quite a few books, and the latest ones are ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

62 people in the world have same wealth as 3.5 billion

Wealth of the richest 62 people rose 44% in the five years since 2010, while that of the bottom half fell by 41% Just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.5 billion people - the bottom half of humanity - in 2015, according to a new report, An Economy For The 1 per cent, by Oxfam, a global advocacy. This figure is down from 388 individuals as recently as 2010. The wealth of the richest 62 people has risen 44 per cent in the five years since 2010, an increase of $542 billion (Rs 24,66,100 ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Naidu blasts Congress for blocking passage of GST bill

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday criticised Congress saying it is “not fair” on its part to set conditions for the passage of the GST bill and if the said clauses were so crucial, the United Progressive Alliance could have brought these in the original bill when it was in power. One condition (cap on taxes) put forth by Congress and reiterated by its vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday during an event in Mumbai was “not liked” by anybody, he said.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Fresh push for GST: Jaitley, Naidu meet Congress leaders  Rediff.com1 month ago

PM delivers a moving speech, but Dalit entreprenurs want action

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a stirring speech at a meeting of the Dalit Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday, but several Dalit entrepreneurs who were present said they would like to see more action on the ground by government to foster the Dalit entrepreneurial spirit. DICCI was formed as a parallel body to industry and trade pressure groups such as the Confederation of Indian Industry and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry because Dalit entrepreneurs ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Mystery of the missing 296 Associated Journals' shareholders

Congress leaders claim The Associated Journals Limited has 761 shareholders while the company shows more than 1,000 There is a curious mismatch between the number of shareholders reported by The Associated Journals to the ministry of corporate affairs and that claimed by senior Congress leaders recently. As on September 29, 2010, The Associated Journals (AJL) claimed in its annual report that it had 1,057 shareholders. But senior Congress leaders and former Union ministers such as Kapil Sibal ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Deflation might disturb Jaitley's fiscal math

  Nominal GDP, assumed to grow 11.5 per cent for the current financial year in the Budget, has grown only 7.4 per cent in the first half of the current financial year. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s confidence in meeting the fiscal deficit target for 2015-16 faces a challenge from an unexpected quarter -- a significantly lower nominal growth rate in gross domestic product or GDP compared to earlier estimates. Real GDP growth is measured on constant prices (excluding the impact of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Break my record and my Ferrari is yours: Sehwag's promise to sons

IMAGE: South Africa's AB de Villiers with Virender Sehwag and his sons, Vedant and Aryavir. Photograph: BCCI The recently-retired Virender Sehwag has promised his sons his old Ferrari if they surpass his record Test score of 319 runs. On the occasion of his felicitation by the Board of Control for Cricket in India at the start of the fourth Test between India and South Africa in Delhi on Thursday, the former India opener also spoke fondly of his illustrious days as an Indian cricketer, but ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

It's 'Divided India' not 'Digital India': Opposition on intolerance

Opposition on Tuesday targeted the government in Lok Sabha over the issue of 'intolerance', saying instead of 'developed India', a 'divided India' was coming to the fore and it is a matter of serious concern. Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule referred to the remarks of actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan on intolerance, saying the issue needs to be taken seriously and it is a duty of the party in position of power to remove the sense of insecurity from peoples' mind. "Lets not ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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