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Growth, inflation woes: Why the ball is back in govt's court

Jul 16, 2013

Growth, inflation woes: Why the ball is back in govt's court

The green shoots have certainly not appeared and the monsoon period is not exactly the time when there is much private activity. Inflation will stabilize at a higher level once the impact of rupee depreciation gets embedded in the system. #HowThisWorks #Inflation #Economy #P. Chidambaram #RBI #Growth #Budget 2013-2014
Budget 2013 effect: Mobile phones set to get more expensive

Mar 01, 2013

Budget 2013 effect: Mobile phones set to get more expensive

Mobile phones are set to get more expensive this year. P Chidambaram proposed that the import duty on mobile phones that cost more than Rs 2000 would go up. #P. Chidambaram #mobile phones #Budget 2013 #Budget 2013-2014
Budget 2013: Just money won't help public health, we need state incentives

Feb 28, 2013

Budget 2013: Just money won't help public health, we need state incentives

If anybody thought that Centre’s extra allocation will make a major difference, here is the reality - the real impetus for universal healthcare should actually come from the states which account for 85% of the country’s government-spend. #HowThisWorks #Budget 2013-2014 #Health expenditure #National Health Mission
Union Budget 2013: Is Chidu the one man who can turn things around?

Feb 28, 2013

Union Budget 2013: Is Chidu the one man who can turn things around?

According to industry experts, Chidambaram is making the right noises. He has to ensure that he does not go the populist way like his predecessor. #P. Chidambaram #Budget 2013-2014 #budget2013-videos #Economic Survey 2013-14
Is the govt facing a crisis on political consensus before Budget 2013?

Feb 26, 2013

Is the govt facing a crisis on political consensus before Budget 2013?

Has the government reached out to the opposition on its seriousness on economic reforms so that there is political consensus before Budget 2013? No, said the opposition parties on a CNN-IBN panel discussion. #BJP #GST #Reforms #VideoViews #Budget 2013-2014 #PoliticsVideos #budget2013-videos #Budget2013Videos #BJ Panda
No super-rich taxes: FM to put investors before voters in Budget 2013

Feb 26, 2013

No super-rich taxes: FM to put investors before voters in Budget 2013

Aides to P. Chidambaram said the eloquent Harvard-educated lawyer finally convinced leaders of his Congress party that more profligate spending would make a sovereign rating downgrade to 'junk' status inevitable and could trigger an economic meltdown. #finance ministry #Chidambaram #investors #Budget 2013 #Budget 2013-2014
Take the weekly Firstpost Budget quiz

Jan 21, 2013

Take the weekly Firstpost Budget quiz

In the run up to Budget 2013, Firstpost will be conducting a special quiz related to past and present budgets. This is the second quiz #finance ministry #Budget 2013 #Budget 2013-2014 #BudgetQuiz
Pre-budget meetings with Chidambaram begin today

Jan 02, 2013

Pre-budget meetings with Chidambaram begin today

The first meeting is with agriculturalists. It will be followed by a series of interactions with sectoral experts, industry captains and economists to get their feedback and inputs for possible incorporation in Budget 2013-14. #finance ministry #Chidambaram #Budget 2013-2014 #Budget 2013