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Companies: GST saving to get passed on

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The Goods and Service Tax (GST) could boost consumption by lowering taxes, which are currently as high as 27 per cent.

‘After GST, states must have the right to charge surcharge or cess’

Sitaram Yechury (Photo: G.N. Jha)

Sitaram Yechury, general secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist) says that the GST Amendment Bill is only the first step in the implementation of GST.

DoCoMo steps up Tata fight

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Japan-based NTT DoCoMo Inc has rejected Tata Sons’ offer to deposit $1.17 billion — a penalty awarded by an arbitration panel — with the Delhi High Court registrar pointing towards further escalation

Airtel, Vodafone oppose Trai’s free internet plan

India’s two largest telecom operators Airtel and Vodafone have questioned whether Trai proposal to create a telecom agnostic platform to offer people free Internet could not create a gatekeeper to con

RBI governor tenure is short: Raghuram Rajan

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan (Photo: PTI)

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, whose three-year term comes to an end in nine weeks, on Thursday indirectly pitched for a four years term for a Central bank head, said sources.

Pay hike to give Rs 1 lakh crore stimulus to economy

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Amid the concerns of a Brexit induced global slowdown, the implementation of the Seve-nth Pay Commission award will turn out to be a mega financial stimulus of Rs 1.02 lakh crore to the economy, which

India’s economy unlikely to be hit by Brexit

Confederation of Indian Industry President Naushad Forbes

How will Brexit impact the Indian economy?

Government 100 per cent on reform path

The Centre on Monday allowed foreign direct investment (FDI) up to 100 per cent in the civil aviation and food processing sectors and eased norms for foreign inflows into the pharmaceuticals and defen

Foreign direct investment gets 100 per cent Modi boost

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Centre makes it easy for FDI in nine key sectors.

Datawind to foray into telecom mart

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After the consolidation, the telecom sector is once again going to enter an exciting phase, heralding lower tariffs.

How many ways can you love your country? Actually being Indian is the first way, by which I mean holding an Indian passport. In my case, three passports.

About 12,000 people are in prison in Bihar for violation of the new prohibition law. Broadly, they have been taken into custody over the past three months.