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Big outlays, little spending Why India should have two finance ministers

Jul 30, 2014

Big outlays, little spending Why India should have two finance ministers

One problem with recent budgets is the huge spending proposed. But a lot of essential spending is also not happening, delaying economic revival. We may need an extra FM to ensure plan spending #Finance minister #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #I-Day Speech #Union Budget 2014-15 #Plan Outlay
Changing direction Jaitley heralds shift to low-tax economy

Jul 27, 2014

Changing direction Jaitley heralds shift to low-tax economy

Despite presenting a compromise budget that had large elements of the UPA's approach in it, Arun Jaitley's recent articulations are indicative of a new direction. Budget 2015 will tell us if this is for real. #Arun Jaitley #finance bill #Union Budget 2014-15 #Low Taxation #Pro-Business Policies
Jaitley to address RBI board Will he outline steps taken to tackle fiscal deficit?

Jul 27, 2014

Jaitley to address RBI board Will he outline steps taken to tackle fiscal deficit?

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the board of the Reserve Bank here on August 9 amid expectations that the central bank will complement government actions by reducing rates to boost growth. #Economy #India #RBI #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Chidambaram #Subsidy #Reforms #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014
'We are pro-business' Jaitley makes first move to signal right-wing economic philosophy

Jul 20, 2014

'We are pro-business' Jaitley makes first move to signal right-wing economic philosophy

Pro-business is not different from being pro-poor, said the FM. The surprise is this commonsensical statement is such a novelty in Indian political articulation. #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Budget debate #Union Budget 2014-15 #Right-Wing Philosophy
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Jul 12, 2014

Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Neither politicians nor commentators seem to understand the meaning of what being pro-market means. There is a naive and unwarranted belief that socialism is pro-poor and markets anti-poor. #Arun Jaitley #Socialism #Capitalism #Budget 2014 #Union Budget 2014-15 #Pro-Poor

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Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Sep 29, 2014

Government to Discuss Budget Update with Employers, Unions Wednesday

Bulgaria’s caretaker government will discuss a draft 2014 budget update with employers and trade unions on Wednesday. The National Council for Tripartite Cooperation was expected to discuss the update on Monday but the meeting was postponed on Friday...
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Sep 28, 2014

IntMin Employees to Stage Protest over Plans for Social Benefits Cut

The main union representing the staff of Bulgaria's Interior Ministry will take hundreds of employees to the streets if social rights of those working in the security sector are slashed. In a letter to the media, it has also insisted that interim soc...
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Sep 27, 2014

Air France Cancels More Flights As Strike Stretches On

Air France has hit more turbulence. The longest strike in the French national carrier’s history grounded 55 percent of flights scheduled for Sunday as negotiations collapsed after the government and the airline on Saturday rejected a request from the... #Paris #Amsterdam #Ryanair #AIR FRANCE KLM #Air France-KLM Group #EasyJet #Wall Street Journal #Huffington Post