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Budget 2013: What the oil and gas sector expects

By Lalit Kumar Gupta
February 21, 2013

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India’s oil and gas sector, often regarded as the country’s growth engine, has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, but the quest to reach the top of global league remains a challenge because of rising under-recoveries and lack of policy incentives.

Budget 2013: Consistent reforms, effective execution is the key

By Darius Pandole
February 19, 2013

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In what is widely perceived to be the UPA government’s final budget before polls due next year, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is likely to continue with the economic reforms he introduced in recent months.

Budget 2013: Focusing on growth Chidambaram’s only hope

By Vishal Shah and Smit Sheth
February 11, 2013

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When P. Chidambaram entered the corridors of  North Block in August last year after his appointment as India’s finance minister for the third time, he had his work cut out.

Keeping fingers crossed in the run-up to Budget 2012

March 9, 2012

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Budget 2012: Common man’s expectations

By Shuddhasattwa Ghosh
March 5, 2012

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Budget 2012-13: Expectations and exigencies

March 5, 2012

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Budget 2011: Expectation of telecom sector

By Hemant Joshi
February 23, 2011


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