BUDGET 2013

  • Overdrive: Impact of Budget 2013 on auto enthusiasts March 2, 2013

    The episode also features a review of the Hyosung Aquila Pro. ...
  • Budget and Bollywood: 'Taxing' times ahead for stars March 1, 2013

    It's that time of the year when the government hikes the taxes and we tax the stars. We're calling the shots on the cuts and increases in B-town's accounts and taking charge of its purse-strings. ...
  • Rate the Budget: No changes in tax slabs; super-rich to pay more tax February 28, 2013

    Budget 2013 raised social spending, slapped surcharges on Rs 1-crore-plus incomes and on property deals, increased corporate tax payouts, and kept tight deficit targets. ...
  • How do India's top politicians respond to Chidambaram's budget? February 28, 2013

    In a special CNN-IBN show 'The Budget Debate', Karan Thapar discusses with a panel if the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram assures that it can handle the critical economic situation the country is facing. Union Minister Kapil Sibal, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury and BJP leader Arun Jaitley...
  • Budget and you, with Subhash Lakhotia February 28, 2013

    With over 35 years of experience in the field of personal taxation, Subhash Lakhotia answers your queries on the Budget and what it has in store for you. ...
  • Budget before Ballot: Has the Finance Minister been able to lift sentiments with his budget? February 28, 2013

    CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses the question and much more with a panel of experts on the show Budget before Ballot. ...
  • Budget 2013: Chidambaram has not offered a dream, he is realistic, says Kapil Sibal February 28, 2013

    Union Minister Kapil Sibal spoke positively of the Union Budget 2013. ...
  • Budget 2013-14 is verbose, but lacks substance: BJP February 28, 2013

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday slammed the Budget presented by Finance Minister P Chidambaram. ...
  • Budget 2013: Chidambaram has done a commendable job, says PM February 28, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh praised Finance Minister P Chidambaram for the budget he presented in Parliament on Thursday. "The Finance Minister has done a commendable job given the challenges faced by economy," he said. ...
  • Budget 2013: Want to see if 'aam aadmi' will be the focus, says Mani Shankar Aiyar February 28, 2013

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram will be presenting the UPA II's last General Budget before the General Elections on Thursday. ...
  • Will Budget 2013 be UPA's ticket to next Lok Sabha term? February 28, 2013

    Will Finance minister P Chidambaram present enough growth opportunity for India as he presents his eighth Union Budget on Thursday . ...
  • Can Chidambaram do a repeat of 1997 and provide a dream Budget that reignites the economy? February 28, 2013

    As UPA II presents its last Union Budget before General Elections, will Finance Minister P Chidambaram be able to ensure fiscal prudence and continue with reforms? ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 27, 2013

    A massive fire in a Kolkata market left 20 people dead and many more injured on Wednesday. The tragedy has sparks a political blame game between the TMC and the Left Front. ...
  • If I were FM: People in Ahmedabad call for cheaper homes February 27, 2013

    In its countdown to Union Budget 2013, CNN-IBN met people across the country to get their views on what they want from the Finance Minister. Here is a voice from Ahmedabad. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2013

    According to sources, the Centre gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of NCTC and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission. ...
  • Railway modernisation: Is it too little too late? February 26, 2013

    Presenting his maiden budget, Pawan Bansal said his focus was on financial sustainability of the railways and ensure that trains become better and safer. ...
  • Rail Budget: Bansal defends hike, says has tried to rationalise costs February 26, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal, who had brought in effect an across-the-board hike in fares in January, decided to not call this a fare hike. ...
  • Rail budget 2013-14 move to make railways private: Lalu Prasad February 26, 2013

    RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday slammed the rail budget for 2013-2014 and said, "This is not budget, there is nothing in it, and I will not give any passing marks for this budget. I suspect there is move to put railways in private sector". ...
  • Rail Budget: People in Bangalore willing to pay more for better services February 26, 2013

    As Pawan Kumar Bansal presented his maiden Railway Budget in Parliament on Tuesday, people in Bangalore said if better services are provided in railways, they are ready to pay more. ...
  • News 360: Pawan Kumar Bansal announces Railway Budget for 2013-2014 February 26, 2013

    Pawan Kumar Bansal on Tuesday presented his maiden railway budget for 2013-14 with no hike in passenger fare, but with "marginal" increase in other charges on tickets. ...
  • People in Kolkata not happy with Rail Budget 2013 February 26, 2013

    Passengers in Kolkata said that they aren't happy with the Railway Budget 2013-14 as the rise in freight charges will increase reservation fares also. ...
  • We are working on a new software to enhance e-ticketing: Railway Board Chairman February 26, 2013

    Speaking to CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhosle, Railway Board Chairman Vinay Mittal said the Railway Budget presented by Pawan Kumar Bansal addresses the financial health of the railways. He also ensured that trials on anti-collision device will be completed in the next eight months. ...
  • Chidambaram hails railway budget, terms it 'honest' and 'practical' February 26, 2013

    Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who is due to present Union Budget 2013-14 on Thursday, hailed Pawana Kumar Bansal's maiden railway budget and called it "honest" and "practical". Chidamabaram said it was a "remarkable and highly commendable budget". ...
  • Rail Budget: People say ready to pay more for better amenities in trains February 26, 2013

    Even as government hailed Pawan Kumar Bansal's maiden railway budget for 2013-14, people demanded better amenities in the trains. They said they are even ready to pay more for more facilities. ...
  • Budget focuses on intagibles like safety, cleanliness, food: Congress February 26, 2013

    Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi sought to quell perception that the budget presented by Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was almost a non-budget. ...
  • Watch: Pawan Kumar Bansal turns poet in Parliament while presenting Rail Budget February 26, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal presented what is the first Railway Budget by a Congress minister in 17 years on Tuesday. Claiming that the losses of the Railways were mounting, Bansal said that the gigantic network must be financially sustainable for the benefit of the passengers. ...
  • Want to know people's reaction after I present the Rail Budget: Bansal February 26, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is set to present the Railway Budget on Tuesday and speculation is rife that while there may no fare hike, train travel is likely to get costlier by way of taxes and cess. ...
  • Rail Budget: People demand better food, clean toilets, safety for passengers in trains February 26, 2013

    The Rail Budget will be presented on Tuesday by Pawan Kumar Bansal, the first Congress Minister to do so in 17 years. ...
  • Rail fare hikes should be justified by provision of facilities: Pawan Bansal's wife February 26, 2013

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's wife also said that the Rail Budget was prepared in keeping with the UPA's policies. ...
  • Face The Budget: Should political compulsions determine economic goals in Budget 2013? February 25, 2013

    The government is badly cash-strapped and the growth is the lowest in the decade and India have a high fiscal deficit. ...