The economy slowing down to its slowest growth in 11 years together with a cut in corporate tax rates led to the government missing its tax collection target by a wide margin in the current fiscal. The tax shortfall also led to slipping on fiscal deficit target for the third year in a row. Source

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Listing of insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation may be done in the second half of the next financial year, finance secretary Rajiv Kumar said on Sunday. Listing of LIC will bring in greater transparency, public participation and also deepen the equity market, he said. Asked about the quantum of dilution, Kumar said, it could be

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