New government will press head with scrapping dividend tax: Rutte

New government will press head with scrapping dividend tax: RuttePhoto: Peter Hilz / HH

The new Dutch government will press ahead with its plan to scrap the tax on dividends which will mainly benefit foreign firms, prime minister Mark Rutte said on the second day of debate on the government’s plans.

Rutte refused to go into details about how the decision to scrap the tax, which will cost the treasury €1.4bn, was t

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Making Arms In India

Making Arms In India
Making Arms In India

IN yet another front-page news item on Tuesday, the country was informed about the government’s supposedly unrelenting drive to make defence equipment in India. We may revel over the dedication of the Kalams and the Natarajans to their craft, but the hard reality is that India remains bracketed with Saudi Arabia as the world’s leading importer of

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