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Budget 2013 marked by deafening silence on key issues

What is remarkable about Budget 2013-14 or rather about the finance minister, P Chidambaram’s Budget speech is not so much what he has said as what he has left unsaid.…

Budget 2013: Costing India’s Flagship Schemes

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Budget paves way for lowering twin deficits, says RBI

The central bank said the Government’s net market borrowing target of around Rs 5 lakh crore (budget estimate for the next fiscal is Rs 4.84 lakh crore) is manageable. Read…

Budget 2013: Costing India’s Flagship Schemes

Budget 2013: Costing India’s Flagship Schemes

India’s budgetary pronouncements are often analyzed in the context of the many spending programmes successive Governments have initiated over the years – and the 2013-2014 Union Budget is no different.…

Budget 2013: The Dope On Who Gets How Much

The Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution have been the top spenders.   So, what are the reasons driving…

Budget 2013: The Dope On Who Gets How Much

Finance Minister P Chidambaram, while presenting Budget 2013-14, said that fiscal deficit remains high but did not cut down on spending, particularly the subsidy bill which many were watching closely.…

Budget 2013: Here’s What The Government Is Really Betting On

  India’s Union Budget 2013-14 was presented on February 28, 2013 against a backdrop of a slowing economy and stalling investment.   IndiaSpend contributor Anupam Gupta takes a closer look…

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