Business Today coverage of Union Budget 2013-14
Business Today

A slowing economy, rising fiscal deficit, downgrade warnings from rating agencies, general elections in May and a crisis-hit global economy - the challenges galore for India's finance minister.

Upset with your income tax exemption limit? Then how about going back to 1973-74, when the effective rate at the top was 97.5 per cent and there were 11 rate slabs?