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World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka PM appointed as Finance Minister

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed Finance Minister of the debt-ridden country on Wednesday by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, an official statement said. Wickremesinghe,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Business  /  Published 22.05.22

Excise: FM hits back at Opp

"Basic Excise Duty (BED), Special Additional Excise duty (SAED),Road & Infrastructure Cess (RIC) and Agriculture & Infrastructure Development Cess (AIDC) together constitute Excise Duty o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.05.22

FM blames cartels for supply pangs

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman expressed concerns about possible cartelisation in markets and stressed on the need to look into the causes of short supply of commodities — amid raging infla...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.04.22

FM seeks joint G20 action

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said there is an urgent need for co-ordinated action across countries to not only enable swift post-pandemic recovery but also to build resilience to future sho...
By PTI in Washington

Business  /  Published 07.03.22

GST: Lowest slab may rise to 8 per cent

⚫ Minimum rate at 8% ⚫ Prune the list of exempted items ⚫ Bring down slabs to 3 from 5 ...
By PTI in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.22

Pro-people schemes in Jharkhand budget

Jharkhand finance minister Rameshwar Oraon proposed no new taxes in the  state budget for 2022-23 presented in the Assembly on Thursday. He announced certain pro-people schemes. “Besides b...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 10.02.22

Demand blues: economy

While presenting this year’s Union budget, the finance minister made a claim that the hefty package of capital expenditures would ‘crowd in’ private investments. The assertion implie...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.22

Union budget: embodiment of unequal fiscal policy

The finance minister and her ministry have betrayed, once again, their lack of understanding of the Indian economy or the conditions under which most Indians are living today. Despite attempts to &lsq...
By Jayati Ghosh

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.02.22

Hilarious middle-class memes flood Twitter on B-Day

It was a meme fest Tuesday for the aam aadmi.  B-day 2022 saw netizens flooding Twitter with #MiddleClass memes on expectations vs. reality. Here are some rib-tickling ones... PS...
By My Kolkata

Business  /  Published 25.01.22

Sensex takes a 1550-point tumble

Nervous investors dumped stocks on Monday fearing the US Federal Reserve may adopt a more hawkish stand at its policy meeting this week amid tensions in the Russia-Ukraine border that could lead to a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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