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Finance panel wants more funds for states and centre agrees

The GST (good and services tax) may meet less resistance with the government on Tuesday accepting  suggestion of the 14th Finance Commission to raise share of states in central taxes to 42% fr

IRCTC to convert old coaches of Palace on Wheels into eateries

  The Indian Railways want its catering and tourism enterprises IRCTC to convert the old coaches of Palace on Wheels into theme-based restaurants. These restaurants will be placed strategicall

CAG spots opaqueness in government finances

“Opaqueness was noticed in 32 receipts and expenditure major heads wherein more than 50 percent of total expenditure and receipts were recorded under minor head - Other Expenditure/Other Rece

Railways suffered over Rs 33,000 crore loss on passenger service: CAG

  The Railways was unable to meet its operational cost of passenger and other coaching services. During 2014-15, there was a loss of Rs 33,821.70 crore on passenger and other coa

Is runaway taxation stifling the Indian economy?

An archetypal Indian, let us call him Ram Lal, pays water tax, municipal tax, road tax, house tax, sales tax, central sales tax, professional tax, value added tax, octroi,  service tax

Change or perish: World Bank expert to Indian Railways

 Martha Lawrence, senior railway specialist, leader of railways community of practice, World Bank, said Indian Railways faces three major challenges. First, it is losing market share to roads,

The financial “Catch-22” of Indian cities

 The United Nations General Assembly has designated October 31 as World Cities Day, which has the general theme - Better City, Better Life. It is a well known fact that by 2030 nearl

Railways plan to enhance goods trains speed from 65 to 100 kmph

The railways are making concerted efforts to significantly enhance the speed of freight trains from 65 kmph to 100 kmph for raising revenue and give a fillip to the goods segment.  



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