The budget from the eyes of a Woman and an Entrepreneur


As I sat in the soundproof newsroom of TV18’s studio, listening intently to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s presentation of the Union Budget 2017, I was struck by how “corporate” he sounded. His talk was extremely well-researched (ever heard any other FM providing data points on exactly how many tax-payers were in each slab of income tax??), his budget paper was well-structured (describing the 10-point presentation) and he came across as someone cool and confident (laughing genially even when interrupted by Mallikarjun Kharge’s comments). His boss sat poker faced and watchful. Read More » “The budget from the eyes of a Woman and an Entrepreneur”

#UnionBudget2017: The Highlights

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The much-awaited budget has been announced – an unconventional one in many sense! For the record – a) the rail budget was merged with the union budget, breaking the legacy and b) the announcements have come almost a month earlier than the usual practice of the budget being presented on the last working day of February. Read More » “#UnionBudget2017: The Highlights”