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Sitharaman participates In Development Committee Plenary Meeting In Washington Amid US Tour

Sitharaman stated that India faced the Covid-19 pandemic crisis with great resilience and made remarkable progress in vaccination and administered more than 1.85 billion vaccine doses

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The Middle Classes Have Become Hollowed Out: Nobel Laureate Prof. Abhijit Banerjee

On an exceptionally clear afternoon in August, Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld sought him out in the capital during a visit to India and picked his mind on the state of the Indian economy, India’s privatization programme and the need for centres of excellence in academia which is lacking in advance and cutting edge R&D. The discussion centered on the inflation--rise in prices of consumer products; a “realignment of the market” as it adjusts to the growing inequality among consumers. He advocated injecting more liquidity into the economy. He did not consider the Indian economy to be “unusually closed” in the perspective of the developed West or China. And let the “rupee slide” to promote Indian exports, among other things. Excerpts:

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Finance Minister Allocates Rs 1,10,055 Cr For Railways

Presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, Sitharaman said that the plan of the government is to create a future-ready Railways system by 2030.

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Temporary Retention Of GST Cess Pending Reconciliation Not Diversion: FinMin

Time taken in reconciliation of compensation receipts can't be termed as diversion of GST cess fund when the dues to states were fully released by the central government

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