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BSE Sensex Falls for Third Straight Session

The BSE Sensex fell yet again on Monday as the country's financial sectors like banks have been hit. Earning worries also hit the technology stocks, leading to fall of stocks for a third straight session. Mar 19, 2012
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India Budget 2012-13: Luxuries Become Dearer

It might have appealed to the common man when Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, while presenting the Union Budget 2012-13 in the parliament Friday, announced the decision to raise tax exemption limit to Rs. 2 lakh. But, virtually, people are going to lose more money since service tax, excise tax and customs duty are going to be raised. The budget is the most discomforting to people who seek luxuries of life. Mar 17, 2012
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Manmohan Singh: 'Compulsions of Managing a Coalition'

In the midst of speculation whether Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee is on the United Progressive Front's board after her recent protest about price rise in the Union budget 2012-2013, the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has maintained "these are compulsions of managing a coalition." Mar 17, 2012
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India Inc Welcomes Union Budget 2012-2013

Leading business bodies and industrialists in the country welcomed the Union Budget 2012-2013 presented by the Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Lok Sabha Friday. Mar 16, 2012
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Union Budget 2012-13: Summary

The Union Budget 2012-13 identifies five objectives to be addressed effectively in the ensuing fiscal year. Here is the summary of the general budget. Mar 16, 2012
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Union Budget 2012-2013: Agri Customs Duty to be Reduced to 2.5 Percent

Carrying forward the initiatives taken for agriculture and agro-processing sectors, the government proposed to reduce basic customs duty from 7.5 percent to 2.5 percent on sugarcane planter, root or tuber crop harvesting machine and rotary tiller and weeder and parts for the manufacture of these. Mar 16, 2012