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Brisk voting on in Punjab, Goa

Punjab and Goa are witnessing a large turnout for Assembly elections, many of them first-timers.   Voting has been brisk in Punjab and Goa states today as the two states went to polls in single […]

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Jaitley’s $100-billion Energy Giant

Budget 2017 proposes merging India’s state-owned energy companies to create a giant entity. But even merging the biggest of oil PSUs will only create a small company by global standards. Here’s why.   Finance Minister […]

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Why the Stock Market is Happy with Budget 2017

The stock market has given Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2017 a nearly 500-point salute. So, what exactly is the market happy about?     The Nifty and Sensex jumped nearly 2 per cent today […]

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Willful Defaulters Who Flee to Have their Assets Seized

Short of naming Vijay Mallya, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his budget presentation that promoters who default on loans and then run away, will have their assets seized.   Vijay Mallya may be sitting […]

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PM Uses Budget to Clean up Funding of Parties

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley surprised everyone by slipping in some proposals that will force political parties to become more transparent about their funding.   The BJP government has proposed capping cash donations by individuals to […]

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FM Rolls out Tax Breaks for Aam Admi

Given the push for digital payments, the government has decided to hand out tax breaks to the honest, tax-paying citizens. Here’s how it impacts you:

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Budget 2017: 10 Key Proposals

Here’s HHere’s a look at the 10 most important proposals in Budget 2017-18. 1)      Zero tax on annual income upto Rs 3 lakh 2)      Tax on personal income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 […]

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Indian IT Hammered by H-1B Shocker

Shares of top Indian IT companies including Infosys and TCS melted on Dalal Street yesterday with the Trump administration moving a bill that will more than double the salary ceiling for H-1B visas from $60,000 […]

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Govt May Sneak In 7% Hike in Train Fares

The fare hike announcement may not be part of Budget speech today, but will be implemented in phases next fiscal.   Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may not upset rail travellers by announcing a hike in […]

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India to Grow as Fast as 7.5%: Economic Survey

A day ahead of the Union Budget, the government’s economic survey has projected a growth of 6.7% to 7.5% in 2017-18, suggesting that that the rebound from demonetization will be faster than expected.   The […]

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