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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 Pranabda, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Mar 17, 2012

For Pranabda, 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
For Pranabda, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Sep 26, 2014

Government to scrap tax break for property investors in Budget

The Government will scrap a tax break for property investors in the upcoming Budget, ending a special deal that was aimed at encouraging buyers. The capital gains tax exemption was introduced in Budget 2012 to encourage investment in property when th...
For Pranabda, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Sep 26, 2014

Report: Suffolk, LI towns continue to show 'fiscal stress'

Suffolk County has slightly improved its finances but is still under "moderate fiscal stress," according to a report released Thursday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The report, which comes after DiNapoli's office reviewed financial records fo... #Joseph Sawicki #Thomas DiNapoli #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #Hempstead, NY #Glen Cove, NY #Islandia, NY #Long Island, NY #Oyster Bay, NY
For Pranabda, the unkindest cut came from 'Shochin'

Sep 30, 2014

Magic Mike 2 Will Be A Sexy Road Movie, Here Are The Details

Magic Mike was one of 2012’s most surprising hits, as it ultimately grossed close to $170 million from a measly budget of just $7 million. As is Hollywood’s want when a film is unexpectedly successful, a sequel was instantly requested, and Channing T... #Hollywood #Channing Tatum