Budget 2014: Will Arun Jaitley's gamble on growth work for India?
Jul 11, 2014 at 10:30 | Source:
Jaitley'sfirst budget is done. And how does it rate? Is it what the doctor ordered? Will it bring down inflation, boost investment, and set the economy on a new virtuous cycle of self-sustaining growth?Lets be clear. This is not a budget that breaks ...
Will India budget please the masses?
Jul 10, 2014 at 22:17 | Source:
The first budget of the newly-elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government seeks to raise revenues by divesting shares of government-owned enterprises and has raised limits on foreign investment in companies providing insurance servi...
India budget: Arun Jaitley unveils reform plans
Jul 10, 2014 at 20:57 | Source:
India's new government is promising to bring back higher growth, with a budget including more scope for foreign investment, spending on infrastructure and a goods and services tax (GST). The finance minister also indicated there were plans to li...
Budget 2014 Live: Rs 2.5 lakh tax-free, tax breaks for India Inc, FIIs
Jul 10, 2014 at 12:50 | Source:
INDIRECT TAX PROPOSALS12.50pm: Most of the concessions for sectors are small and narrow. Wonder why these itsy-bitsy announcements should be read in the budget speech.TAX PROPOSALS12.45pm: Basic tax exemption limit raised to Rs 2.5 lakh, and Rs 3 lak...
India budget: What can we expect?
Jul 10, 2014 at 11:42 | Source:
After sweeping to power in India's election with a pledge to fix the economy, the first budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to be keenly watched. And in the country where Bollywood is one of its greatest exports, one economist is usi...
Modi's mountain to climb
Jul 10, 2014 at 11:42 | Source:
On the eve of the Modi government's first budget, India is in the grip of infectious optimism. Admittedly, doing the kind of job I do, I have been exposed to a limited cross-section of Indian society. But the business elite I have met in Mumbai ...
Budget 2014 Live: Speaker offers a break in middle of B-speech - a first
Jul 10, 2014 at 11:31 | Source:
11.45am: So far there are too many small allocations for diverse schemes covering the poor, farmers, marginalised sections, etc, but none looks like having a major impact. But meanwhile, at the request of the finance minister, the speaker offers a br...
Strategy to swell kitty
Jul 07, 2014 at 17:42 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
New Delhi, July 6: The Narendra Modi-government is looking to raise around Rs 1 lakh crore from divestment in state-run units and spectrum auction to part fund its maiden budget. The government has little leeway to raise tax even as higher crude pri...
How Budget 2014 can bring tax rationalisation back in India
Jul 04, 2014 at 15:36 | Source:
One of the oft repeated items on every budget wish list this year is the reversal of retrospective amendments in the tax law. The current Modi government is faced with a catch 22 situation of increasing tax revenues to fund its ambitious infrastructu...
Best companies to work for 2014: List from 11 to 100
Jul 01, 2014 at 08:12 | Source:
'India's Best Companies to Work For' is a study conducted by The Economic Times and Great Place to Work Institute, based on a methodology that has been validated the world over. This year, 600 organisations spanning 20 industry categories participat...