Union Budget 2019
Opinion  /  Published 18.07.19

Sovereign bonds: another demonetization moment?

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 12.07.19

Sitharaman shoots back on Chidambaram's charges

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharam today came to Parliament with a sarcasm-dripping rebuttal to P. Chidambaram's charge that her maiden budget was 'insipid' and lacked a 'bold approach'.“The contempt...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.07.19

Infrastructure key to $5-trillion goal

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her first budget outlining the vision for achieving a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25, driven by investments. The push for investments will be from the inf...
By Sameer Narang in

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Mayawati flags ‘Modi-turf poverty’ and migration

Mayawati has claimed that poverty is driving large-scale migration from eastern Uttar Pradesh, home to the constituencies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Yogi Adityanath.“The cond...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Ease of living and compliance

The first budget of Modi 2.0 had signs of continuity from Modi 1.0 and had something for everyone. The FM’s themes of ease of living and the ease of being compliant in doing business are well inten...
By Ashok P. Hinduja in

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Union Budget: Kick-start steps absent

The Narendra Modi government on Friday proposed to increase taxes on the super-rich and import tariffs on almost 75 products, including gold and automobile parts, but failed to offer tax breaks to the...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

NRF to fund and coordinate research

The Centre on Friday announced a plan to create a National Research Foundation (NRF), a body that will coordinate and fund research nationwide through a novel mechanism designed to pool both intellect...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.07.19

Union budget 2019: Disappointing all the way

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By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.19

Budget: Jharkhand homemaker lists disappointments

For 51-year-old homemaker Rupa Chatterjee, the Union Budget has brought no cheer.A resident of Contractor’s Area in Bistupur, Rupa is most upset that despite coming to power with a massive majority,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

Unravelling the $5-trillion mystery

Now that opinions of multiple shades have been expressed over the recently tabled Union budget, it is worth pondering over a simple economic calculation that few cared to shed light on. The matter con...
By Dipankar Dasgupta in


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