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Budget 2014: Six terms you should watch out for
Budget 2014

Budget 2014: Six terms you should watch out for

In English the word budget simply means, where money comes from and where money goes. Loosely put the Union Budget is pretty much the same thing. But, for the sake of those who are new to this and want to understand what the FM speaks. Read on.

FM's plan to meet target: Rollover $15 billion subsidy
Economy

FM's plan to meet target: Rollover $15 billion subsidy

By rolling over some costs, Chidambaram can tell voters in the run up to the elections, which must be held by May, that the government met its deficit target.But equally, he will be shackling the next government with costs that could blunt its ability to stimulate an economic recovery.

 Mukul Sangma presents Rs 526 cr deficit budget for Meghalaya
Economy

Mukul Sangma presents Rs 526 cr deficit budget for Meghalaya

The chief minister said the state does not propose further increase in royalty on coal in view of the recent increase of the same by the Centre.

Inflation must fall to 4-6 pct; Budget 2013 may help: RBI
Economy

Inflation must fall to 4-6 pct; Budget 2013 may help: RBI

The RBI holds a policy meeting next week and is widely expected by analysts to cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 7.50 percent.

Budget 2013: CNBC TV18 is clear winner
Business

Budget 2013: CNBC TV18 is clear winner

Shorn of spin, and with clear explanations on every single point, there's no doubt as to who the winner of the Union Budget was - CNBC TV18.

Does Economic Survey know what it is talking about?
Economy

Does Economic Survey know what it is talking about?

The Economic Survey 2012-13 is full of errors

Chidambaram's Google Hangout: Why does he think we are all fools?
Economy

Chidambaram's Google Hangout: Why does he think we are all fools?

Chidambaram may be the best reformer we have in the UPA, but surely some greater humility and honesty would be in order even from him?

10 things you need to know about tax-free bonds
Investing

10 things you need to know about tax-free bonds

In 2012-13, Rs 25,000 crore worth of tax-free bonds were to be issued. This clearly means there are a lot people who are investing in these bonds. If you think you have missed the bus, and want to know about these bonds, read on.

Not just rich people; richer companies too pay less tax
Economy

Not just rich people; richer companies too pay less tax

The tax axe bites less harshly on the richer companies. Here's why.

Global yatra part 2: What does FM hope to achieve now?
Business

Global yatra part 2: What does FM hope to achieve now?

Whenever your sole objective is to fulfill a responsibility, chances are that the deed becomes boring to you and all stakeholders because you do it just for the heck of it.

Gold sale to rise in Gulf on limit revision for NRIs post Budget 2013
Economy

Gold sale to rise in Gulf on limit revision for NRIs post Budget 2013

Leading retailers with presence across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have indicated that since the budget 2013 announcement, NRIs who are planning to travel to India in the coming days started buying more gold ornaments

Montek in denial over credibility of budget numbers
Economy

Montek in denial over credibility of budget numbers

Ahluwalia will need a miracle in oil prices to ensure that the subsidy target is met. Or the 6.5 percent GDP growth number for 2013-14.

Struggling Nifty opens flat as St awaits RBI policy, global cues for direction
Investing

Struggling Nifty opens flat as St awaits RBI policy, global cues for direction

According to market experts, the struggling market that was looking forward to the Budget for a clear direction will now again depend on favourable global cues for an upswing.

Budget 2013 math is going out of the window already
Economy

Budget 2013 math is going out of the window already

The subsidy bill is beginning to look very suspicious. The fertiliser minister has already said this year's subsidies are out of alignment with requirements

Govt may earn more than Rs 1,800 cr from mobile tax hike next fiscal
News & Analysis

Govt may earn more than Rs 1,800 cr from mobile tax hike next fiscal

The government’s decision to hike the excise duty on phones priced above Rs 2,000 is going to fetch it a lot of money in the coming financial year.

Buy that smartphone before April 2013 or be ready to pay more
News & Analysis

Buy that smartphone before April 2013 or be ready to pay more

The Union Budget 2013 has left a sour aftertaste for mobile fiends with the rise in prices. Mobile penetration in the country has been phenomenal and mobile..

Rural schemes: re-bundling is good, but not good enough
Economy

Rural schemes: re-bundling is good, but not good enough

If the intended beneficiary is the farmer, why shouldn't a single department be set up and all programmes bundled into one?<br /><br />

Women’s Bank: How symbolism kills real possibilities and real India
India

Women’s Bank: How symbolism kills real possibilities and real India

People who grew up in rural areas without banks, or in places where petty bankers were too highhanded to entertain the illiterate villagers, know where to go for the safe-keep of their precious money: that little window at their neighbourhood post office.

Union Budget 2013-14: A Story Of Odds And Ends
Biztech

Union Budget 2013-14: A Story Of Odds And Ends

With a mixed bag of hits and misses and little definitive guidance, IT buyers and provides are still left shooting in the dark. Does this ring worry bells for the sector?