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Budget halves Basic Tax Rate; More Public Spending

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Budget halves Basic Tax Rate; More Public Spending

New Delhi: Most middle income tax-payers have welcomed the Union Budget proposals announced February 1, though opposition parties bicker over the fine print. The big news is that donations to political parties will become more transparent. In a pre-poll Budget aimed at softening the demonetisation blow, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley halved the basic income tax […]

President opens Budget Session with Cash Ban praises

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President opens Budget Session with Cash Ban praises

New Delhi:  President Pranab Mukherjee opened what is expected to be a ‘historic’ budget session lauding the cash ban and surgical strikes across POK. (Jan 31) Lauding the demonetisation decision and the surgical strikes across Line of Control (LoC) as “bold” decisions in the interest of the country, President Pranab Mukherjee today favoured a constructive […]