Finance Minister P. Chidambaram
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram

A low-voltage Budget

With one eye on the voter and another on the foreign investor, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram p... »        7 comments

Announced on Thursday, forgotten on Monday

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, presenting his eighth Budget, did not have too many options bef... »        2 comments

Budget Analysis: Realty – Helping Affordability, Taxing Luxury

The overall theme has been to provide incentive to low and middle income home owners while increasing revenue inflows from high price tag properties. The Budget h... »  

Utility vehicles may lose edge, leg-up for commercial vehicles

Two major moves in the Budget related to the auto sector sends contradictory signals. On the one... »


The Customs duty will be a burden for power plants run on imported coal by companies such as Tata Power and Adani Power.

Power Sector: Electricity from imported coal to turn expensive

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has put the same percentage of custom duty for steamed coal and... »        1 comment


The proposal to restore generation-based incentive is a booster for the wind power sector.

Wind power sector heaves a sigh of relief

Upon the announcement of bringing back the ‘generation-based incentive’ scheme, for which the Bu... »

Government & Policy

‘Tour operators have little to rejoice’

The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) is upset over neglect of tourism sector in the B... »

Government & Policy

Rs 7,500-cr outer harbour project at Tuticorin port

The Rs 7,500-crore outer harbour project at Tuticorin port was one of the major highlights for t... »


Education stocks rally as much as 12% in late morning trade

Shares of companies related to education sector surged as much as 12 per cent today after Financ... »      1 comment
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