Budget 2015

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Budget 2015 based on 2 risky assumptions; if they fail Jaitley may struggle to meet targets
Business

Budget 2015 based on 2 risky assumptions; if they fail Jaitley may struggle to meet targets

India has taken a bet on the fiscal front. The risk may need to be balanced by not reducing the interest rate in next three to six months

With govt getting a say, RBI’s inflation fighting will never be the same
Business

With govt getting a say, RBI’s inflation fighting will never be the same

The new set-up will help the RBI escape from the mud-slinging from the finance ministry every time there is rate hike, but will also reduce its powers

Public debt not a problem yet for India: Raghuram Rajan
Economy

Public debt not a problem yet for India: Raghuram Rajan

The RBI is still trying to understand the new system of computing GDP, but a 7.4 percent GDP expansion makes India one of the fastest growing large economies in the world, he said.

Budget 2015: Why Jaitley rolled out goodies for FIIs? This graphic offers clues
Business

Budget 2015: Why Jaitley rolled out goodies for FIIs? This graphic offers clues

If the government has to succeed in meeting at least 60 percent of the target, it has to keep the FIIs in good stead

Elephanta Caves could get helipad, power thanks to Jaitley's largesse in Budget 2015
Mumbai

Elephanta Caves could get helipad, power thanks to Jaitley's largesse in Budget 2015

The Elephanta Caves near the city is set to get a much needed facelift thanks to the Union Budget.

Budget 2015 effect: Sensex jumps 209 points, Nifty up 63 points at open
Business

Budget 2015 effect: Sensex jumps 209 points, Nifty up 63 points at open

The 30-share index rose further by 209 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 29,570.50.

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging
Business

Budget 2015: No steps to tackle black money via gold, imports seen surging

The NDA has been lucky as inflation is trending downwards and overseas gold prices are also falling. But Jaitley seems to have missed a chance by not cutting gold import duty

Jaitley redeems himself with Budget 2015: 12 reform themes that make it more than ordinary
Budget

Jaitley redeems himself with Budget 2015: 12 reform themes that make it more than ordinary

Arun Jaitley has redeemed himself with his second budget, after the failure of the first one to set the Yamuna on fire. This one sticks to the path of "creative incrementalism" and should deliver results over the medium term

Budget 2015 sets stage for a new economic order, gives India chance to fly
Business

Budget 2015 sets stage for a new economic order, gives India chance to fly

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley decides to plump for growth, eases fiscal deficit target to push public investment; significant reforms on black money, ease of business and entrepreneurship

Misplaced priorities? Budget 2015 doesn't allow govt to take on spread of diseases like swine flu
Business

Misplaced priorities? Budget 2015 doesn't allow govt to take on spread of diseases like swine flu

The budget fails to address the urgent requirements in the healthcare sector

Budget 2015: The 4 measures announced by Jaitley that will be long remembered
Business

Budget 2015: The 4 measures announced by Jaitley that will be long remembered

The FM has taken heed of the global slowdown and the inherent opportunity and risk that lie there

Budget 2015: Draconian black money law won't work without one-time amnesty
Budget

Budget 2015: Draconian black money law won't work without one-time amnesty

The budget proposes tough - even draconian - laws to go after black money holders. But it may achieve little without also offering a one-time amnesty scheme so that the taxman can say "you were given a chance to come clean"

Dismal earnings return to haunt market as Budget 2015 offers nothing much to cheer
Business

Dismal earnings return to haunt market as Budget 2015 offers nothing much to cheer

The Budget may have plenty of positives from a 12-month perspective, but it will no longer be a talking point for the market beyond the next couple of weeks

Budget 2015: Left, RSS-affiliated farmer unions say nothing in it for farmers
Business

Budget 2015: Left, RSS-affiliated farmer unions say nothing in it for farmers

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget 2015-16 delivers a raw deal to the agriculture sector, seems to be the consensus view among bodies representing farmers.

Budget 2015: Good, but falls short of being best says corporate India
Business

Budget 2015: Good, but falls short of being best says corporate India

Some may consider this a pro corporate budget but in reality it is a budget for growth, savings, industrial development and for the middle class.

Black money holders will have one last chance to disclose overseas assets
Business

Black money holders will have one last chance to disclose overseas assets

Indians holding black money abroad will be given a last chance to disclose their overseas bank accounts or wealth to the government and avoid a jail term.

Budget 2015: Chidu is wrong to claim corporates are main gainers
Business

Budget 2015: Chidu is wrong to claim corporates are main gainers

Budget 2015-16 is good for corporates not by being too generous to them, but by bringing policy clarity and continuing on the path of making business easier to do. P Chidambaram is wrong to claim corporates are major gainers from tax cuts.

Budget 2015: Mixed bag for Indian IT industry
Business

Budget 2015: Mixed bag for Indian IT industry

Keeping PCs out of the excise duty structure similar to tablets will demotivate the existing manufacturing facilities that have been operating in India for long, says MAIT.

Delayed fiscal consolidation? No problem, doesn't change India's rating, says Moody's
Business

Delayed fiscal consolidation? No problem, doesn't change India's rating, says Moody's

US-based think-tank Moody's today said India's sovereign rating will not be impacted by the delayed fiscal consolidation programme announced in the Budget 2015-16.

Budget 2015: Long-term measures and no numbers dampen day traders day
Economy

Budget 2015: Long-term measures and no numbers dampen day traders day

“This was probably the first budget where the FM concentrated more on the long-term measures than simply talk numbers about the sector.