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Budget 2015: Three game changers for India’s economy

March 2, 2015

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People watch television sets displaying India's FM Jaitley presenting the budget in parliament at an electronic shop in ChandigarhFinance Minister Arun Jaitley’s budget announcements were on expected lines and should satisfy the investment community, which was keen to see reforms that will kickstart India’s economy. Although the budget was slightly skewed towards the rural economy, we also saw important announcements for urban India aimed at stimulating growth and investment.

The burden of India’s cash transfer scheme

December 2, 2012

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