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March 29, 2012
Key observations of the finance minister in his Budget speech and thereafter.

Rahul Oberoi/Money Today
April 9, 2012
The 15 per cent Sensex rally in the first two months of 2012 seems to have stoked the embers back to life when hope was dying at the end of 2011 after a year of slide in stock indices.

Sanjiv Shankaran
March 20, 2012
Fiscal deficit feeds into inflation, pushes up interest rates and pulls down growth. In 2011/12, India's fiscal deficit was 5.9 per cent of GDP, 1.3 percentage points more than what was forecast in Budget 2011. This comes on the heels of a fiscal deficit of over six per cent of GDP in two of the last three years.

Shweta Punj
New Delhi, March 16, 2012
This Budget could have sent out a strong signal to the world that India means business. But without a commitment to much-needed reforms in the Budget, the government missed an opportunity.

BT Online Bureau
March 16, 2012
Prominent highlights of the Budget for 2012-13 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha on Friday:
March 13, 2012
Five leading thinkers on the economy joined Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag to brainstorm the options facing the finance minister.

Shweta Punj
February 23, 2012
Pranab Mukherjee is aware that there will be no real infrastructure and capacity addition in the economy unless there is growth in investments.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, February 8, 2012
Mukherjee said there was a need to boost food production through a \"second green revolution\" that would help reduce the food subsidy bill.

New Delhi, December 29, 2011
The government is looking at borrowing around Rs 40,000 crore more to make up for the shortfall in revenue receipts and poor disinvestment realisation in the current fiscal.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, December 27, 2011
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said there has been a moderation in inflation and the Indian economy will soon revert to a higher growth trajectory.

BT Online Bureau
Mumbai, December 9, 2011
Persistent all-round selling in view of sharp fall in global markets coupled with a cut in the growth forecast of the domestic economy pulled the BSE benchmark Sensex down by another 275 points to finish at 16,213.46.

New Delhi, December 7, 2011
The government subsidy bill in the current fiscal is likely to go up by a massive Rs 1 lakh crore on account of higher outlays towards fertiliser, food and oil, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, December 7, 2011
The deadlock in Parliament over the government's decision to allow FDI in the retail ended after an all-party meeting passed a resolution to suspend the move till consensus is reached.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, November 17, 2011
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the head of Empowered Group of Ministers on Food agrees to several key changes such as keeping an option open for supplying more than 3 kg of subsidised foodgrains to general households.

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, November 3, 2011
This is the second hike in petrol prices in less than two months and it comes at a time when food inflation reached an alarming 12.21 per cent for the week ended October 22.

Sanjiv Shankaran
October 31, 2011
India's economic situation today is reminiscent of late 2008 when Lehman Brothers collapsed. Inflation is high and the interest rate is being hiked to combat it. If you think this year is bad, wait till the next one comes around.

N Madhavan
August 5, 2011
If the state's economy does not grow, Jayalalithaa will have little choice but to raise taxes and take more stringent measures to reign in the runaway deficit. In a way she is basically postponing the inevitable.

Rahul Oberoi/Money Today
Delhi, August 25, 2011
Equities that you should aim to have in your portfolio.

New Delhi, May 28, 2011
The Reserve Bank of India, country's central bank, in its annual credit policy had pegged the growth for the current fiscal at 8 per cent, down from 8.6 per cent recorded during 2010-11.

Puja Mehra
May 30, 2011
Unrealistic assumptions made while fixing fiscal deficit targets have come unstuck and may hurt efforts to control inflation.

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