Budget 2012

  • Budget 2012: Pay more for the comforts of life 17-03-2012 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Budget 2012 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday, March 16, makes eating out and phone bills and other comforts of life costlier, pinching the common man. Increase in service tax will increase one's mobile bills by 2 per cent every month. Two and four wheelers will...
  • Budget 2012: What gets cheaper, what gets dearer 17-03-2012 06:42 AM

    New Delhi: Budget 2012, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee makes branded clothes, footwear, mobiles phones and LCD TVs cheaper. Also apart from cheaper imported medical equipment, prices of HIV and cancer medicines are to go down too. But two and four wheelers will get more expensive so are refrigerators,...
  • Pranab quotes Hamlet during Budget 2012 speech 16-03-2012 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: When it comes to quoting from literary masterpieces in budget speeches, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday made a quantum leap to quote the great modern-era playwright Shakespeare, after invoking words of ancient Indian economist Kautilya at least thrice in the past. "I must be cruel only to...
  • Union Budget 2012: Summary 16-03-2012 01:39 PM

    The Union Budget 2012-13 identifies five objectives to be addressed effectively in the ensuing fiscal year. * Budget identifies five objectives relating to growth, investment, supply bottlenecks, governance, and removing malnutrition * Amendment to FRBM Act introduced as part of Finance Bill * Central subsidies to be kept under 2...
  • Budget 2012: Full text of Pranab Mukherjee's speech 16-03-2012 01:19 PM

    Budget 2012-2013 Speech of Pranab Mukherjee Minister of Finance March 16, 2012 Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Union Budget for 2012-13. For the Indian economy, this was a year of recovery interrupted. When one year ago, I rose to present the Budget, the challenges were many, but there...
  • Face the Budget: What is corporate India expecting from the Finance Minister in Budget 2012?

    Tonight at 10, Shereen Bhan discusses with a panel of experts corporate India's expectations from the Finance Minister in Union Budget 2012 that is to...
  • Face the Budget: Will the Budget of 2012 be governed by politics rather than economics?

    Tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, will the Budget of 2012 be governed by politics rather...
  • What are your expectations from the Union Budget 2012?

    Amidst a general economic slowdown, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present what could be the UPA's make-or-break Budget on March 16. ...
  • Decision on Budget date yet to be taken: Pranab 04-01-2012 02:50 PM

    The Union Budget could be delayed beyond March 9 due to assembly elections, indicated Pranab Mukherjee. ...