agriculture

‘The more things change, the more they stay the same’ – the epigram by French critic Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr rings true each year after the budget is announced. This year, a long standing...
Mar 05, 2018
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The GST Council is likely to take up rationalisation of rates of about 70 items, of which at least 40 are services. Amendment in rules may also be taken up to simplify filing and plug some of the...
Jan 16, 2018
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The country's economic growth will not be “justifiable and equitable” unless the rural sector gets the benefits of it, and that's the reason why the government will lay focus on the agriculture...
Jan 15, 2018
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Economists and sectoral experts have asked the government to fix agricultural issues, generate jobs, and focus on fiscal consolidation. At a pre-Budget meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
Jan 11, 2018
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The last leg of 2017 did not pan out exactly the way the Narendra Modi government would have wanted it to. It also showed the kind of policy challenges that the government will have to deal with in...
Jan 02, 2018
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India would get back to more than 8 per cent growth, Niti Aayog said, proposing a host of reforms, including reduction in corporate tax to 25 per cent and uniform import duty at 7 per cent.  ...
Apr 28, 2017
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Close on the heels of a senior economic adviser proposing farmers to pay income tax, Finance minister Arun Jaitley has assured that the central government has no plans to tax agricultural income...
Apr 27, 2017
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Despite the global meltdown, Indian economy will continue to grow more than 7 per cent for the third year in succession in 2016-17 helped by a normal monsoon. The Economic Survey (2015-16),...
Feb 26, 2016
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While noting that global commodities markets are behaving in an abnormal way, Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand warned that the country's farm sector crisis is expected to deepen further in 2016-17 if...
Jan 18, 2016
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