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Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jul 11, 2014

Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jaitley said in a country with so many poor people, any economic philosophy which is totally market based will not work. #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014
Half measures and high ideas: Why Jaitley's budget is a missed opportunity

Jul 11, 2014

Half measures and high ideas: Why Jaitley's budget is a missed opportunity

Jaitley could have signalled that reforms were coming. He did not. This budget is also the story of missed opportunities. #Economy #India #Disinvestment #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Chidambaram #Subsidy #Tax #Reforms #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014
A decent effort: Arun Jaitley's budget rates a 7 out of ten

Jul 11, 2014

A decent effort: Arun Jaitley's budget rates a 7 out of ten

On the whole the FM has done a good job working through the constraints with the budget, and tried to give incentives wherever possible and allocating funds where necessary. #India #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #PPF #Budget Analysis #Fuel Subsidy #Budget 2014
Important numbers from Budget 2014 in a single infographic

Jul 11, 2014

Important numbers from Budget 2014 in a single infographic

Expectations had been high that the government would utilise India's strongest election mandate in 30 years to take radical steps comparable to the 1991 market reforms that unleashed an era of high economic growth.
#India #Narendra Modi #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Union Budget #Budget2014 #receipts
Budget 2014's message is India is ready to grow, says Jaitley

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014's message is India is ready to grow, says Jaitley

In his interview, the finance minister said he was confident that his government will be able to stick to the 4.1 percent fiscal deficit target even though rating agencies have voiced skepticism about the Budget estimates. #GDP #UPA #Banks #Narendra Modi #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Subsidies #GST #PSU #DTC #Budget2014

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Dear FM, Seventh Pay Commission will only help you lose votes

Sep 26, 2013

Dear FM, Seventh Pay Commission will only help you lose votes

A sudden shock in the global markets can easily take rupee can easily go back to its lows. This could be either the Fed cutting its asset purchase programme faster than expected or geopolitical tensions in the Middle East spiking oil prices globally. #P. Chidambaram #InMyOpinion #US Federal Reserve #Indian rupee #FII #Seventh Pay Commission #current account deficits
Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Aug 13, 2013

Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Is there a way out of this mess or is time the only healer? The latter seems to be the more plausible answer but pain caused by the current economic conditions will be high. #Economy #RBI #Rupee #ConnectTheDots #Growth #Current Account Deficit #Indian currency

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Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Jul 10, 2014

Corbett signs budget, vetoes millions in legislative funding, urges action on public pensions

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto to strike $65 million from the General Assembly's own appropriation, urging a renewed effort to curb public-sector pension benefits for newly hired teachers...
Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Jul 08, 2014

Japan Current Account Surplus Eases Concern

Japan marked a current account surplus for the fourth straight month in May, suggesting a smaller trade shortfall may allay worries about further current account deficits...
Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Jul 06, 2014

Dodgers' rally comes up short against Rockies

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers were roaring back from a six-run deficit in the seventh inning when Adam Ottavino replaced Nick Masset on the mound for the Rockies. The Rockies' lead was down to 8-6 and the Dodgers had the bases loaded with no outs. Ottavino... #Juan Uribe #Nick Masset