India needs to boost healthcare Budget

Budget 2020: Some right steps on healthcare, but still a long way to go

India spends just 1% of the GDP on health, the challenge is to bring it closer to double digits. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman missed these points in budget 2020-21

Budget 2020: What Nirmala Sitharaman failed to see

Union Budget 2020: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman missed an opportunity to address issues such as slowing demand and high unemployment generation in her second Budget. Read more »
Modi govt has promised to double farmers' income by 2022.

Budget 2020: Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 a tough task, but not an impossible one

Budget 2020: The target can be achieved if solutions covering storage, financing, processing and marketing are implemented on a mission mode. Read more »
Union Budget 2020

No pathbreaking initiative in Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget

India Budget: The finance minister lost an opportunity to push the envelope on pending reforms in some key sectors. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman post-budget press meet

Budget 2020: Pretty little to kick-start the economy

Tax cuts may not boost demand; higher public expenditure would have done the trick. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman missed these points in budget 2020-21

Budget 2020: FM has made the right moves; govt must avoid distractions

Nirmala Sitharaman has made an effort to trigger growth in the sectors that will help push GDP growth and generate quality employment. Read more »
Economic Survey 2019-20 and Budget 2020

Budget 2020: A critical reading of Economic Survey

The Economic Survey 2019-20 identifies what is wrong with the Indian economy without explanations and answers. Read more »

Budget 2020: Why protectionist policies will not help Indian economy much

Narendra Modi government should focus on pending reforms, better infrastructure and cheaper inputs to make the country an industrial powerhouse. Read more »
India Budget 2020

Budget 2020: Policy prescriptions for $5 trillion and beyond

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union budget in a few days. Here’s what she could do to revive economic growth. Read more »
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It’s a Catch-22 for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister is left with few fiscal options to address the economic slowdown. Read more »