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  • Budgets and deficits

    Budgets and deficits

    The bottom line is that better results would come about not by increased outlays alone but by adequate spending in conjunction with improved governance, which is a function of optimised bureaucratic processes and a reliable mechanism for ensuring accountability

    January 21, 2021
  • An economic vision

    An economic vision

    The obsessive security associated with Budget preparation, where dozens of Finance Ministry officials are sequestered in North Block days ahead of the presentation, has a huge downside in that there is no informed discussion on the proposed budgetary provisions. Unfortunately, budget proposals are finalised in the rarefied atmosphere of North Block, far removed from the persons and places for whose benefit the whole exercise is undertaken.

    July 8, 2019
  • Shashi Tharoor attacks PM, says it will be Modi’s last Budget

    Shashi Tharoor attacks PM, says it will be Modi’s last Budget

    Known for his vibrant diction in English, Congress MP and writer Shashi Tharoor has often sent twitteratis looking for dictionaries but the writer of the just-released “Why I Am A Hindu,” reinforced his sustained attack on the Hindutva ideology by making a direct attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and maintained that “this is going …

    January 28, 2018