Making sense of the Budget: Here are 10 charts that will help

The union budget is the most awaited economic exercise of the year. Thursday’s budget will be the last full budget of the Narendra Modi government before the 2019 elections. This also increases its political significance. Here are 10 charts which can help you understand the budget better. What do BE, RE and AE figures mean? The budget is not just More...

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By Loknath Das On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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GST Council cuts tax rates on 29 items, discusses simpler return-filing process

The Goods and Services Tax Council (GST Council) on Thursday cut tax rates on 29 products and 54 services at its 25th meeting and agreed to make the process of filing tax returns simpler. At the meeting chaired More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Keeping a close watch on petrol and diesel prices, says Pradhan

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan remained non-committal on Thursday on cutting excise duty on petrol and diesel, which have touched record highs, saying the government was keeping a close watch on the situation. Petrol More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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December quarter earnings likely to show first signs of revival post GST rollout

The first signs of a rebound in corporate earnings growth will likely be visible in the December quarter due to the favourable effect of a low base a year ago and higher consumer spending in the festive season, More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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How Predictive Analytics Can Help Your Business See the Future (Infographic)

Your customers are supplying you with data that can help you predict the future. Now more than ever, predictive analytics are becoming available to small businesses looking to get ahead of the competition by mining More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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2017 year in review: Vote for your favourite campaign

Vote for your favourite campaign of 2017 There have been many memorable campaigns this year, from Nike’s #Breaking2 record attempt to Burger King’s OK Google stunt. Marketing Week has selected eight More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Curse Of Cash Has Impact On Society And Economy, Says Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Ahead of the first anniversary of demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that excessive cash in the economy has “its own cost” and India is gradually moving towards More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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This Is The Number Of PANs Linked With Aadhaar

New Delhi: Over 13.28 crore Permanent Account Numbers (PANs) have been linked with the Aadhaar till now, official sources said on Monday. With this, 39.5 per cent of PANs are now linked with Aadhaar numbers. There More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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GST Council May Prune List Of Items In 28% Slab

Guwahati: The GST Council may on Friday consider reducing items in the 28 per cent tax slab and slash rates for daily use items, plastic products and hand-made furniture as it looks to provide relief to consumers. More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Slowdown in economy bottomed out, 7% GDP growth likely this fiscal: Niti Aayog

Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar has said the economic slowdown that began in 2013-14 has bottomed out and the GDP is likely to grow 6.9-7% this fiscal and 7.5% in 2018-19. The economic growth slowed to More...