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Budget 2010
  • 22 Feb 10
    12:42 AM
    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had made 45 major announcements in his Budget speech for 2009-10. As he prepares to present his next Budget for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government on February 26, Mukherjee may well pat himself on the back
    12:37 AM
    As Finance Minister Mukherjee prepares to deliver his second budget in the midst of competing expectations of stakeholders, it will be interesting to observe his approach and policy directives for achieving balanced growth keeping in line with economic
    12:35 AM
    Now that Budget 2010 will soon be upon us, it is worthwhile to look at what it could hold in place with regard to proposals on indirect taxes. This article seeks to do some crystal ball gazing.
  • 17 Feb 10
    12:02 PM
    This is the time when lobbyists descend on the national and state capitals seeking benefits in the coming budgets. Every fringe group and profession has someone to pursue its case. But there is hardly anyone to speak up for the judiciary.
  • 12 Feb 10
    12:02 PM
    The Budget to be presented on February 26, 2010 is one of the most important economic documents the UPA government will present in a long time.
  • 10 Feb 10
    12:02 PM
    When was the last time the government changed income-tax rates for individuals? Well, more than 13 years ago! That change was an initiative of P Chidambaram in February 1997 in his second Budget for the United Front government.
  • 07 Feb 10
    12:02 PM
    Till the Budget, there will be many trading opportunities in the energy sector.
  • 03 Feb 10
    12:02 PM
    Unless you have a vision, you cannot be a game-changer. The Indian Railways have done just that, given themselves a vision for the next 10 years that cannot be faulted for timidity.
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