Indian Business and Share Market News Analysis&Opinion

MONEY

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Amitabh Bachchan, GST, Mukesh Ambani

Why Amitabh Bachchan and not Mukesh Ambani as GST brand ambassador?

A mother may be moved by the actor's advice on polio vaccination but a wily trader would empathise only with and listen to another wily trader.

MONEY

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GST, GST council

What transpired at 17th GST Council meeting

Many welcome notes and ironing out of differences for the big roll out.

MONEY

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Exports, GDP, Finance Ministry, GSTN

Who's afraid of GST?

With the abolition of purchase taxes and mandi taxes, farmers are going to be benefited.

MONEY

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MONEY

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Black Money, Cashless India, Gold, Goods and services tax

How GST will support black money

While subsidising the super-rich with mere 3% tax on gold, the Modi government has made financial investments dearer for the common man.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
SBI, Bad loans, Vijay Mallya, NPAs

RBI hauling up 12 mega defaulters is only the beginning of a long NPA battle

The total amount of NPA in the case of these 12 listed corporate defaulters is almost Rs 175,000 crore, but it's only a fraction of the actual amount.

MONEY

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Anti-profiteering, GST, Taxation

Anti-profiteering clause under GST must not fill Indian businessmen with dread

The only fear is that the GST engine should not get derailed by its own bogies of businesses.

MONEY

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Demonetisation, Currency, Rs 500, RBI

RBI introduces new batch of Rs 500 notes, current batch still valid

The series will be printed with the inset letter 'A' in both the number panels on the front side.

MONEY

 |  Angiography |   Long-form
Loan waiver, SBI, Arundhati Bhattacharya

SBI chief’s self-contradictions on loan waivers and demonetisation are disturbing

Arundhati Bhattacharya had expressed deep reservations about government writing off farmers’ debt, but she wants a bailout package for the telecom sector.

MONEY

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Rate Cut, Finance Ministry, Inflation, RBI

Why RBI was right in ignoring Modi government and holding rates

It is a positive gesture, reinforcing the central bank's credibility dented by the demonetisation exercise of last year.