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Budget flashback: Know which finance minister hiked peak excise duty by 400%
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Budget flashback: Know which finance minister hiked peak excis...

It was in 1957, that the then Finance Minister, T T Krishnamachari hiked peak excise duty up to 400 per cent. Krishnamachari, Finance Minister in the Jawaharlal Nehru Cabinet presented the Budget on May 15, 1957. The Nehru government put stern restrictions on ... Daily Bhaskar, 3 weeks ago

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Why Nehru had set up the Planning Commission

The 64-year-old Planning Commission, a vestige of the socialist era, will soon become history.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, on Friday announced that the Commission, set up in 1950 at a time when government gave public sector the commanding heights of economy, would be abolished and replaced with a more relevant institution. Greatly impressed by the Soviet planning system, the country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had set up the Planning Commission to ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Planning Commission-Vestige of Socialist Era to Become History  Outlook India2 weeks ago Reorient Plan panel  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Those days of commanding heights

An apocryphal story: Raj Krishna, the economist who coined the phrase Hindu rate of growth, was a member of the Planning Commission when it was formulating the Sixth Five-Year Plan. Someone asked him what the approach to the Sixth Plan would be.
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Modi asks terrorists, maoists to shun violence

NEW DELHI, Aug 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the Nation from rampart of the historic Red Fort during the 68th Independence Day function in New Delhi. In his maiden speech from Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago

Struck off in one blow

The Planning Commission needed to be returned to its first purposes, to its transparent and audacious planning for an India progressing without old enervations and new injustices to prosperity. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Multi-faceted musician TVG toget Sangita Kalanidhi Award

Eminent vocalist and mridhangam exponent T.V. Gopalakrishnan, popularly known as TVG, has been chosen for this year's Sangita Kalanidhi award of the Music Academy. "The executive committee of the Academy on Sunday unanimously chosen T.V.
 The Hindu1 month ago Multi-faceted musician TVG to get Sangita Kalanidhi Award  The Hindu1 month ago

Helping hands

The media were agog when a secret report of the Intelligence Bureau was leaked a few days after the swearing-in of the Narendra Modi-led government. It, particularly, pointed to Greenpeace, to the agitation against the Kudankulam nuclear power plant ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
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Gift tax (1958-59)

The idea was to introduce a tax on gifts which will fill a gap in the scheme of direct taxation and would not only make evasion or avoidance difficult but also spread the tax burden more equitably. The transfer of properties through gifts to one's ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Union Budget 2014: What we should know

The Budget Session of Parliament began on Monday. The 42-day-long Session will see presentation of Modi Government's maiden Rail Budget and General Budget. Expectations are high from all quarters, be it corporate bigwigs or common people- everybody ...
 Oneindia1 month ago 50 facts about Budget you did not know  DNA India2 months ago
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