Feb 27, 2013, 21:42 PM ISTAnjani Kumar: Super-rich tax? Redo the I-T slabs first
An equitable tax regime makes more sense than debates over whether the rich should pay more
Feb 25, 2013, 21:42 PM ISTShanti Narain: Why the Railways needs a tariff regulator
Tariff fixation has become such a politicised exercise that the institution is losing its importance in the national ...
Feb 25, 2013, 21:32 PM ISTDon't assume a recovery
What the crash in company orders means for Budget projections
Feb 24, 2013, 22:44 PM ISTA K Bhattacharya: The spendthrift states
State finance ministers are relying on Central transfers rather than their own tax efforts to bridge their deficits
Feb 24, 2013, 22:42 PM ISTDevangshu Datta: Triple-witching on Budget day
Potentially explosive developments on the global financial front could upstage the impact of Chidambaram's February 28 ...
Feb 20, 2013, 21:50 PM ISTNitin Desai: What the FM must do
Don't cook up projections to make the deficit look good, and don't hand out tax goodies to the middle class
Feb 19, 2013, 21:50 PM ISTA K Bhattacharya: Mind the expenditure cut
It's good to hear that the finance ministry is keen on reducing the fiscal deficit, but it is equally important to know ...
Feb 19, 2013, 21:42 PM ISTJayanta Roy: No quick fixes for high growth
The Indian economy suffers deep structural flaws that piecemeal measures in the Budget are unlikely to solve
Feb 18, 2013, 21:46 PM ISTAndy Mukherjee: A Budget for banks
Bad loans and poorly capitalised banks are prolonging the five-year credit slowdown, which the Budget must fix
Feb 16, 2013, 21:09 PM ISTTarun Das: Budget 2013 - Beware the hype
The global economy is in a mess. In this situation, the Budget cannot perform miracles. It is not a one-off "fix" for ...
Feb 13, 2013, 21:40 PM ISTShankar Acharya: Macroeconomic context and Budget
Budget 2013-14 may manage to control the fiscal deficit, but pushing growth and fixing the current account deficit are ...
Feb 12, 2013, 21:40 PM ISTChidu-nomics - the threat within
Preventing managed rupee depreciation is a key internal inconsistency in the finance minister's economic prescription
Jan 21, 2013, 00:55 AM ISTFM blesses taxpayer-friendly GAAR
Finance Minister Chidambaram, true to his desire to periodically make a reformist announcement, surprised all last week ...
Jan 21, 2013, 00:42 AM ISTSomasekhar Sundaresan: Rise above the din to tax inheritance
It is that time of the year when the nation goes into overdrive of chatter over taxation issues. The announcement of ...
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