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Union Budget: Economists ask Jaitley to enhance old age pension, maternity benefits

Union Budget: Economists ask Jaitley to enhance old age pensio...

A group of leading development economists in the country has written to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asking for a hike in the budget allocation for social security pensions and maternity entitlements. Writing in the context of the forthcoming Union ..., 2 months ago

Want to be happy? Try moving to Finland

If you want to be happy, move to Finland.  The World Happiness Report published on Wednesday ranked 156 countries by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. IMAGE: Finland, which boasts of long, dark winters and short summers bathed in almost continuous light, came in fifth place last year. Photograph: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva/Reuters Norway, last year’s winner, came in second place in the 2018 report. It’s ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

The real reason behind the fiscal slippage

In absolute terms, fiscal deficit went up by 33.6 per cent in April-December 2017 and the revenue deficit by as much as 40.7 per cent compared to the same period the previous year, said Sudipto Mundle. Are electoral compulsions trumping fiscal prudence or is there more to the story? Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Budget speeches always focus on the good news. Bad news, like the worrying slippage in fiscal consolidation this year, are pushed into the background.   Arun ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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