India is a leading tobacco exporter with exports of leaf tobacco and tobacco products contributing Rs 6,000 crore annually.
05 Jun 2019 5:55 PM
Modi spelt out pro-farm measures taken during four years of his government.
15 Aug 2018 11:32 AM
Farm sector accounts for about 14 pc of India’s $2.6 trillion economy and employs more than half of the country’s 1.3 bn people.
02 Aug 2018 9:12 AM
Job creation and ‘stigmatised capitalism’ two other big challenges.
18 Jul 2018 8:52 AM
This will cap the overall growth in farm income for the full fiscal year, say the brokerage’s analysts, led by Arshad Perwez and Suhas Harinarayanan.
06 Nov 2017 3:01 AM
NITI member Bibek Debroy had earlier proposed to levy tax on agricultural income.
29 Apr 2017 5:24 PM
NITI member Debroy said taxes should be imposed on farm income above a certain threshold to expand tax base.
26 Apr 2017 3:11 PM
Finance Minister says govt targeted Rs 9.8 lakh cr in direct tax and Rs 9.25 lakh cr in indirect tax collections.
22 Mar 2017 5:10 PM