Thursday, February 2, 2023

S. Y. Quraishi

S. Y. Quraishi
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On Camera

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Union Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman with Ministers of State for Finance Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad and Pankaj Chaudhary for the Union Budget presentation in Parliament on 1 February 2023 | Photo: Praveen Jain, ThePrint

FY24 Budget shows policy continuity amid fiscal uncertainty. But path ahead...

Cushion from a high nominal GDP base will not be around in FY24. Budgeted expenditure will be vulnerable to pruning in case of shortfall in revenue realisation.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 

Defence

Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence...

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Return of the Muslim: From Modi ‘sermon’ to Pathaan to Bharat...

Most key Hindutva/RSS objectives have been achieved, and Modi & BJP now need social calm, at least till summer of 2024. A de-escalation of some sort is on.