From this year's Budget, Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM expects the minimum alternate tax to be removed.
The Union Budget will be presented on March 16 post the State elections. This could be the UPA government's final showdown. The economy is going through a slow phase, the bureaucracy is in a state of paralysis and corporate India is suffering from a bout of depression.
Given these fiscal and political constraints, can Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee change the mood of the nation? Will he present an agenda for growth or a statement of accounts?
From this year