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BusinessToday.In
September 24, 2018
Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, jumped 2.6 per cent on Monday, its highest since 2014, after Saudi Arabia-led OPEC and Russia stopped short of pledging to boost crude output ahead of US sanctions on Iran.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 21, 2018
The idea is to increase the excise duty on IMFL, especially on the largely consumed mid-segment liquors, and then reduce taxes on petrol and diesel.


BusinessToday.In
September 17, 2018
Despite steps such as withdrawing withholding tax on Masala bonds, allow some breathing space to foreign portfolio investors, and check non-essential imports and promote exports in order to arrest the decline in rupee, the local currency fell over 50 paise below the 72 level per dollar mark in trade today.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 17, 2018
If govt allows, I can sell petrol, diesel for Rs 35-40 per litre, says Baba RamdevAs petrol and diesel prices continue to break records every day, yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said if the government allows, he can sell petrol and diesel for just Rs 35-40 per litre. He also called for bringing petrol and diesel under the lowest slab of the uniform Goods and Services Tax (GST), and not the 28 per cent rate, as people's \"pockets are being emptied\". Raising questions over the governmen...


Dipak Mondal
New Delhi, September 17, 2018
The chances of missing the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent are growing and the first quarter target is already 70 per cent.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 17, 2018
The yoga guru also calls for bringing petrol and diesel under the lowest slab of the GST, and not the 28 per cent rate, as people's \"pockets are being emptied\".


PTI
September 16, 2018
The government is determined to keep fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent of GDP on the back of buoyant tax revenues and expectations of surpassing the disinvestment target.


BusinessToday.In
September 11, 2018
Today, the market extended losses with the Sensex closing 509 points or 1.34% lower at 37,413. Nifty too fell 150 points or 1.32% to 11,287 level. The Sensex has lost nearly 1,000 points in the last two sessions in a rout triggered by the worsening trade data. The Nifty too has lost 300 points in the same period.


BusinessToday.In
September 7, 2018
A litre of petrol is retailing at Rs 79.99 in the national capital while the same is selling for Rs 87.39 in the financial hub of Mumbai.


BusinessToday.In
September 6, 2018
While the prices of fuel are on a continuous rise, the government has blamed the 'external factors' behind the spike and called the movement 'temporary'.  


Rajeev Dubey
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Over Rs 10 lakh crore from fuel taxes have been deployed in social schemes.  Cutting taxes mean cutting down on such schemes which will be political hot potato in the run-up to general elections.


BusinessToday.In
September 3, 2018
Even as government pats itself on the back for 71 per cent surge in the number of income tax returns (ITRs) filed upto August 31 this year, the direct tax collection data released by CAG paints an uninspiring picture.


BusinessToday.In
August 31, 2018
The figures mean India is the fastest growing economy in the world, and comes as a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government after demonetisation and GST had led to a slowdown in the economy.


Mudit Kapoor
New Delhi, August 31, 2018
A weaker rupee has resulted in rise in import bills, costlier foreign education and travel. The biggest impact is on petrol and diesel prices which have witnessed steady increase throughout the year. Petrol and diesel have risen by 13.99 per cent and 23.04 per cent respectively since August 24 last year.


BusinessToday.In
August 31, 2018
Analysts expect rupee to hit the 72 level per dollar if the current situation persists. The Indian currency is down 3.3% in August and nearly 10% this year so far - making it the worst-performing currency in Asia.


BusinessToday.In
August 30, 2018
\"Focus will now shift to India's GDP and fiscal deficit data due to be released on Friday. A near-term range for the rupee is 70.20 and 70.75,\" said Rushabh Maru, Research Analyst, Anand Rathi Shares and Stock Brokers.


BusinessToday.In
August 28, 2018
While the ongoing trade war between the US and China has sent alarm bells ringing, India can end up as a major beneficiary if it play its cards right.


BusinessToday.In
August 16, 2018
The rupee set a new all-time low record today, staying above the psychologically-important 70 mark against the US dollar. Here are the factors weighing down the rupee.


Joe C Mathew
August 16, 2018
One and a half decade after Vajpayee demitted office, he is today remembered as a leader who took forward India's telecom revolution, laid the foundation for massive infrastructure projects - road, rail and air, in a size and scale that matched the Nehruvian-era.


BusinessToday.In
August 10, 2018
Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.


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