Business Today
UNION BUDGET 2013-2014
Chaitanya Kalbag finds UPA II's last Budget to be a curate's egg - good only in parts and not too hard-boiled.
The sector has been going through a difficult phase with several builders facing liquidity crisis. Some have even defaulted on debt.
P. Chidambaram ranks as India's best finance minister since 1991, but does not enjoy as much trust when it comes to managing a crisis.
The Economic Survey states that policy bottlenecks have hurt the economy and also calls for measures to curb subsidies.

  • A sensible budget within tight constraints
  • Budget aims at plugging tax leakages in property tax