Union Budget 2018
Big tax changes are needed in Budget 2018 to protect India’s global competitiveness, argues Mukesh Butani.
Modi’s Budget Dilemma: Win Rural Voters or Stick to Deficit Plan
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s energy reforms may be facing their toughest test yet.
With elections in sight, India is under pressure to loosen fiscal policy in the budget. It would be a mistake.
Too early to expect GST gains to help lower personal income taxes, says NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar.
Arvind Subramanian feels govt should focus on completing tasks like resolving the twin balancesheet problem
Just five of the twenty-nine states of India account for nearly half of all GST revenues.
Businesses waiting for Prime Minister Modi to cut corporate taxes may need to wait a bit longer.
What brokerages think of India’s economic survey, and the implications for Union Budget.
There’s scarcely any sale of investment as Keynes defined but extraction of resources to pay for Keynesian spending.
The Draft Model Act for contract farming presupposes that the farmer is the weaker party and is counterproductive.
Sending investors the bill for a shortfall from India’s new goods and services tax is a bad idea.
Climate change could reduce farm incomes by 25 percent in the medium term.
India’s formal sector payroll substantially larger than believed, says Arvind Subramanian.
The government will stick to fiscal prudence and slash corporate tax rate to 25%, says Arvind Virmani.
The most interesting takeaways from the Economic Survey 2018, in charts.
Raghav Bahl crafts a budget speech that discards the accumulated economic ‘wisdom’ of the past 70 years.
Economic Survey 2018: Ten new facts about the Indian economy.
India’s investment slowdown has been relatively moderate in magnitude but long in duration.
Economic Survey does not rule out deviation from the stated path of fiscal consolidation.
India cannot rule out a pause in its fiscal consolidation plan in the year through March: Chief Economic Advisor.
The market will watch the fiscal deficit number.
Time is running out for Modi to shore up the support of rural voters who underpinned his rise to power in 2014.
The taxman may end up being a speed bump for the Indian stock market.
Electric vehicle buyers may get income tax relief.
Why Gujarat’s cotton spinning mills are struggling in the peak season.
Will Budget 2018 lay down the road map for ‘acche din’?
Focus on farmers’ income rather than just output, says MS Swaminathan.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari speaks with Sanjay Pugalia on what Budget 2018 can do for infrastructure sectors.
In Saurashtra, cotton farmers say they are yet to get the benefit of crop insurance.
Higher corporate borrowings costs and squeezing out of SMEs could hurt growth, cautions HSBC’s Pranjul Bhandari
India has one of the world’s largest programmes to expand renewables, a tripling of capacity over next five years.
Should Budget 2018 remain focused on fiscal consolidation or try and spend more to revive growth?
Prospects seem dim for a recovery in private investment in 2018 say India’s top CFOs.
Farm crisis in Gujarat far from over.
Life Insurance Council also recommends tax exemption on annuity payouts when a pension scheme reaches maturity.
Should a tax on long-term capital gains on equity be levied? Here’s what the experts have to say.