Mukesh Butani
Finance minister Arun Jaitley will present his second full-year budget on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg<br />

Tipping point for rapid growth

5 min read . 23 Feb 2016
A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and finance minister Arun Jaitley. Photo: PTI<br />

Budget 2015-16: Riding on hope

10 min read . 20 Feb 2015
The fate of the two most ambitious tax reforms—the direct taxes code (DTC) and the goods and services tax (GST)—continues to hang in the balance despite four years of effort since the government first took a stab at key fiscal reforms. Photo: HT<br /> (HT)

Budget 2013: Pragmatic or reformist?

4 min read . 14 Feb 2013