An imitation of UPA budgets: Congress

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Budget outlay for river-linking reignites debate

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s allocation of Rs.100 crore in the Union Budget for interlinking of rivers has reignited concerns in Kerala over the impact of the Pampa-Achencoil-Vaipar Link... »
At the end of the day, nothing like Home sweet home. File photo: P.V. Sivakumar

Home sweet home

The devil is in the detail. As is always the case, a quiet but significant amendment affecting the housing sector has been carried out in the Finance Bill 2014. The present Section 54 of the Incom... »
Note: Including the assets of Rs. 10,263 crore under interval fund, the total assets under management (AUM) stood at Rs. 9,74,715 crore.

A retrospective tax on mutual fund investors?

The latest budget proposal, raising the tax rate on long-term capital gains from 10 to 20 per cent on transfer of units of mutual funds besides increasing the period of holding in respect of such... »

Arun Jaitley promises more income tax relief if economy improves

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on Saturday, promised more concessions in income tax if the economy improves next year. “We do not want a high taxation regime. It was because of the high taxation r... »
NEW DELHI, December 11, 2014

Nod to dilute stake in public sector banks

The Union Cabinet gave its approval on Wednesday to allow Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to dilute government holding up to 52 per cent in a phased manner to raise over Rs. 1.68 lakh crore to meet thei... »

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