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Budget 2012: Why not withdraw tax breaks to companies?

Mar 17, 2012

Budget 2012: Why not withdraw tax breaks to companies?

The size of revenue forgone through tax breaks is twice as big as the subsidy bill. Isn't this the place to start fixing the fiscal deficit? #Tax #Budget2012 #Subsidies in India #Union Budget 2012-13 #Budget Analysis
Budget 2012: Will this year's budget deliver promises?

Mar 16, 2012

Budget 2012: Will this year's budget deliver promises?

Each year, a string of promises are made by finance ministers on how the economy will perform. However, not all promises are fulfilled. #Inflation #fiscal deficit #Union Budget #Budget2012 #Subsidies in India
Budget 2012: Key things to watch

Mar 16, 2012

Budget 2012: Key things to watch

Just a few hours left before Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee presents his Union Budget proposals for the new financial year starting 1 April. #Pranab Mukherjee #Subsidy #Deficit #Budget 2012 #Subsidies in India #Budget2012Video #Firstpost Anniversary
Cutting subsidies is key to fiscal correction: Surjit Bhalla

Mar 13, 2012

Cutting subsidies is key to fiscal correction: Surjit Bhalla

Economist Surjit Bhalla of Oxus Investment says that the budget must target subsidies and also reduce the NREGA allocations next year. #Surjit Bhalla #Budget2012 #Subsidies in India #Budget2012Videos #Fiscal Correction #Firstpost Anniversary
Petroleum subsidy dangerous as it's uncapped: Ahluwalia

Jan 11, 2012

Petroleum subsidy dangerous as it's uncapped: Ahluwalia

Ahluwalia conceded that reforming petroleum subsidy would not be easy, but said the govt needs to move forward on this after elections in five states in the next few months. #Finance minister #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #TheySaidIt #Subsidies in India #petroleum subsidy

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Petroleum subsidy dangerous as it's uncapped: Ahluwalia

Jul 10, 2014

India Budget Focuses on Jobs, Growth

India's new government said it would overhaul extensive subsidy programs for the poor and roll out a series of more business-friendly measures in an effort to create jobs and boost economic growth...
Petroleum subsidy dangerous as it's uncapped: Ahluwalia

Jul 10, 2014

India's new government unveils growth budget

India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, telegraphing a contentious overhaul of populist subsidies and vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by spending billions of dollars on infrastructure...
Petroleum subsidy dangerous as it's uncapped: Ahluwalia

Jul 08, 2014

This Is Why India Has to Shrink the Subsidy Raj

Taxes and subsidies are part of every government’s toolkit for tinkering with prices and economic activity. But India tinkers more—and more expensively—than most...
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