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  Business   Economy  29 Mar 2017

Business, Economy, 29 Mar 2017

Govt saved Rs 34,000 cr on social schemes under DBT

There is an assessment that in all these schemes, the quantum of savings would be about Rs 34,000 crore.

29 Mar 2017 5:47 PM

No info about the impact of GST on real estate sector: Govt

Government has rationalised stamp duty from 12.5 per cent to five per cent.

29 Mar 2017 5:45 PM

Banking for all hit as 1 crore Jan Dhan accounts frozen

Banks cite a 'no transaction' activity in large number of these accounts as reason for their action.

29 Mar 2017 5:08 PM

BJP's opposition cost nation Rs 12 trillion: Cong on GST Bills

Opposition said implementation was delayed due to opposition from BJP when UPA was in power.

29 Mar 2017 4:11 PM

RBI exempts banks from opening on April 1 on annual closing

Banks remain closed on April 1 every year for their annual closing of accounts.

29 Mar 2017 2:37 PM


Jaitley says tax rate will be kept at current level

FM said aim of the GST Council is to decide everything relating to tax structure with consensus.

29 Mar 2017 2:13 PM

RBI to hold rates this year, may tighten in 2018

The next meeting of the Monetary Policy Committe (MPC) is scheduled for April-5-6, 2017.

29 Mar 2017 1:54 PM

GST bills in Parliament: 10 key facts you should know

One Nation One Tax will be levied under a four-tier structure defining 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent tax rates.

29 Mar 2017 12:55 PM

Boosting private sector investment in India challenging: Subramanian

GDP growth for the October-December period came in at 7.0 per cent.

29 Mar 2017 12:06 PM

Govt plans to pass GST through consensus

Mr Jaitley had introduced the 4 GST bills in Lok Sabha Monday to implement the biggest tax reform since Independence.

29 Mar 2017 10:33 AM


Niti Aayog to launch action plan from April 1

Three-year action plan will be launched from from April 1 after end of 12th Five Year Plan on March 31.

29 Mar 2017 9:46 AM

12th Plan schemes get extension from Finance mInistry

The extension is granted only for a period of six months after March, 2017

29 Mar 2017 9:26 AM