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A political and economic masterstroke would be for the Union budget to contain a basic income scheme for the bottom 50 percent — the poor and lower middle class

 
 

Demonetisation has not adversely impacted the rice procurement drive by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and affiliated state government agencies so far.

Demonetisation has not adversely impacted the rice procurement drive by the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and affiliated state government agencies so far.

 

The focus of any sustainable reform of the taxation structure must be on reducing flows of tax evasion, not going after existing caches of black money

 

One of the most powerful and important institutions in any modern economy is its central bank or the monetary authority (as it is often referred to). In India, the central bank is the Reserve Bank of India.

 
Of late, there has been much concern expressed in business and political circles about the declining trend of Indian exports, after a period of steady growth. Focusing too much on fluctuations in the short run can lead to distortion; one needs to look at exports not at an arbitrary point in time but over a period of at least three to five years to gain perspective.  
 

The State Bank of India’s decision to cut its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) by 90 basis points is a timely nudge to borrowers, especially given the sharp slowdown in credit growth in the current fiscal year.

 
The BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money) app has seen 5 million downloads since its launch on December 31, reports Shritama Bose in Mumbai. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) MD and CEO AP Hota told FE on Tuesday that the number of user registrations on BHIM so far is 1.5 million.  
 

It lacked concrete information and failed to address political corruption adequately

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rang in the new year in trademark fashion. His speech on 31 December was a grab-bag of sops leavened with oratorical flourish. Unfortunately, lost in the mix was its most anticipated element—concrete information on the currency-swap initiative.

 
 

Demonetisation has possibly been the single biggest policy brand this country has seen in 2016. It certainly was bigger than the GST from an impact perspective.

 

While digital transactions have seen a jump in several areas of commerce after the government announced demonetisation of R500 and R1,000 notes on November 8, the organised dairy sector hasn’t been left behind

  While digital transactions have seen a jump in several areas of commerce after the government announced demonetisation of R500 and R1,000 notes on November 8, the organised dairy sector hasn’t been left behind
 


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