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Real Estate Act Comes Into Effect Tomorrow, Only 13 States Notify Rules

The much-awaited Real Estate Act comes into force from Monday with a promise of protecting the right of consumers and ushering in transparency but only 13 states and UTs have so far notified rules

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PM Narendra Modi On Mann Ki Baat: Ban On Red Beacons Aimed At Ending VIP Culture Mindset

The ban on the use of red beacons, which will come into force from Monday, is aimed at removing the VIP culture from the minds of certain people and replace it with the concept of 'Every Person is Important', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said

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Don't Politicise Triple Talaq, Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the Muslim community to ensure that the triple talaq issue was not "politicised", and hoped that intellectuals from the community would come forward to fight the practice

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FM Arun Jaitley Calls For Expeditious Use Of Penalising Power By Enforcement Directorate

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday advocated expeditious use of penalising power by the Enforcement Directorate to deal with any non- compliance of the laid-down rules

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FM Jaitley Promises No Surprises In GST Rate Fixation

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has promised not to spring any surprises in fixing tax rates under the new GST regime but asked India Inc to pass on benefit of reduced taxes to consumers and not profiteer

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No Question Of Taxing Agriculture Income, Says NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya has categorically stated that there is no question of taxing agriculture income at a time when the government is keen on doubling the income of farmers

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Create Ecosystem To Make New IPR Policy Successful: Suresh Prabhu

Startups in India show a positive approach towards creation, protection and management of IPR, so as to enable them to compete in the global market and achieve growth in business

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‘Political Interference At Grassroots Level Upset Growth Of Microfinance In India’

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Ratna Vishwanathan, CEO, Microfinance Institution Network India, MFIN, says how post demonetisation, the sector is back on track

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Railways Working To Ensure Confirmed Berths On Demand By 2021

Come 2021 and a passenger could be assured of a confirmed berth on his preferred train, if the railways' plan to augment capacity on busy routes materialises

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Profit Is Not A Bad Word, Unjust Enrichment Is: Arun Jaitley

No one can contest the benefit of reduced taxation for the consumer; ‘Profit is not a bad word, unjust enrichment is,’ said Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence.

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CPI(M) Rejects Demand For Power Minister's Resignation

The CPI(M), lead partner in the ruling LDF in Kerala, on rejected demands of the Congress-led UDF and the Opposition BJP for resignation of Power Minister M M Mani for his alleged insulting remarks against women

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India In Advanced Stages Of Formulating Defence Manufacturing Policy: FM

India is in the advanced stages of formulating a policy to encourage domestic defence manufacturing and cut import of combat planes, ships and submarines, says Union Minister Arun Jaitley

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GST To Push India's Growth But Bad Loans Still A Problem: IMF

Observing that India is the "fastest growing emerging market economy" in the region, Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, said the IMF believes that India will continue to grow at a fast pace, with a projected 6.8 per cent rate for Financial Year 2016-17 and 7.2 per cent in 2017-18

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