Union budget 2016

Finance minister Arun Jaitley. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />

NDA hits reset on fiscal federalism

7 min read . 23 May 2016
In his budget speech in February, finance minister Arun Jaitley had said that the government aims to raise Rs56,500 crore by selling stakes in state-owned units in 2016-17. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint  (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)

Govt planning 10% stake sale in NMDC

1 min read . 22 Apr 2016
A file photo of a protest by jewellery traders. Photo: PTI<br />

Jewellers may call off strike

2 min read . 16 Apr 2016
There are many studies of the enormous problems faced by poor and powerless households in accessing their health insurance dues, as well as incentives for unethical practices by private health providers in collaboration with insurance firms. Photo: Reuters<br />

The budget’s dangerous philosophy

4 min read . 17 Mar 2016
Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

The sting in the budget

8 min read . 11 Mar 2016
On 31 December, IDBI Bank informed stock exchanges that the government had approved a plan to raise Rs3,771 crore through a qualified institutional placement offer (QIP). Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

IDBI Bank’s QIP plan to be revived

2 min read . 15 Mar 2016