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India's Top Hedge Fund Turns To State-Run Banks As Bad Loans Wane

Bad loans at Indian banks reached a record $150 billion at the end of March with state-run banks accounting for the lion's share

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Jaitley Says GST Had Only Transient Impact On Growth

In remarks apparently aimed at former Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan, who Friday blamed the GST roll-out along with demonetisation for lower GDP growth, Jaitley said the economy recovered fast from the limited "disruptionist impact" of the tax reform

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GST A Monumental Reform, Hit Growth Only For 2 qtrs: FM

After suffering for two quarters, growth increased to 7 per cent, then to 7.7 per cent and went up till 8.2 per cent last quarter and specifically pointed out that this is much higher than the 5-6 per cent expansion achieved between 2012-14

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Jaitley Defends DeMo, Says Rise In Tax Base Proves 'Prophets Of Doom' Wrong

Responding to noteban critics, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that demonetisation has strengthened the economy and increased the government resources to fund poverty alleviation and infrastructure development programmes

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DeMo Led To Formalisation Of Economy, Expanded Tax Base: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a facebook post said that in first four years of the NDA government, the number of income tax returns filers has gone up to 6.86 crore from 3.8 crore in May 2014

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IMF Says Monitoring Situation In India; Bats For RBI's Independence

"We're monitoring the development on that issue and will continue to do so," International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director of Communications Gerry Rice told reporters yesterday when asked about the row

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India Can Now Hope To Be In Top 50: Jaitley On Ease Of Doing Biz Ranking

The target points for improvement are registering property, starting a business, Insolvency, taxation and enforcement of contract

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India Leaps 23 Places On World Bank's Ease Of Doing Business Ranking

India leaped 23 places to the 77th position on the World Bank's 'ease of doing business' ranking as GST, insolvency framework and tax reforms made the country more investor-friendly.

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