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Puja Mehra
April 16, 2009
Political parties have made tall promises in their manifestos, unmindful of the high cost of fulfilling them later borne by the voters who were once lured by the promises.


Rohit Saran
April 5, 2009
Till less than two years ago, every single french fry sold at McDonald's restaurants in India was imported. Reason: Indian potatoes didn't have enough solid content-the proportion of water is high- to produce the crispy MacFries.


Shamni Pande
March 19, 2009
Despite the appalling gaps in the delivery mechanics—cold chains, warehousing, processing centres and logistics—there is enough today to make entrepreneurs tackle specific projects in the farm-to-the table value chain. Entrepreneurs and investors are making most of the business opportunities that abound in the farm-to-fork value chain. Shamni Pande reports.


Rishi Joshi
February 20, 2009
By its own admission, the UPA presided over the best 5-year period of the Indian economy. But why doesn’t its financial management reflect this dream run?


Rishi Joshi
February 19, 2009
That is the range of estimated job losses among blue-collar and informal sector workers. Both the magnitude and the consequences are way higher than the white-collar layoffs.


Saumya Bhattacharya
February 19, 2009
At a time when urban jobs are dwindling, microfinance’s many economic enterprises are generating significant direct and indirect employment, mostly in the rural areas—provided you have the right skills and aptitude.Saumya Bhattacharya goes into the details.


Rishi Joshi
February 5, 2009
After five years of high growth, exports are in a slump leading to massive income and job losses. The situation will get worse before it gets better.


E. Kumar Sharma
December 25, 2008
BT takes a close look at sectors across the economy, noting the big events and placing on record the expectations for 2009.


www.businesstoday.in
August 21, 2008
A Bangalore exporter of cut roses rides high on the Olympics.


R. Sridharan
August 19, 2008
An impassioned, but one-sided, harangue on what’s wrong with the food system.


Shalini S. Dagar and Shammi Pande
June 10, 2008
Better returns to workers is one reason why pension management in the country needs sweeping reforms. Inadequate coverage is another. A report.


Shalini S. Dagar
May 28, 2008
Key reforms are stuck with states because the onus of implementation lies with them, and not the central government. But the laggard states have to get moving if they want their share of the country’s economic bonanza. BT's Shalini S. Dagar reports.


Shalini S. Dagar
March 7, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Full coverage: Budget 2008


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
In presenting the budget for 2008-09, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram seems to have achieved the impossible. He did not give up any of the ongoing schemes or subsidies; in fact, allocations for most of them have been enhanced.


Rishi Joshi
March 1, 2008
Buoyant tax revenues a lower fiscal deficit and an economy that’s in top gear permit the FM to pump big money into agriculture and the social sector. Those efforts might help at the hustings, too.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
Few finance ministers enjoy the comfortable buffer that P. Chidambaram did when he put together Budget 2008. A booming exchequer with tax revenues exceeding targets, a consistently growing economy and a robust inflow of foreign investment.


Shalini S. Dagar
March 1, 2008
Writing off farm loans worth Rs 60,000 crore, increasing Income Tax exemptions, slashing excise duties?Finance Minister Chidambaram’s Budget 2008 is aimed at winning votes in an early poll. Watch complete Budget speechHighlights of Union Budget 2008Full coverage: Budget 2008Surfers' comments on Budget 2008Read full text of FM's speechClick to read sectoral analysisRead experts views on Budget 2008Budget at a glanceWhat’s cheaper, what’s dearer?


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
Rising household incomes, per capita consumption, increased FOReign investments and growing demand from rural markets have allowed the sector to grow at a steady 12-13 per cent in 2007.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
Some CEOs liked it, some didn’t, but few could afford to ignore Chidambaram’s 2008-09 budgetary bouquet.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
Millions of individuals waited with bated breath to hear whether the Finance Minister would dish out some sops to them in his direct tax proposals.


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