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The note-ban is a sacred movement and will lead to a clean economy, the BJP national executive held in the beginning of the 2017 new year said. It was a momentous decision.

The note-ban is a sacred movement and will lead to a clean economy, the BJP national executive held in the beginning of the 2017 new year said. It was a momentous decision.

 
As the Union budget approaches, debates over welfare grow intense.
 

Yaga Venugopal Reddy is a man of few words, but his words carry a lot of weight — especially in the world of finance. Earlier this week, the soft-spoken former governor of Reserve Bank of India chose strong words to describe the state of play at the central bank. 

 

The first advanced estimates of GDP growth for the financial year 2016-2017 (FY17) show a marginal decline from 7.6 per cent last year to 7.1 per cent this year.

 

The economy provides scope and demonetisation, the rationale for a flat income tax rate and a negative income tax for the poor and the needy.

 

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel’s emphasis on the vital importance of protecting domestic macroeconomic stability could not have come at a more crucial juncture. 

 

Schemes announced by Modi have set back financial sector reforms

 

Apropos of the news story “India’s demonetisation could impact Nepal” (THT, January 12, Page 10), for the last couple of months India’s demonetisation news has occupied the media headlines in the Indian sub-continent, and it has also drawn attention of the world.

 

When a toxic haze descended on Delhi even before the sparkle of Diwali’s fireworks faded last November, it sparked off a flurry of long-delayed government activity. Daily meetings were convened, power stations shut down and road sweeping ordered. The smog lifted after a week, and with it, the semblance of official concern vanished about a chronic problem that is not only killing thousands but also shaving crores off India’s economy.

 

Without conditionality, it would give people more control over their lives

 


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