Union Budget 2019
What are the details in the budget fineprint that you need to watch?
When the government presents the final budget of its term, economists will be watching public sector borrowings. Here’s why...
Modi is feeling the heat after his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party lost control of three key states in regional elections.
What’s wrong with India’s farm economy...
How have the Modi government’s tax policies affected your income?
Here’s what SBI, Kotak, HDFC and Axis Bank expect from tomorrow’s budget.
Indian universities have consistently ranked low in global university rankings.
Rajeev Malik of River Valley Asset Management expects the government to stick to its 3.3-percent fiscal deficit target.
There is a direct link between India’s underskilled workforce and high unemployment rates.
Problems of small businesses in Punjab are not different from what their peers face in Gujarat and Karnataka.
There are a few larger problems that the budget must address to mitigate the agricultural crisis -- and win over farmers.
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The school education system in India is facing a shortage of trained teachers and a lack of proper infrastructure.
“There is incremental improvement and there is a backlog of legacy,” writes Bibek Debroy on Indian Railways.
How Jan Dhan, Mudra, Make In India, Ayushman Bharat, PMAY and UDAY have fared.
Mysuru’s 23,000-odd small businesses face problems such as delays in getting loans, buying land or expanding operations.
Voters aren’t going to believe expansive populist promises anyway, given how close the country is to elections.
Arguments against targeting of revenue deficit are facile, says NIPFP’s Rathin Roy
Piyush Goyal has been given additional charge of the Finance and Corporate Affairs ministries.
Middlemen are much more than commission agents in Punjab’s Sohal village.
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had budgeted Rs 70,100 crore for farm subsidies in year ending March 31.
Can the Finance Minister make any changes to government policy in the ‘interim budget’?
Jhulasan is cleaved between owners of small and big farms, and access to water sets them apart.
Farm support schemes are common before elections but its high time India focused on farm sector reforms, says Jahangir Aziz.
“It entirely depends on what the existing situations are,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, last week.
Nothing seems to have changed for paddy growers of Birbhum, in West Bengal.
Budget 2019 - Achhe Din? Assessing the economic planning and management under the Modi administration.
The finance minister said that the larger economic situation dictates what goes into an interim budget.
India has the fiscal space to consider direct income transfers as the most cost-efficient way to address weak farm growth.
Arun Jaitley has managed to keep headline fiscal deficit in check but performance on other fiscal indicators may not be as good.
Delayed loans and late subsidy disbursal make business difficult for small and medium manufacturers in Gujarat.
India watchers are waiting to see if Modi will betray convention and announce tax concessions to win favor with voters.
The Budget session of Parliament is likely to be held from Jan. 31-Feb. 13, interim Budget is expected to be presented on Feb. 1.
Arun Jaitley unexpectedly left for the U.S. for a medical check up relating to his kidney ailment.
The government announces its gross revenue in the Union Budget. How does the government generate this revenue?
Once the government puts its estimates of how much it earns into place, it starts to decide where it will spend.
The government will announce the fiscal deficit target in the Union Budget. Here’s an explainer of what it means.
The Union Budget is coming up on Feb. 1. Here’s an explainer of what it really means.