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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 29, 2014

Nassau faces $77 million cash deficit, county comptroller says

County Comptroller George Maragos projected Tuesday that Nassau will end the year with a nearly $77 million cash deficit, primarily due to a steep decline in sales tax revenues and increasing costs of police overtime. Maragos also said in his midyear...
For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Jul 29, 2014

Dickerson: Best field of presidential candidates in a generation?

What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, Fla., has been giving regul... #Florida #Texas #Louisiana #Rick Perry #Jeb Bush #Rick Santorum #Bobby Jindal #Paul Ryan #House Budget Committee #U.S. Republican Party #Marco Rubio #Rand Paul
For Pranab-da, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Jul 25, 2014

O'Brien: Three ideas from Ryan's plan liberals will love

Liberals are used to hating Rep. Paul Ryan. And it's not hard to see why. He's an Ayn Rand fanboy who's authored budget after budget that purportedly balances itself by cutting taxes for the rich and cutting spending for the poor even more - to almos... #Council of Economic Advisers #Ayn Rand #American Enterprise Institute #Center on Budget and Policy Priorities #Paul Ryan #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party