Category Archives: Union Budget

Union Budget 2018: How Your Money Will Be Impacted

Social safety nets, free healthcare, the return of LTCG on equity, greater deductions for senior citizens are some of the big takeaways from the Budget. Read on to know more.

Exclusive: A Glimpse Into 2018 Budget Possibilities

I had the privilege, along with leading CEOs of the financial services industry, to meet Mr. Jaitley and suggest ideas for the upcoming budget. Here’s how the meeting went.

JAM: Will The Idea Stick?

JAM, an initiative recommended by the Economic Survey of India, is geared towards improving the quality of life of Indians. Read on to know more about the program and its future.

Union Budget 2016-17 – Highlights

The 2016-17 Budget identifies 9 pillars through which the government aims to transform the rural economy, while boosting urban growth and development. The FM also stressed that India remained resilient in the face of the global economic crisis.

Union Budget 2016: Five Things The Common Man Expects

With the annual budget just around the corner, there are strong expectations of the Finance Minister. From corporate bigwigs to businessmen and salaried individuals, everyone is looking for tax relief measures that can make the taxpayer’s life easier. Here are some measures that are likely to be on the budget wishlist for the common man and may see light of the day come February 29th.

What We Expect From The Union Budget – 2016

The entire nation looks forward to the budget with expectations. The budget not only encapsulates the policies of the government but also sheds light on the direction the economy is expected to take. This year’s budget is anticipated with eagerness. Many policies and schemes that have were under consideration have been introduced and the government has shown an interest in changing the status quo when it comes to enabling startups.

Budget 2015 puts the shine back on gold

Gold is said to be made in Supernovas. With such a bright origin, it’s no surprise that our affinity to gold has held strong through the ages, right up there with war, good food and good times. Gold, since days of yore, has been considered one of the most important metals, owing to its alluring… Read More »

GST: Will bludgeoning bats continue to torment?

Of late, consumers and enterprises in India have been feeling a lot like Aussie bowler Mitchell Johnson in the recent AUS-NZ World Cup face off. If Johnson was left battered after having ducked blow after bludgeoning blow from Kiwi batsman McCullum’s willow, Indian taxpayers find themselves doing some ducking of their own. For, they end… Read More »

Budget 2015: Six things that you didn’t read in the fine print

The bricks and bouquets for this year’s Budget are flying thick and fast. Everyone from financial analysts on TV channels to the local newspaper delivery boy has shared their two pence on the most keenly watch annual ritual in the world’s largest democracy. While many announcements hogged the media limelight, some were lost in the… Read More »