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Budget cuts: Defence, welfare, nuclear power face the axe

Jan 31, 2013

Budget cuts: Defence, welfare, nuclear power face the axe

One reason the cuts are needed is a rising subsidy bill. The finance ministry expects the burden for providing cheaper fuel to jump by nearly Rs 50000 crore r, above earlier estimates of Rs 43,000 crore. #Numbers #Defence #Chidambaram #rural #roads #Welfare #Budget 2012
Withholding tax cut: Pranab has chosen to favour big biz

May 08, 2012

Withholding tax cut: Pranab has chosen to favour big biz

The FM's decision to cut the withholding tax from 20 percent to 5 percent will bring in hot flows and make the country more vulnerable to external winds. #HowThisWorks #Debt #Budget 2012 #Gaar #Pranad Mukherjee #Withholding Tax #Current account
Pranab's budget math has already gone for a toss

Apr 28, 2012

Pranab's budget math has already gone for a toss

Less than a month-and-a-half after the budget was presented, it seems the subsidy bill on food and fuel will be missed by miles #Pranab Mukherjee #Subsidies #Food Security Bill #Union Budget 2012-13 #Fuel Subsidies
Spending twice your income? You're definitely aam admi

Apr 02, 2012

Spending twice your income? You're definitely aam admi

A survey by the ASSOCHAM shows that in the last six years, spending by a common man has more than doubled than his salary. Here are some of the highlights from the survey. #Business/Finance #didyouknow #service tax #bank balance #Budget 2012 #Middle Income Group
Pranab's real message to taxpayers: we don't trust you

Mar 30, 2012

Pranab's real message to taxpayers: we don't trust you

The measures to track tax avoidance introduced by the recent budget essentially means the government is going to get nastier with taxpayers. #Pranab Mukherjee #Budget2012 #Gaar

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Did Pranab-da pull a fast one on Voda and P-notes?

Apr 02, 2012

Did Pranab-da pull a fast one on Voda and P-notes?

How could the Vodafone law change has just been a clarification when it was there on the statue book in 1922, asks one expert. #Pranab Mukherjee #Vodafone #Budget 2012 #Gaar #P-Notes
For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Mar 17, 2012

For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Why the finance minister had to deal with the brickbats while the man with the bat was the showstopper on Budget Day. #Pranab Mukherjee #Sachin Tendulkar #Budget2012

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For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Jul 13, 2014

Parks Canada services take hit in budget cuts

OTTAWA—Get out to a national park while you can — budget cuts at Parks Canada have resulted in shorter seasons and fewer guided tours, according to internal agency documents. Documents obtained by the Star reveal Parks Canada is on pace to cut more t... #Canada #Ottawa #Stephen Harper #Halifax Corp