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MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Economic slowdown, Indian Economy, Nirmala Sitharaman, Tax cuts

Why Nirmala Sitharaman's tax cut announcement isn't a long-term solution

The approach to 'reform' has often included short-term measures that allow the economic car engine to start and push ahead faster but slow down eventually.

MONEY

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Real estate, Nirmala Sitharaman, Last-mile funding, Economic slowdown

Will Nirmala Sitharaman’s last-mile gambit pull the economy out of slump?

The ‘last-mile’ window, on the face of it, is likely to help provide the necessary funding for healthy housing projects. That won’t be enough.

MONEY

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  8-minute read
Nirmala Sitharaman, GDP growth, Indian Economy, Economic slowdown

Why the current economic slowdown is worse than that of 2008

The government is yet to even acknowledge that there is a slowdown.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Corporate tax, Income Tax, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Budget

Post-Budget Blues: Why the Modi govt must lower taxes to revive growth

The mindset of bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance remains stuck in the past. It is here that Modi could learn from Donald Trump.

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  6-minute read
Nirmala sitharaman budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman, Goods and services tax, Budget 2019

Big bangs but slowly: How Nirmala Sitharaman followed the Modi philosophy in Budget 2019

Those criticising Budget 2019 have not yet understood Modi's strategy or his vision. Little wonder he is no longer addressing them, down to the bahi khata his Finance Minister carried.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Fiscal deficit, Union budget 2019 highlights, Nirmala Sitharaman

No decisive step to arrest the economic decline in Union Budget 2019

New Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has begun her innings on a non-transparent note that affects her budget estimates for revenues, expenditure and fiscal deficit.

MONEY

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Budget for startups, Nirmala sitharaman budget, Budget 2019 highlights, Budget infrastructure

Budget 2019: Experts and the Economic Intelligence Dashboard

The budget's out. But what does it mean to you? Experts on DailyO's panel explain.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Budget 2019, GST, Budget speech, Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman sets the pitch for transformative inclusive growth

Huge outlays for infrastructure development and power generation as well as public-private partnership in railways will help India's overall growth.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Tax, Startup, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union budget 2019

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget is long on intent, short on detail

A Union Budget must be more than a roll-call of schemes, however innovative.

POLITICS

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Income Tax, Union budget 2019, Budget 2019, Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2019: Middle class India will find its expenses rising after Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget

Here's how taxpayers will feel the pinch of Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget 2019.