Sunday, Sep 25, 2022

Arun Jaitley budget


Short of funds for modernisation, Defence Ministry looks for options

February 04, 2020 7:28 am

Senior military officials say modernisation of the forces has taken a backseat because of shortage of funds. This issue has been repeatedly highlighted by the parliamentary standing committee on defence in its reports but an economic slowdown has meant that enough funds are not available for existing contracts

Can deviate a little from fiscal consolidation path: Economists to FM

January 14, 2016 5:15 pm

Suggestions from economists included bringing in changes in small savings rate and to focus on increasing private and public investment.

Hukmdev, the voice trending inside and outside Parliament

March 24, 2015 9:32 am

Hukmdev Narayan Yadav is 76, an MP into his fifth term now. However, it is his recent, fiery speeches that have suddenly shot him into prominence in Parliament and on social media.

Tax reforms will boost Mumbai makeover: CM

March 01, 2015 2:24 am

Leaders of the Congress and the NCP have, however, expressed disappointment over the budget.

What the budget didn’t say

July 24, 2014 12:16 am

The PPP approach, for instance, hasn’t taken off in India so far. How can that be remedied?

Before the smart cities, the Bangalore test

July 15, 2014 12:37 am

Arun Jaitley’s budget last week allocated Rs 7,060 crore to the 100 smart cities.

Semblance of a strategy

July 11, 2014 2:46 am

It is hard to see a unifying theme among scattered interventions.

Continuity and some change

July 11, 2014 2:45 am

Like a UPA budget from happier days.

Plumbing over poetry

July 11, 2014 2:42 am

Budget makes downpayments on fixing India’s five geographies of jobs.

From hope to reality

July 11, 2014 2:37 am

If the presentation of the budget were better, most experts would not be missing the big ideas for the small trees.