Must Read News Articles-September 21st 2019


An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament

A Parliament Budget Office can help drive smarter, more focused debate in the media and with the electorate.

One people, many countries

The Indian American gathering in Houston will be an unlikely reminder of the futility of the claims of ultra-nationalism

A rural stimulus: On MGNREGA wage hike

Putting more money in the hands of rural households will stir up the economy

LNG deal to kick-start Modi’s U.S. visit

Officials say oil, gas purchases to ‘re-energise’ ties

India, Mongolia to explore space together

India and Mongolia signed MoUs on space cooperation and disaster management that will provide a new dimension to the India-Mongolia strategic partnership.

Banking on NBFCs for loan melas

Commercial banks will use the network of non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to reach the last mile in extending loans through loan melas.


A deep cut: On corporate tax cuts

Tax cuts have enthused Corporate India, but there is the fiscal problem to deal with

Govt. cuts corporate tax to spur investment, jobs

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveils slew of measures including a cut in the Minimum Alternate Tax for all businesses

Draft rules to regulate social media ready: Government

May be notified soon, Central government’s counsel tells Madras High Court.

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