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May 28, 2008
The sticking point remains the same as before—the new “discussion text” released last week on trade in agricultural and industrial products requires developing countries to grant considerable access to their domestic market in order to draw minuscule concessions from the rich countries.


www.businesstoday.in
May 14, 2008
The BJP promises farmers free power for votes.


Anand Adhikari
May 14, 2008
Organised food retailing is going to be huge, but it will be nothing without a back end, and a backbone. That’s where the logistics sector comes into play—right from state-of-the-art warehouses to the entire gamut of cold chain infrastructure. BT's Anand Adhikari says that companies in India and abroad have shown a keen interest to invest in this sector.


Krishna Gopalan
May 12, 2008
The banking sector has been through many downs—loan waivers, subprime writeoffs, derivative losses and CRR hikes. But is the worst over?


www.businesstoday.in
May 12, 2008
Can information technology be transformational? Without doubt, yes. And here are 20 examples to prove it. Our annual listing of the most IT-savvy outfits in the country.


Shamni Pande
April 16, 2008
Rising inflation will hurt some consumers for sure, but consumption per se is growing, thanks to the wider affluence a strong economy is creating.


Kapil Bajaj
April 14, 2008
FMCG stocks have not succumbed to the subprime storm and many still make attractive investments.


T.V. Mahalingam
March 18, 2008
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s populist scheme will not make much difference to farmers in the suicide-prone districts of Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. The day the FM announced the Budget, six farmer suicides were reported. Thirty-four farmer suicides were reported in the 10 days following the Budget. T.V. Mahalingam finds out why the waiver is a \"giant hoax\".   Loan waiver will not benefit most farmers: Left'Money for farmers will end up in party coffers'Full coverage: Budget 2008


www.businesstoday.in
June 5, 2020
Govt increases MSP for Kharif crops to provide relief to farmers


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
The cotton farmers in India have some cause to celebrate. India has overtaken the US as the second-largest producer of cotton, and is also now the third-largest exporter of cotton.


www.businesstoday.in
March 18, 2008
The 7th India Today Conclave brought the world’s best minds together for an exchange of ideas.


Krishna Gopalan
March 17, 2008
Jain Irrigation Systems is the second-largest drip irrigation company in the world and one of the largest suppliers of ducting to telcos globally. The stock of Jain Irrigation Systems rose from Rs 411.10 on February 28, 2007, when Chidambaram presented his first “pro-farmer” Budget, to Rs 612.8 on March 13, 2008, a fortnight after the second such Budget. Now, it’s eyeing revenues of $1 billion. BT's Krishna Gopalan 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 6, 2008
In all the hype and hoopla over the massive giveaways in Budget 2008—the Rs 60,000-crore farm loan waiver, the restructuring of personal Income Tax slabs and the wide-ranging cuts in excise duty rates—the media and experts alike have missed one key point:


www.businesstoday.in
March 5, 2008
 The farm sector, long regarded as the laggard that has been holding back the India growth story, may throw up a pleasant surprise.


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
This Budget was presented in the context of an interesting year from a macro-economic perspective. The year started out on a very positive note with strong economic indicators and a buoyant capital market, but ended with tangible concerns around a slowdown in global growth and its impact on emerging economies like India and China.


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
The Finance Minister was uniquely positioned to present a landmark Budget, as Budget 2008 comes in the backdrop of robust economic growth in GDP of 8.7 per cent in 2007-08.


www.businesstoday.in
March 9, 2008
You may be a Harvard Graduate, one of the finest legal minds in the country and even an old hand at budget making, but when you are also a politician with political masters and, worse, an election to win, then you have no choice but to set aside whatever your rational mind may dictate.


www.businesstoday.in
March 1, 2008
P. Chidambaram considers himself a lucky Finance Minister—that is, one who brings luck. And lucky he has been over the last four years as India’s Chief Financial Officer, but not so much because of his government’s policy making as the economic boom across the world.


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?


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