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Chandrababu Naidu in tight spot over meagre Central funding

S. Nagesh Kumar

HYDERABAD: Ever the optimist, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu finds himself depressed this time round at the Centre remaining tight-fisted in releasing the funds it promised to Andhra Pradesh. 774 more words

Budget 2015: Long on intent, short on content - Virendra Parekh

“There is nothing in the whole budget to bring down the cost of living for the poor or the middle class family. In fact, his lot may become harder. 2,258 more words

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Budget 2015: Goodies only for corporates. Why no personal tax cuts, Mr Jaitley?

Vivek Kaul

As far as goodies for the common man are concerned, there was nothing much there in the budget presented by the finance minister Arun Jaitley today. 913 more words

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Explained: Jaitley's Rs 4.44 lakh tax benefit gimmick

Vivek Kaul

The finance minister Arun Jaitley during the course of his budget speech yesterday remarked: “After taking into account the tax concession given to middle class tax payers in my last Budget and this Budget, today an individual tax payer will get tax benefit of Rs 4,44,200.” 404 more words

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With Jaitley talking about 10% growth, should Rajan be cutting interest rates?

Vivek Kaul

The budget presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday, February 28, 2015, leads me to ask—will the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan cut the repo rate now? 971 more words

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Stimulus and reforms don't go together: Jaitley should have kept his fiscal deficit promise

Vivek Kaul

Promises are meant to be broken, especially in politics. In the budget speech he made in July 2014, the finance minister Arun Jaitley had said: “My Road map for fiscal consolidation is a fiscal deficit of 3.6 per cent for 2015-16 and 3 per cent for 2016-17.” Fiscal deficit is the difference between what a government earns and what it spends. 920 more words

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Of budget, black money and housing

Vivek Kaul

Arun Jaitley’s second budget as finance minister was slightly high on the policy front. One of the things that Jaitley talked about was tackling the black money menace in the country. 1,027 more words

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