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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

Jul 10, 2014

Union Budget 2014: PM Narendra Modi faces first test of his reform credentials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces the first major test of his reform credentials on Thursday, when his fresh-faced government presents its maiden budget amid early doubts about his willingness to make unpopular decisions...
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Jul 28, 2014

Upbeat MTA budget plan calls for restoring West Hempstead line weekend service

The MTA, boosted by overperforming revenue, now projects a brighter financial future than it did earlier this year -- despite having to come up with nearly $500 million in 2014 to fund new worker contracts. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority M... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #West Hempstead, NY
Earth to Mr Jaitley: socialism is not pro-poor, markets are not anti-poor

Jul 09, 2014

Suffolk won't get $10.9M savings through prescription plan

The Bellone administration says $10.9 million in savings projected in the 2014 budget from the county's new prescription administrator will not materialize this year. The shortfall was disclosed in documents last month associated with the county's $7... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #West Hempstead, NY
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