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Deal or no deal, Brexit uncertainty gives India Inc. the jitters

While Indian companies in the UK are ready for Brexit, the murky transition process and the possibility of ‘no deal’ is a matter of concern.
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No income tax for all under 35: Congress’ big lollipop for 2019

The idea was discussed at a party meeting on 13 July, but not yet decided if it will make it to the Congress manifesto.

Talk Point: Will the creation of a National Anti-Profiteering Authority impair business?

The authority has the power to impose penalties and even cancel the registration of a business if it does not pass the benefits of GST to consumers.

On Camera

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Millenials love discussing Mercury retrograde on Instagram, but scoff at jyotish predictions

If you’re a millennial and everything is going wrong at work, in love, and in life — it’s probably just Mercury retrograde, which began in June and ends mid-July.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India should spend more to revive demand, not worry about deficit: Economy expert Martin Wolf

Speaking at ThePrint's OffTheCuff, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times Martin Wolf said India can afford to increase its debt-to-GDP ratio to 90%, but should avoid borrowing in foreign currency.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
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It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.