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Watch: A Union Budget that did harm to none

T N Ninan and A K Bhattacharya dissect Budget 2017 to gauge its impact on the economy

Business Standard  |  New Delhi 

Soon after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley completed his Budget 2017 speech, Business Standard Chairman T N Ninan and Editorial Director A K Bhattacharya discussed over live video the provisions announced in the Budget. Commenting on the impact of the Budget, Mr Bhattacharya said that the Budget had probably done no harm and that the government had stuck to the path of fiscal rectitude. Further, he said that the Budget had introduced some welcome progressive taxation reforms in the form of lower tax rates, particularly for lower-income people.  Agreeing with Mr ...

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