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Employees’ unions oppose govt plan to sell shares in LIC

LIC employees' unions on Saturday opposed the Centre's plan to sell a part of its shares in the state-run insurance behemoth through an initial public offer (IPO), insisting that the move is "against the national interest". Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be listed as part of the… Continue reading Employees’ unions oppose govt plan to sell shares in LIC

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Former finance minister Badal Chowdhury was granted bail by the high court of Tripura today

Former finance minister Badal Chowdhury was granted bail by the high court of Tripura today. His bail plea came up today in the bench of justice Arindam Lodh who heard the plea and granted bail. Badal Chowdhury had been arrested by state police for his alleged involvement in a procedural lapse in execution of projects… Continue reading Former finance minister Badal Chowdhury was granted bail by the high court of Tripura today

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Bank strike: Nation-wide strike impacts banking services

Services of public sector banks were impacted as employee unions went on a two-day nationwide strike from Friday to press for wage revision.However, private sector lenders like ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank were operational. Many banks, including State Bank of India (SBI), had informed customers in advance that operations may be impacted to some extent… Continue reading Bank strike: Nation-wide strike impacts banking services

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শনিবার বাজেট পেশ করলেন অর্থমন্ত্রী নির্মলা সীতারমন : এদিনের বাজেটে একাধিক গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ঘোষণা করেছেন অর্থমন্ত্রী দেখে নিন এক নজরে

শনিবার বাজেট পেশ করলেন অর্থমন্ত্রী নির্মলা সীতারমন ৷ এদিনের বাজেটে তিনি বলেন বৃদ্ধির হার বেড়েছে ৷ ২০১৪-১৯ বৃদ্ধির হার ছিল গড়ে ৭.৪% ৷ ২৭ লক্ষ মানুষ দারিদ্রসীমার বাইরে এসেছেন বলে দাবি অর্থমন্ত্রীর ৷ বিশ্বের পঞ্চম বৃহত্তম অর্থনীতির দেশ ভারত ৷ সরকারের ঋণের বোঝাও কমেছে বলে দাবি নির্মলা সীতারমনের ৷ এদিনের বাজেটে একাধিক গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ঘোষণা করেছেন… Continue reading শনিবার বাজেট পেশ করলেন অর্থমন্ত্রী নির্মলা সীতারমন : এদিনের বাজেটে একাধিক গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ঘোষণা করেছেন অর্থমন্ত্রী দেখে নিন এক নজরে

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Income Tax Slabs Changed, Rates Cut For Earnings Till Rs 15 Lakh in Optional Scheme

New income tax slabs with reduced rates were introduced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Union Budget 2020 speech on Saturday, providing big relief to the middle class as was expected. Sitharaman in her budget speech proposed an optional tax regime. If an individual opts for the new income tax regime, he/she will no… Continue reading Income Tax Slabs Changed, Rates Cut For Earnings Till Rs 15 Lakh in Optional Scheme

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Nirmala Sitharaman Arrives in Parliament With Red Cloth Bahi Khata; Middle Class Hopes for Income Tax Relief

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is back with a red cloth bahi khata to present the budget. The Narendra Modi government is likely to increase state spending on infrastructure and offer some income tax incentives when Nirmala Sitharaman reads her Budget 2020 speech in Parliament today, aiming to get growth back up from its lowest in… Continue reading Nirmala Sitharaman Arrives in Parliament With Red Cloth Bahi Khata; Middle Class Hopes for Income Tax Relief