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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.


Kapil Bajaj
May 27, 2008
In its otherwise dismal track record in education, the Government of India’s Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are proving to be the passport out of poverty for thousands of underprivileged children. BT's Kapil Bajaj talks to some of the alumni. In slideshow: Success stories from JNV


Ritwik Mukherjee
May 12, 2008
The tea gardens of Assam are faced with an unexpected and severe labour crunch. This is affecting their operations this plucking season that started in April. The reason: the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS). BT's Ritwik Mukherjee reports from the Martycherra tea plantation in the Cachar district.


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
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
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.


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2008
Budget 2008-09, which is high on promises for indebted farmers, rural development projects focussing on health, education and employment, also tucked in a few surprises for the urban tax payers.


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.


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?


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.


Shalini S. Dagar
February 20, 2008
The economy is slowing down, foreign investors have turned wary, and there is an election to be won next year. So, will Finance Minister P. Chidambaram script Budget 2008 for votes or growth? Shalini S. Dagar tells us what we can expect this year.  Full coverage: Budget 2008-09


Nitya Varadarajan
February 5, 2008
Paul Basil and his Rural Innovations Network are helping grassroot innovators bring their ideas to fruition—and the market.


www.businesstoday.in
January 21, 2008
Beginning with a small set-up in Konnagar in the Hooghly district of West Bengal, Bandhan has traversed a long way over the last five years to be ranked second (after ASA, Bangladesh) in Forbes’ first-ever list of the world’s Top 50 micro-finance institutions, chosen from 641 micro credit providers across the world.


www.businesstoday.in
December 23, 2007
India, Today, presents a picture of the best and the worst scenarios for women who constitute 48 per cent of its population. More and more women are making their mark in all spheres of life.


www.businesstoday.in
December 23, 2007
Our youth leaders must establish themselves more as ideating ones rather than as iconics.


Amit Mukherjee
November 27, 2007
What’s the surest way to ensure that India misses its telecom target of 500 million wireless connections by 2010? Just continue waffling about spectrum, infrastructure and rural connectivity as we currently are.


Shalini S. Dagar
November 13, 2007
Taking advantage of an upbeat economy the central government has launched or revamped major schemes aimed at rural India. But have they really worked for the aam aadmi? Shalini S. Dagar finds out.


www.businesstoday.in
January 1, 1970
8 reforms to make or break Budget FY16


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