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Satara jewellers shave their heads as mark of protest

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 22:21

Over 50 jewellers on Thursday shaved their heads as part of their ongoing protest against hike in import duty and excise duty on gold.

Govt may cut lock-in under Rajiv Gandhi equity scheme to 1 year

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 19:19

The government is likely to reduce the lock-in period under the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme for new equity investors to one year from three years proposed in the Budget 2012-13 and a circular to this effect could be issued within a month, official sources said.

Union budget aimed at fiscal consolidation : Pranab

Last Updated: Sunday, April 01, 2012, 22:23

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the 2012-13 Budget was placed with a view of fiscal consolidation, moderation of inflation and bringing back India to a higher trajectory of sustainable growth.

Tata Motors hikes commercial vehicle prices by up to Rs 60,000

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 15:50

Tata Motors on Thursday said it has hiked the prices of its entire range of commercial vehicles by up to Rs 60,000 following excise duty hike in the Budget.

Tata Motors hikes commercial vehicle prices by up to Rs 60,000

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 15:50

Tata Motors on Thursday said it has hiked the prices of its entire range of commercial vehicles by up to Rs 60,000 following excise duty hike in the Budget.

Pranab Mukherjee to reply on Union Budget

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 10:15

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will on Monday reply to the debate on the Union Budget 2012 tabled in the Lok Sabha recently.

'Service tax hike to make hotel rooms more expensive'

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 17:24

The government's decision to increase service tax to 12 percent will make hotel tariffs more expensive, and will have an impact on overall occupancy and business for hotel companies, leading hoteliers said on Thursday.

Sensex cold shoulders majority of UPA Budgets

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10:44

The 2012-13 Budget presented by Pranab Mukherjee too witnessed Sensex dip by 1.19 percent with the stock market terming it as “no body’s” Budget.

Sensex cold shoulders majority of UPA Budgets

Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10:44

The 2012-13 Budget presented by Pranab Mukherjee too witnessed Sensex dip by 1.19 percent with the stock market terming it as “no body’s” Budget.

Budget proposals to contain inflation: Gokarn

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 14:58

The Reserve Bank today said that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Budget proposals will help in moderating inflation which is hovering at 6-7 percent.

Budget boost for low-cost housing

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 14:43

Mukherjee announced extension of the scheme of interest subvention of 1 percent on housing loan up to Rs. 15 lakh.

Jewellers extend strike for 2 more days over gold duty hike

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 13:08

Jewellers across the country, including Delhi and Mumbai, extended their protest for another two days against the budgetary proposals hiking customs duty on gold import and levying of excise on unbranded jewellery.