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Budget 2021: Government borrowing and its implications for economy

As the government was forced to raise debt to meet the health crisis and the economic slowdown, Budget 2021 should focus on a phased reduction of public debt. Read more »
India's four labour codes

Budget 2021: The road to economic recovery, prosperity

Only an exceptional Budget 2021 can liberate the Indian economy from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and boost economic growth and prosperity in the country. Read more »
Budget 2021 to be presented by Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2021 will be a tight-rope walk for Modi government, Indian economy

Budget 2021 will be a tough balancing act for the government as it strives to meet conflicting ends of fiscal discipline and stimulus for economic revival. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Five steps to boost manufacturing industry

Revival of economic growth, creation of employment opportunities and inclusive sustainable growth are the policy priorities for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman while preparing Budget 2021. Read more »
Impact of demonetisation on Indian economy.

Budget 2021: FM should focus on jobs, infrastructure

Budget 2021 should focus on reviving economic growth and industrial output while creating a large number of jobs for the country's youth. Read more »
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Covid-19 economic packages must address women’s distress

The recovery packages must take into account the impact of Covid-19 and the economic crisis triggered by it on women empowerment. Read more »
Budget 2021 by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Budget 2021: High fiscal deficit inevitable, but govt must have a roadmap for future

The finance minister may be tempted to introduce a coronavirus cess in Budget 2021, but it will do more harm than good at present. Read more »
Thomas Isaac's Kerala budget 2021

Kerala Budget 2021: The return of the welfare state

No one can fault the finance minister for putting a bevy of welfare schemes in Kerala Budget 2021 in an election year amid a global pandemic and economic crisis. Read more »
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Kerala Budget 2021: A document with the Thomas Isaac touch

Kerala Budget 2021 unveiled a post-doctoral fellowship scheme that will ensure the minimum efficiency wage for skilled research workers, like MGNREGA did in for unskilled labour. Read more »