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Jaitley aims for high growth, but seeks 1yr more to hit 3% fiscal deficit target

Feb 28, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a budget aimed at high growth, saying the pace of cutting the fiscal deficit would slow as he seeks to boost investment and ensure that ordinary...   | Read..

Companies look at lower tax, super-rich at surcharge, others get bigger mediclaim breaks 

Feb 28, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a five percentage point cut in corporate tax over the next four years, abolished wealth tax and replaced it with an...   | Read..

Mukul removed as TMC general secretary

Feb 28, 2015
The Trinamul Congress on Saturday removed Mukul Roy, a former confidante of Mamata Banerjee, from the key post of party general secretary, a day after he was replaced as...   | Read..

Tax gap tells the story so far

Feb 28, 2015
Amit Mitra was all smiles today as he got full marks from Mamata Banerjee for presenting his fourth budget without raising taxes. But the budget documents a gloomy picture...   | Read..

Sweet spot for Jaitley to play

Feb 28, 2015
Finance minister Arun Jaitley is likely to come up with a pump-priming strategy in his budget tomorrow, cranking up government spending to spur the economy which is...   | Read..

Shadow brings to light hidden hand

Feb 28, 2015
More than just spring is in the air; this is also a conjurer's season of unforeseen, and unlikely, hugs and handshakes, it would appear.   | Read..

RIMS bullies face arrest

Feb 28, 2015
An arrest warrant against the 25 suspended students, interns and junior doctors of RIMS, who have been accused of the February 4 assault on campus, besides routine...   | Read..

Poachers mutilate sixth rhino

Feb 28, 2015
Poachers killed a rhino and took away its horn in the sixth addition (northern range) of Kaziranga National Park on the north bank of the Brahmaputra this morning, taking...   | Read..

CM counts tax pool loss

Feb 28, 2015
The political battle over the devolution to states has intensified with chief minister Nitish Kumar writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to compensate for...   | Read..
Ranchi took a welcome break from February's unusual mercury mayhem with a low-pressure trough over Madhya Pradesh gifting Jharkhand convective...   | Read..
Quote of the day

With this hug... the capital of J&K shifted to Nagpur
in a tweet on the hug between Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and Narendra Modi


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