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One man’s burden

6 July 2012 1:22 PM GMT
By Arvind PadmanabhanWhen prime minister Manmohan Singh met with the senior officials from north block earlier this week after taking charge of the fin...

We need to get thrifty: Pranab

17 May 2012 2:59 AM GMT
Citing the difficult economic situation, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the government would be resorting to a fresh spell of...

Finance ministry gearing up for direct tax bill

16 May 2012 5:49 AM GMT
The Direct Taxes Code (DTC) Bill, which seeks to overhaul the 50 year-old income tax laws, will be brought in Parliament in the monsoon session and...

Jewellers welcome rollback of excise duty

7 May 2012 10:48 PM GMT
Jewellers across the country on Monday hailed the government’s decision to roll back excise duty on both branded and unbranded jewellery, saying the...

FM proposes tax relief on jewellery, defers GAAR

7 May 2012 10:29 PM GMT
Bowing to pressure, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday announced a slew of measures to provide relief to the jewellery sector and postponed...
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