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Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2018, Finance Ministry, Tax terrorism

Biggest let-down of Modi government is its failure to end tax terrorism

It’s no easy task to upset voters across such wide demographies.


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Women, Finance Ministry, Union Budget 2018

Women got the worst deal in Union Budget 2018

It is ironic that CEA Arvind Subramanian’s Economic Survey had a pink cover this year.


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Union Budget 2018-19, Arun Jaitley, Finance Ministry, Union Budget 2018

Read the full text of the Union Budget 2018 speech

On February 1, 2018, finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget.


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Indian Economy, Finance Ministry, Narendra Modi, Union Budget 2018

What should we expect from the Union budget 2018?

We cannot expect any major changes in terms of the taxation on consumption.


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NDA Government, Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2018

Budget 2018: What happens behind the scenes

What happens inside finance ministry hours before the presentation in Parliament.


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Winter Session of Parliament, Finance Ministry, PSU Banks, FRDI Bill

Why a new bill by government is terrifying the Indian bank depositor

Ours is a deposit-driven banking system, so borrowing a clause from Western, credit-driven model is laced with difficulties.


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Taxation, Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley, GST

GST Council slashing tax rates for 178 items is a belated measure to fix ailing economy

Only 50 items including luxury goods like tobacco would attract 28 per cent GST, rest will be taxed at 18 per cent.


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Indian Economy, Finance Ministry, BJP, GSTN

Why Modi government's GST has hit a wall

Businesses are getting a sinking feeling as Goods and Services Tax is touching the dreaded fault line.


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Modi, Finance Ministry, RBI, Demonetisation

When will we admit demonetisation was horrible for India?

'Surgical strikes' are effective only if the planning and strategising parts are well thought out.


 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Finance Ministry, Raghuram Rajan, RBI, Demonetisation

Raghuram Rajan had warned against demonetisation. Why wasn’t he taken seriously?

Former RBI governor has said the central bank under his tenure had flagged off the economic chaos that could be unleashed by Modi’s notebandi.