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Budget 2014: Can Jaitley take on Chidambaram's fiscal deficit challenge?

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Can Jaitley take on Chidambaram's fiscal deficit challenge?

Jaitley will either have to let the fiscal deficit go up or like Chidambaram push their accounting to the next financial year. #HowThisWorks #India #GDP #Narendra Modi #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Chidambaram #Tax #Union Budget #Budget2014
Budget 2014: No fast buck, patience key for indices to reap returns

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: No fast buck, patience key for indices to reap returns

The Union finance minister had just over a month to prepare the budget for 2014-15 and given the time constraints, there has not been any major announcements except for intent on a strong macro economic framework. #Sensex #HowThisWorks #Stock market #GDP #Investing #nifty #RBI #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Bonds #Indian rupee #Budget 2014
Indonesia election dispute: Amid fears of political instability, what next?

Jul 10, 2014

Indonesia election dispute: Amid fears of political instability, what next?

Here is a look at which candidate has the stronger case for claiming victory, and what might happen in the coming days and weeks amid fears of political instability in Indonesia. #HowThisWorks #Indonesia #Jakarta Governor #Joko "Jokowi" Widodo #Prabowo Subianto #Indonesian Presidential race #Election dispute #Quick Count
Higher tax on cigarettes: Won't save lives, will just fill govt coffers

Jul 09, 2014

Higher tax on cigarettes: Won't save lives, will just fill govt coffers

Studies have shown that in a country like India increasing tax on cigarettes hardly deters smokers. And since smokers pay a higher amount for each cigarette, it just gives more revenue to the government. #HowThisWorks #India #Tax #Revenue #Harsh Vardhan #Budget 2014 #taxes on cigarettes #tax on cigarettes
Bank accounts for all: PM Modi that's not financial inclusion

Jul 09, 2014

Bank accounts for all: PM Modi that's not financial inclusion

Bank accounts for all does not mean complete financial inclusion. If the Modi government wants to go the whole mile, it must expedite banking by the postal department. #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Financial inclusion #Budget 2014 #banking for all #small and marginal framers #access to credit

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Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

May 17, 2014

Why no opposition will be strong enough for Modi in Lok Sabha

More interestingly, the 55 or so seats that the allies bring to the National Democratic Alliance give Modi leverage inside the BJP. He can afford to alienate or push away those elements inimical to him or his policies. #HowThisWorks #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #BJP #Narendra Modi #Rahul Gandhi #Lok Sabha #parliament #policies #Lok Sabha Election Results 2014
Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

Mar 23, 2014

Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

In some ways the UPA had ceased being 'progressive', the quaint term used to allude to leftism, after the exit of the Communists. #HowThisWorks #UPA #NDA #2014 Lok Sabha Elections #J Jayalaithaa

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Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

Jul 12, 2014

Five-day trucker strike at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports ends

More than a 120 striking truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach voted to return to work, ending a five-day protest that briefly halted cargo flows at the ports, organizers said...
Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

Jul 12, 2014

'The Bridge's' Demian Bichir prizes his time in the gray zone

Demián Bichir is an actor who likes to work in the shades of life. A prolific star in his native Mexico, the 50-year-old Bichir has steadily left a dent across the border in Hollywood on film and TV, earning a lead actor Oscar nod for his role in 201...
Narendra Modi or not, opportunistic politics will govern India

Jul 12, 2014

McCarron: Flawed Yankees can spend way to victory in weak AL East

Why so negative? You know who you are, self-loathing Yankee fan, ready to trash this season just because Masahiro Tanaka is out for at least six weeks - or more if an elbow rehab program doesn’t work – and the Yanks have a host of other flaws...