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Rupee falls below 73 level against US dollar

At the Interbank Foreign Exchange, the rupee opened lower at 72.74 and slipped further to quote at 73.04 against the dollar, down 54 paise over its previous close. The rupee weakened further and dipped by 54 paise to 73.04 against the US dollar Monday, owing to increased demand for the American currency from importers amid […]

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Arun Jaitley responds to Raghuram Rajan’s criticism of GST

Countering the criticism over the implementation of the tax reform, Arun Jaitley said, "GST slowed down growth for two quarters, but people overlook how growth rose after that."  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday defended the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a “monumental reform”, a day after former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor […]

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Mumbai BJP urges govt to ensure smooth Chhath festivities

Chhath Utsav Mahasangh leader Mohan Mishra said they requested the chief minister to facilitate arrangements for tents, drinking water, mobile toilets, lifeguards and medical camp at the festival venues in the city. The Mumbai unit of the BJP has requested the Maharashtra government to make arrangements for smooth conduct of the ‘Chhath Puja’, a popular […]