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PK Joshi
July 24, 2014
The budget listed many measures to improve irrigation, strengthen warehousing, expand R&D, boost farm credit, enhance productivity, etc.


Frank Jack Daniel and Neha Dasgupta
New Delhi, July 11, 2014
With varying degrees of severity, Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's all expressed worries that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's pledge to keep this year's fiscal deficit to 4.1 percent of gross domestic product looked unrealistic.


Josey Puliyenthuruthel
July 10, 2014
The NDA's 2014/15 Budget is long on hope and short on fixes. And, if first time Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's calculations go wrong, India will have some all-too-familiar fiscal trouble to deal with.


PTI
New Delhi, July 10, 2014
Both welfare schemes and reformist policy measures, were also unveiled that were aimed at a wide range of stakeholders -- from the girl child to senior citizens and overseas investors to the defence forces.


Frank Jack Daniel
New Delhi, July 10, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's promises of bold budget decisions and broadsides against the \"mindless populism\" of his left-of-centre predecessors have proved a hit with investors, helping the benchmark BSE stock index to a record high last week.


Mail Today Bureau
July 10, 2014
The fiscal situation, in particular, has turned out to be far worse than the UPA government's window-dressing made it out to be. Add untamed inflation and the possibility of a drought this year, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley becomes the man in the eye of a perfect storm.


Manoj Kumar
July 9, 2014
The tone of the report is bound to increase speculation that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will announce a higher fiscal deficit target in his maiden Budget, which he presents to Parliament on Thursday.


Sumanta Dey
Bangalore, July 9, 2014
Increased spending on social welfare and other benefits has been commonplace in Indian budgets for many years. But analysts say the tone of this budget will be different, mainly steering clear of populist measures.


Rajendra Jadhav
July 9, 2014
Importing onions would be the only effective way to curb soaring prices, agriculture experts say, but similar steps in the past have failed to ease supplies.


Rajesh Sud
July 7, 2014
A comprehensive monetary and fiscal policy is needed to rein in inflation across various components of WPI and CPI.


Manoj Kumar
July 7, 2014
The privatisation target could reach Rs 700 billion, almost equal to all proceeds over the last four years, in a budget Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes will launch the growth and jobs agenda that in May won him India's biggest election mandate in three decades. The budget is due on Thursday.


Shweta Punj
July 3, 2014
Business Today organised a pre-budget panel discussion with Ajit Ranade, Chief Economist, Aditya Birla Group; Arvind Virmani, former chief economic advisor to the finance ministry; Satya Poddar, Partner, EY; and Dhiraj Mathur, Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Manoj Kumar and Nidhi Verma
June 19, 2014
\"If oil prices remain high even for three to four months around $120 a barrel, it could have a significant impact on the fiscal deficit and economic growth,\" a senior Finance Ministry official told Reuters on condition of anonymity.


Anand Adhikari
June 17, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India and the government will have to work in tandem to tame inflation.


Anand Adhikari
June 2, 2014
GDP growth has been below 5 per cent for the second year in a row, which calls for urgent action on the interest rates' front to spur growth.


Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Tony Munroe
May 30, 2014
Now, Rajan may need all the suave charm of the fictional British spy to sell that same hard-nosed agenda to a powerful new prime minister who is determined to revive economic growth and create jobs.


Anilesh S Mahajan
May 26, 2014
As Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will face a huge challenge in bringing the economy back on track. The current GDP growth rate of less than five per cent is a record low in the past decade. Modi sold hope in his campaign, it is now time for him to deliver.


Shweta Punj and Anilesh S. Mahajan
May 19, 2014
The new BJP government has its hands full, with an economy on the skids and an imbalanced fisc. Business leaders are hopeful that quick decision-making will replace the policy inaction that weighed down the second avatar of the Congress-led UPA-II.


Gyanendra Kumar Keshri
New Delhi, May 17, 2014
With growth at its lowest in over a decade and inflation, job creation and investments remaining major challenges, new government under Narendra Modi has its task cut out to reverse months of perceived policy inaction and revive the stagnant economy.


Anand Adhikari
April 11, 2014
The RBI governor is staring at two big challenges. First, financial markets have been displaying what some may call irrational exuberance on expectations the BJP will form a stable government after the elections. The second fear is whether the RBI and the new government will have any major difference of opinion, especially with regard to fiscal consolidation.


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