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Vijay Kelkar for 12% GST, sharing one-sixth tax with ‘third tier’

According to Kelkar, in order to make the NITI Aayog more effective, it is essential to ensure that the institution is at the “High Table” of decision making of the government.

In fact: For Budget test three weeks away, lessons from 17 years ago

As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley gets ready to present his Budget, there appear to be some parallels from then — the banking sector crisis.


Centre forms panel to revitalise PPP projects in infra

The 10-member panel will be headed by former finance secretary Vijay Kelkar.

Kelkar panel for PSC regime, market-based gas pricing

Final report indicates that the potential impact of the initiatives proposed by the panel over 15 years could lead to annual savings of $70-80 billion in import bill.

Kelkar panel moots ‘highest possible’ market price for gas

Market-determined gas pricing should apply to all forms of gas irrespective of the source: Kelkar Panel

Fiscal brinkmanship: Open-door policy to be blamed for rupee woes

At one go in Budget FY'13,plan expenditure was raised by a massive 26% in just one year.


Briefly Bussines: Forex reserves plunge by $3 bn to $277.16 bn

Foreign currency assets,a major component of the forex reserves,dropped $2.155 billion to $249.895 billion for the week ended August 2.

Krishna likely to take over as 14th finance commission head

Outgoing external affairs minister S M Krishna is likely to take over as chief of the 14th Finance Commission. The orders for the composition of the commission are expected soon,with the Cabinet having finalised its terms of reference

Kelkar effect: FM looks to prune plan expenditure

Chidambaram is also holding a meeting of financial advisors of all the government departments

Kelkar: We are not for elimination of subsidies

Food subsidy is defensible.