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Feb 23, 2015
Full text: Budget speech 2012The full text of the speech made by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in 2012.
Jan 31, 2013
Budget cuts: Defence, welfare, nuclear power face the axeOne 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.
May 08, 2012
Withholding tax cut: Pranab has chosen to favour big bizThe 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.
Apr 28, 2012
Pranab's budget math has already gone for a tossLess 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
Apr 02, 2012
Spending twice your income? You're definitely aam admiA 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.
Mar 30, 2012
Pranab's real message to taxpayers: we don't trust youThe measures to track tax avoidance introduced by the recent budget essentially means the government is going to get nastier with taxpayers.
Mar 30, 2012
Non-event Budget leaves all the hard work for SubbaraoThe Budget did nothing to bring back reforms agenda, and instead, will be remembered for the devils in the fine print - the Vodafone effect, GAAR, increase in service tax rates and several other horrors.<br /><br />
Mar 26, 2012
Should you invest in times of high political risk?Investing when political risk is high is tricky as short-term volatility could kill future investment appetite. Investors should learn to navigate political risk instead of not investing.
Mar 23, 2012
FM's deficit math is going wrong; rate cut hopes recedeOil prices and currency depreciation may spoil Pranab Mukherjee's fiscal deficit arithmetic.
Mar 22, 2012
Govt needs Rs 2,000 cr daily to fill up its begging bowlIn a situation where liquidity is crunched, the government's borrowing plan will not only suck liquidity out of the economy, but will also not give any incentive to the RBI to ease interest rates.