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Feb 27, 2015

Economic Survey: Despite complaints, govt praises its airport development plan

As of now, five Indian airports have been given to private developers on a revenue sharing model- Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Cochin and Bengaluru. #Airports #budget 2015 #Budget2015 #Delhi #Economic Survey #Economy #India #Mumbai #PPP

Feb 27, 2015

Rail Budget 2015: Prabhu misses Modi’s target on efficiency, but hopes to better it

One key aspect that can improve the efficiency and decrease the Railways’ spending is by bettering the on-time performance of the passenger and goods trains #budget 2015 #Budget2015 #Economy #efficiency #India #operating ratio #RailBudget2015 #Railway Budget #Suresh Prabhu

Feb 25, 2015

Boost for Modi’s federalism: 42% of taxes collected will go to states

The 14th Finance Commission report has been tabled in parliament today. Here are some of the key recommendations that Firstpost has been able to put together from reports available so far #Budget2015 #Economy Budget 2015 #Fiscal Responsibility #Revenue Deficit #Union Budget 2015

Feb 25, 2015

Finance Commission upbeat on GST roll out, moots fund to compensate states

The government tabled the GST bill in the Lok Sabha in December and is hopeful to pass the landmark legislation in the budget session. #Budget2015 #Economy #Finance Commission #Goods and Services Tax #GST #HowThisWorks #Lok Sabha

Feb 24, 2015

Budget 2015: Direct benefit transfer only way to cut govt’s subsidy burden

The only way out for the government will be widening the coverage of direct benefit transfer or DBT. #Budget2015 #DBT #Direct Benefit Transfer #Economy #expenditure #Subsidy

Feb 24, 2015

Finance Commission tips on tax will have “serious effects”, says Abhijit Sen in dissent note

Sen said he is “constrained” with the fact that detailed discussions among the members of the commission on various topics haven’t fully translated to the recommendations #Abhijit Sen #Backward Region Grant Fund #Devolution #Finance Commission #Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana #Revenue Deficit

Feb 20, 2015

Budget 2015: A cut in corporate tax rate will boost Make in India but FM unlikely to oblige

Industry lobby groups have been demanding a cut. If the government obliges, that will offer a big boost to the industry #Corporate tax rate #Finance Budget 2015 #Make In India #Minimum Alternate Tax #Tax collection

Feb 19, 2015

Budget 2015: Three graphics that explain FM Jaitley’s task on deficits

A higher fiscal deficit means the government will borrow more from the market through issuance of government securities. #Arun Jaitley #Budget2015 #Economy #Finance Budget 2015 #fiscal deficit #Fuel Subsidy #P. Chidambaram #primary deficit #Revenue Deficit

Feb 17, 2015

What the numbers say: Australia should win the World Cup, India will be in semis

Two cricket loonies have worked out a statistical databank from which it is possible to predict outcomes of games two times out of three. This tells us that Australia should win the 11th ODI World Cup. #2015 ICC World Cup #Ankur Choudhary #Book Review #Clive Lloyd #Cricket #Criconomics #CWC 2015 #MS Dhoni #Sachin Tendulkar #Sports #Surjit Bhalla #Virat Kohli #World Cup #World Cup 2015