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'India a tax-free country? Not even in distant future!'

'India a tax-free country? Not even in distant future!'

Budget 2014, as an eminent columnist said, was not a bang but not a whimper either. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley stressed on growth while he presented the Budget in the Lok Sabha this year. What effect will the Budget have on the lives of the common people? Will it let them save more? Will the Budget cut down on inflation? Eminent business journalist and author Tamal Bandyopadhyay discussed these issues with readers during a live chat on Tuesday, July 15. Here is the transcript: ..., 1 week ago

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Govt will not allow Indian economy to suffer: Finance Minister

Expressing concern over the economic slowdown, Jaitley said, “Should we allow the economy to suffer because of indecisiveness and populism.” “Two years of sub-five percent growth has led to challenges to the economy,” he ...
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Finance Minister retains fiscal deficit target at 4.1 percent, outlines roadmap

Presenting his maiden Budget, Jaitley said that the prevailing economic situation presents a great challenge and there was a need to introduce fiscal prudence that will lead to fiscal consolidation and discipline. "My predecessor (P Chidambaram) had ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago April-May fiscal deficit exceeds 45% of FY15 estimate  Rediff.com3 weeks ago Jaitley retains fiscal deficit target at 4.1 percent, outlines roadmap  Jagran Post2 weeks ago

Govt calls PSU bank chiefs for performance review on May 13

  The finance ministry has called a meeting of the chiefs of public-sector banks (PSB) and financial institutions to review their performance in FY14 on May 13 - just three days before the counting of votes for the Lok Sabha elections. This will be the last performance review of PSBs under the Congress-led the United Progressive Alliance government. Many large public-sector banks including State bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Bank of India, are yet to declare results. Notably, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Right to Food Campaign slams Union Budget

Expressing its disappointment, the RTFC said that the budget shows no commitment towards Food Security Act and food subsidy. The RTFC in a meeting said that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not address on national food security law in the fiscal ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago

Requiem for Planning Commission? Government plans to reduce its role

With questions over the body’s relevance being raised of late, the ruling NDA government’s stand on the issue assumes significance as it may see an end to Planning Commission’s role in financial and economic sector. During an ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago

Modi-Jaya meet on Tuesday could boost NDA's RS numbers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now focussed on winning over regional parties like the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Biju Janata Dal to neutralise a possible onslaught by the Congress in the Rajya Sabha, where the National Democratic Alliance is numerically on a weak wicket. With these parties’ vote strength, however, Modi hopes to be able to tide over the difficulty that could be posed to his pet legislations. It is against this backdrop that the meeting between Modi and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Jaitley pushes for hike in insurance FDI

Sending out a clear signal that the NDA government is moving fast on economic reforms, the long-pending Bill hiking the foreign investment cap in the insurance sector to 49 per cent is set for clearance by the Union Cabinet on Thursday after which it will be tabled in Parliament next week.   Ironically, the Bharatiya Janata Party had opposed the same Bill when the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had sought its passage in Parliament.   However, the BJP-led ...
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The 'veshti' culture and code

The veshti controversy in Tamil Nadu is not about the dress -- but a dress-code, which seems permissible in private homes and offices, but not in private clubs that are open only to well-heeled, and well-paying private members, observes N Sathiya Moorthy. At the height of the post-poll scenario in 1996, then Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram declared in Chennai, thus: “Two veshti (dhoti)-clad Tamils would decide the fate of the nation.” Subsequent developments proved Chidambaram ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

UPA governors wanted to quit, but Congress refused

Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil was the first who expressed his desire to put in his papers even before Modi government took charge, but he was told by Congress leaders not to do so as it would then put pressure on the others to do the same, reports Anita Katyal. While the political storm over the removal of governors continues to rage on, it has come to light that a number of Congress-appointed governors had actually wanted to step down after the new government came to power but were stopped ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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