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India's exports continued to grow for the fifth straight month, expanding by 4.32 percent to USD 22.11 billion in January against USD 21.19 billion in the same month of 2016.
The government has set a target to achieve a record foodgrains production of 271.98 million tonnes in 2016-17 crop year on back of good monsoon after two consecutive drought years.
Answering criticism over demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the fight against corruption and black money is not a political fight.
In a major relief to the salaried class, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Budget 2017-18 in Parliament on Wednesday proposed to halve the tax rate for income between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh to 5 percent.
The change in the personal income tax rate for individual assessees between Rs 2.5 lakh and Rs 5 lakh income would reduce the tax liability of all persons below Rs 5 lakh to either to zero (with rebate) or 50 percent of their existing liability.
While presenting the Budget for the financial year 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to reduce the existing rate of taxation for individual assesses between income of Rs 2.5 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs to 5% from the present rate of 10%.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to reduce existing rate of taxation of those with income between 2.5 lakh to 5 lakh from 10 percent to 5 percent while presenting the Union Budget 2017.
A day before the presentation of Union Budget 2017, the Economic Survey on Tuesday pegged the country's economic growth at a conservative level of 6.75-7.5 percent for the next fiscal.
Agriculture is consistently losing its importance in India's economic growth. The agriculture sector contributes to just 15 percent of India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but over 50 percent of the population is still dependent on it.
Jaitley said that about 650 India Post Payments Bank branches will be opened by September this year and that will have a multiplier impact as far as banking in India is concerned.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its ‘in principle’ approval for listing of five public sector general insurance companies in the stock exchanges.
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Zeta, a Fintech startup offering smart employee benefits for tax saving under its Optima brand, Friday announced the launch of the fully digital Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) solution.
With this deal, SpiceJet has enhanced its existing order of 55 aircraft with additional 100 firm B737-8 MAX and 50 purchase rights for B737-8 MAX and wide-body aircraft.
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RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday said that the central bank will continue to press ahead for a more fluid and smooth transmission of monetary policy.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India is on threshold of becoming most digitised economy in the world.
The economic growth is expected to be 7.1 percent in FY 2016-17 as compared to the growth rate of 7.6 percent in FY 2015-16.
The 8th meeting of GST Council failed to break deadlock over the issue of dual control of assesses under the new indirect tax regime, an issue that has been holding up supporting bills essential for the GST rollout from April 1 next year.
Oil companies have offered discount of Rs 5 per LPG cylinder on booking and paying online.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday asked banks to supply at least 40 percent of currency to rural areas.
In view of cash crunch being faced by borrowers, the RBI on Wednesday provided additional 90 days for repayment of housing, car, farm and other loans worth up to Rs 1 crore.