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Raise IT slab from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, demands Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley today demanded a raise in the Income Tax ceiling from Rs two lakh to Rs five lakh, which he claimed will benefit thirty million people

Arun Jaitley today demanded a raise in the Income Tax ceiling from Rs two lakh to Rs five lakh, whic...

CBI suffered credibility gap in the past decade: Arun JaitleyCong appears to be getting more and more desperate: Arun Jaitley
Telcos may gain as DoT is recalculating one-time spectrum fee
The bid got tepid response as the base price was considered high.

Narendra Modi's 'Gujarat model' has become a 'political currency': Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that Narendra Modi's Gujarat has a high growth rate but not the highest.

Goa mining ban lifted, Supreme Court allows annual cap of 20 mn tonnes of iron ore excavation

SC says there will be no grant of lease for mining around one km of national parks and sanctuaries.

Gems and jewellery exports drop 9 pct in 2013-14

India's gems and jewellery exports fell by about 9 per cent to $39.5 bn in 2013-14.

Much to learn from India growth strategy: Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya

Bhagwati and Panagariya demonstrate how growth was the strategy deployed to reduce poverty.
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Getting back to 9.5% not possible in next five years, says Crisil
The difference between a 6.5% rate of growth and the 9-9.5% many expect will come back with a Modi g...
Montek Singh Ahluwalia: US stimulus issue not to impact capital flows into India
India does not depend on short-term borrowing, PlanCom Dy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said.
PF monthly pension yet to be notified, may last only a year
Labour ministry is yet to notify UPA's pre-poll largesse of minimum monthly pension to PF subscriber...
Chidambaram to visit Dubai tomorrow to woo investments
P Chidambaram will be visiting Dubai to sell India's growth story to sovereign wealth funds.
For Firozabad glass units, gas price hike a real worry
Of the 300 odd glass units in Firozabad, largest 185 run on gas as fuel to fire the kilns.
Natural gas price hike puts P. Chidambaram in corner over Reliance Industries
Gurudas Dasgupta alleged a 'gigantic scam' was in the making in the Oil Ministry's proposal to hike ...
Is Padmanabhaswamy Temple gold being filched?
Discovery of gold plating machine inside temple 'raises a doubt of organised extraction'.
FM pegs fuel subsidy for current fiscal at Rs 20,000 cr
Chidambaram today said cash payouts to oil firms this fiscal will be just Rs 20,000 crore.
Committee of secretaries to take up Indo-US IPR issues
Meeting comes in the backdrop of US threatening to include India in the ĎPriority Foreign Countryí l...
86% of Indian businesses want more tax guidance: Thornton report
Around 68% of businesses globally would welcome more global cooperation and guidance.
Untimely rains drive trucks off the highway, rentals fall
Truck rentals for a Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi round-trip has come down to Rs 60,500 from Rs 63,000.
CAD to worsen in Q2 after improving in Jan-Mar quarterr: Nomura
India's current account deficit is expected to show some improvement in the January-March period.
If states want funds for water, we canít insist they build roads: Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi: Indian Railways and PSUs like Coal India would need to be professionalised.
FinMin agrees to pay pending oil subsidy bill of Rs 40K crore
Govt to retain the current system of trade parity pricing for OMCs.
Reliance Industries to invest up to $700 mn in shale gas venture
Reliance Industries will invest up to USD 700 million in its shale gas venture in the current fiscal...
India in depth: A costly flirtation with 'linkers'
India is set to join the small but growing club of nations whose governments issue inflation-indexed...
Roles of CCI, sectoral regulators complementary, says Ashok Chawla
Emphasising the importance of competition norms for good business environment, fair trade watchdog C...
Economy turning around, growth to exceed 6% this fiscal: PM
Prime Minister said that the economic growth is expected to recover in 2013-14.
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