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PC: P for poll and C for Crores
Two crore-plus people will pay less tax, four crore farmers won’t repay debts — or won’t pay in full — and a four-letter word is on everyone’s lips. Poll. ...  | Read.. 
Double delight for taxpayers
Income-tax payers are among the biggest beneficiaries of the budget with some standing to add over Rs 45,000 to their annual savings. ...  | Read.. 
‘Lucky’ Palani lays it on table
The following are excerpts from Part B of Palaniappan Chidambaram’s budget speech. ...  | Read.. 
Car makers race to cut prices
If you held off buying a car until the budget, take a bow. The price of small cars and two-wheelers will go down after finance minister P. Chidambaram cut excise duty on both ...  | Read.. 
10 days for Ghisingh
Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today said Subash Ghisingh would step down as caretaker administrator of the DGHC within 10 days. The tenure of the GNLF chi ...  | Read.. 
Harvest of debt waiver for farmers
Having a lucky finance minister may have also helped!
P. Chidambaram
on higher tax revenue
Everyone’s part of the tax party
Perhaps for the first time in the history of India a very big tax exemption hike has been witness ...  | Read..
Loan breather for farmers
The one big announcement of the Union budget was the mammoth Rs 60,000-crore loan waiver for indebt ...  | Read..
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