Union Budget 2010

  • The Last Word: Is TMC's opposition to Rail Budget a terrible mistake? March 14, 2012

    Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she is against the hike in passenger fare announced in the Railway Budget presented by her party colleague Dinesh Trivedi. ...
  • Expert talk: what Pranab gave, took away March 7, 2010

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his Budget speech on February 26 helped the salaried middle class by giving them rebate on Income Tax. But he also announced that he is rising the prices of petrol and diesel. All About The Money, CNNIBNs show on personal finance, asks experts how will...
  • CNNIBN: Top English news channel on Budget day March 4, 2010

    New Delhi: Network18 dominated Union Budget day on February 26 for another year in a row. CNNIBN led the way as the most watched English news channel. According to nationwide TAM ratings, CNNIBN was the most watched English news channel on February 26. CNBCTV18 and CNBC Aawaz were the number one...
  • Government under pressure to roll back fuel price hike March 27, 2010

    Budget 2010 has left consumers with higher fuel prices. The government is under pressure the opposition as well as allies like the DMK and the Trinamool to roll back the hike. Within the Congress there is no consensus yet on the issue. ...
  • The Week That Wasn't: Cyrus and Dada, Didi's budgets April 5, 2010

    This week two budgets were tabled in the parliament the Union budget and the Union Railway Budget. But, as usual, the Cyrus Broacha tries to take a lighter view of some serious issues in his own quintessential style. ...
  • UPA allies fume over fuel price rise March 27, 2010

    24 hours after the opposition staged an unprecedented walkout during the budget speech to protest the fuel price hike congress allies too have upped the ante. The Trinamool Congress took out a rally in Kolkata to protest while the DMK has written to PM Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia...
  • Find out world's best 'inbetween' media players February 27, 2010

    In yet another brand new colourful and exciting edition of Tech Toyz find out more about world's best in between media players. It's budget season at this time of the year and holidays around the corner. Therefore, the show tries to figure out how the budget could affect gadgets. The...
  • Budget & You: Ask your queries to experts on Budget March 3, 2010

    Union Budget 2010 will be presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on February 26, 2010. People are curious about the changes in the Budget policy and benefits they would get from the Budget....
  • Budget: a mixed bag with tax sops, fuel price hike February 27, 2010

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Union Budget 201011, presented on Friday, is in many ways like him pragmatic, not flashy, diligent but not inspirational. The Budget is a mixed bag. While it has been good for the social sector and provides considerable relief to personnel income tax payers, the bad news...
  • Face The Budget: The politics of Budget February 27, 2010

    A special programme on The Union Budget 2010. ...
  • Budget & You: Experts analyse Budget 2010 March 3, 2010

    Experts answer questions raised by taxpayers on the Union Budget. ...
  • Budget gives middle class a reason to smile February 26, 2010

    It seems CNNIBN's campaign Axe The tax has succeeded in giving middle class families a reason to smile. The Finance Minister has given additional tax exemptions on savings. Few days back, our citizen journalist Abhishek Jain had appealed to the Finance Minister for a hike in savings exemptions beyond Rs...
  • Of everything else, budget unites Opposition February 26, 2010

    And for the first time ever, the opposition walked out when the budget speech was being delivered. The government is concerned as the instances of the entire opposition ganging up against it are in the rise. It was a rare show of unity among all shades of Opposition and the...
  • Stimulus packages help economy recover, grow February 26, 2010

    The last two years were bad for exports, IT and real estate sectors. But thanks to the stimulus packages many of the sectors are fighting back and showing signs of recovery. So is the slowdown over for India Inc? ...
  • Watch: Check on jobs status across India February 26, 2010

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee says the Indian economy is coming out of the woods and so are the jobs. ...
  • Can Pranab set the financial house in order? February 26, 2010

    With less than 24 hours to go for Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to present this year's Union Budget, the message coming out of the Economic Survey presented on Thursday recommends caution while rolling back the economic stimulus. With recovery still in a fragile state, prudence demands getting India's financial house...
  • Affordable healthcare needs immediate attention in India February 24, 2010

    There is a need of proper medical facilities at cheaper rates in most medical institutes. ...
  • What India Inc expects from Union Budget February 25, 2010

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the second Union Budget of the United Progressive Alliance Government on February 26. With the economy recovering Mukherjee is expected to announce a Budget that will give a push to reforms. So what does Indian Inc. expect from the Budget? ...
  • Axe the Tax: Citizens want more savings in this Budget March 4, 2010

    Citizens want more savings and investment policy in the coming Union Budget. ...
  • UPA must show political will, push for reforms February 25, 2010

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday will present the first full fledged Budget of the second United Progressive Alliance Government, amidst a massive increase in the price of food and other items. The issues of price rise, growing inflation and signs of economic recovery have been hogging the headlines in...
  • Indians want savings limit to be increased February 22, 2010

    CNNIBN Tax Intiative, Axe The Tax has been for the last four years taking your concerns to the Finance Ministers. This year too CNNIBN team met Pranab Mukherjee and presented him the 5 taxes that need to be axed. ...
  • Mr Finance Minister, axe these taxes February 26, 2010

    New Delhi: CNNIBN's EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai presents Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee with a list of five taxes citizens wish the government to remove. ...
  • Cong, allies put pressure on FM over Union Budget February 21, 2010

    Congress ready for a tough budget, its hands are tied by allies like Trinamool and DMK, who are putting pressure on the Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to go in for a soft budget keeping in mind elections in their states. ...
  • Want industry status to health sector: Fortis chairman February 19, 2010

    Malvinder Mohan Singh Chairman of Fortis Healthcare says the Finance Minister should provide industry status to the healthcare sector and extend tax incentives from 5 years to 10 years. ...
  • Inflation rate of petro products need to be checked February 19, 2010

    CNNIBN went all over the country and spoke to citizens about what they want from the Finance Minister this budget. Alisha Chetia from Chandigarh wants fuel prices to go down. ...
  • Budget of hope: tax rebate on tuition fees February 19, 2010

    The tax rebate is often just a fraction of what you spend on your child's education so how do you balance investments and savings. ...
  • Indians ask FM to bring back standard deduction February 18, 2010

    Indians are asking the FM to bring back standard deduction a tax exemption that salaried people earlier got in lieu of their work related expenses. ...
  • Youngsters want better scope for employment February 18, 2010

    CNNIBN went across all over the country and spoke to citizens about what they want from the Finance Minister this budget. ...
  • Budget Of Hope: FM predicts higher growth February 18, 2010

    CNNIBN brings to you a special series ahead of Budget 2010 where issues relevant to the economy and to its people are discussed. In today's series of Budget of Hope, growth has been discussed. ...
  • Budget Of Hope: India Inc hiring again February 17, 2010

    The last 2 years have been topsyturvy, with more downs than ups. What can the Finance Minister do this budget? To creat more jobs and make the ride less painful for all of us. ...