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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020


Feb 01, 2020 10:38
Last month, Kejriwal had asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman not to let the model code of conduct stand in the way of making announcements that would benefit the national capital. read more
Feb 01, 2020 09:08
Budget 2020 live updates: The finance minister has slashed personal income tax rates in new I-T regime. Those earning between Rs 5 lakh and 7.5 lakh, will now pay 10% as income tax as against the prevailing 20%. Follow live updates here read more
Feb 01, 2020 03:27
Here’s what some top economists will be looking at (and why) when the finance minister presents the finance bill on Saturday. read more
Feb 01, 2020 02:08
The government is expected to widen its fiscal deficit target for the year through March to 3.8% of gross domestic product from a planned 3.3%. read more
Jan 31, 2020 15:39
The singular agenda for the budget should be to boost human capital for higher consumption and create avenues for their meaningful accommodation in the life of an economy read more
Jan 30, 2020 13:32
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget for the financial year 2020-21 on February 1. read more
Jan 30, 2020 12:30
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has been undertaking efforts to make higher education relevant to the societal and national needs, its chairman D P Singh said on Wednesday. read more
Jan 29, 2020 10:07
From the budget that will be announced on February 1, startups by and large want and expect lowered personal taxes so that the disposable income is increased, meaning consumers will have more money in hand to spend, which in turn will lead to higher... read more
Jan 26, 2020 23:10
As on November 2019, the total unspent money was Rs 9,66,292 crore, or 34.7% of the Rs 27,86,349 crore budgeted for 2019-20, according to official data of the Controller General of Accounts (CGA). read more
Jan 25, 2020 01:17
The finance ministry has been working on simplifying archaic income-tax laws and rationalising tax rates in line with recommendations of the task force on the Direct Tax Code (DTC), which submitted its report on August 19, 2019, they added. read more
Jan 25, 2020 00:28
If the direct tax collections fall short of the 2018-19 figures — and it could, given the sharp fall in the government’s own growth estimates for 2019-2020 — this will only be the second instance of a contraction in direct collections since 1980-81,... read more
Jan 24, 2020 20:30
Budget 2020: The Narendra Modi government in its second term will present the first full budget next Saturday, at a time when the advance estimate of GDP has projected nominal growth plunging to a 48-year-low of 7.5 per cent and real growth hitting an... read more
Jan 22, 2020 19:40
If it is a lot higher than nominal GDP, either it is false, or taxes will increase, or tax harassment will intensify read more
Jan 22, 2020 19:36
Reviving rural economy is key. Here is what the government can do read more