Finance minister attempts a clean-up job, keeps projected expenditure growth low. Image: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during a post-Budget press conference in New Delhi on Wendnesday. Photograph: Vijay Kumar Joshi/PTI Photo. Presenting the Union Budget for 2017-18 on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attempted a clean-up job across the board -- including on macro-economic indicators, some troubled sectors, and on tax compliance. A major impact on the Budget-drafting process was ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Having good stationery is something that we would all like but not at the cost of over Rs 20 crore. But that's exactly what the people of India are paying. A 150-year-old department, the Government of India Stationery Office (GISO) which comes under the ...DNA, 13 hours ago
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Cashless transactions need ubiquitous connectivity, which we don't have. And connectivity needs political and administrative convergence, says Shyam Ponappa. Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com This new year brings with it uncertainties amidst the push for cashlessness. Without going into the demerits or otherwise, some clarity on a road map to go forward from where we are might help with realistic planning to manage our way out of this situation. Cashless transactions need ubiquitous ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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