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By Manish Sen On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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PM meets economists, experts ahead of Budget

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held discussion on the state of economy with economists, sector experts and successful young entrepreneurs at the Niti Aayog, and promised to take both short-term More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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All eyes on Sitharaman’s second Budget for tax relief

New Delhi: The common man has his eyes set on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s second Budget next month for relief in income tax, but an economic slowdown and a sharp reduction in corporate tax rates More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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GST Council meet: Most states were opposed to change in slabs, hike in GST

New Delhi: Most of the states opposed change in slabs or hike in GST during the crucial GST Council meeting on Wednesday arguing an increase in the levies would have adverse implication for the economy facing slowdown, More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Govt focusing on improving data credibility: FM

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the government is focusing on improving data credibility amid concerns over computing methodologies for various macro-economic data. The aspects More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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Centre taking every step to import onions, restore their supply to market: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Ensuring that the country will soon overcome onion crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the government was taking every step to import onions and restore their supply to the More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 13th, 2019
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Union Budget for next fiscal year to be presented on Feb 1: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi: The Union Budget for next fiscal is likely to be presented on February 1, despite it being a Saturday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Friday. Union Budget for next fiscal is likely More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, December 8th, 2019
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Budget-making team of Finance Ministry short of two key officials

New Delh: The budget-making team of the Finance Ministry is short of two key officials, including a full-time expenditure secretary, while the preparation for the second budget of Modi 2.0 government has shifted More...

By Manish Sen On Saturday, December 7th, 2019
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Govt working on more measures to boost economy: FM

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the government is working on more measures to revive the sagging economy. The GDP growth slowed down to more than six-year low of 4.5 per cent in the More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Finance Commission submits report for FY21 to FM

New Delhi: The Finance Commission on Friday submitted its report for the financial year 2020-21 to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. 15th Finance Commission headed by N K Singh The panel, headed by N K Singh, More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Gross direct tax collection rises by 5% till Nov: FM

New Delhi: Gross direct tax collection increased by 5 per cent till November, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday as she allayed fears of corporate tax reduction impacting revenue collection. Replying More...