Important Articles from Indian Express: 6/7/2019

Front Page

  • Tight fist fingers crossed
  • Govt to meet part of its borrowing from abroad- a departure
  • Can use either PAN card or Aadhaar for tax reforms

Express Network

  • Haryana farmer defy govt restriction, sow banned HT Bt cotton in Hisar

The Macro

  • FY 20 fiscal deficit target set t 3.3% realistic says govt
  • Black money act NRIs included with retro effec
  • Govt expects 90K cr dividend from this fiscal ; 32% jump over FY19

Financial Sector

  • Housing Finance sector comes under RBI Supervision
  • Govt steps in to aid NBFCs hit by liquidity crunch, defaults
  • Recapitalisation of bonds of 70000 crore for PSBs

India Inc

  • Startups gets breather over angel tax scrutiny


  • States to be funded to lay more roads under Bharatmala Phase 2
  • Govt push to make India aircraft leasing, financing hub
  • Tax sops and proposed exemptions to push EV sales
  • One nation one grid to make power cost for states affordable


  • An artful balancing act
  • Not for the farmer
  • Incrementalism over ambition
  • In the red

Ideas Page

  • Why i give budget a B
  • She (almost) conquered
  • Faint lines in water

Jobs and investment

  • Centre to streamling labour laws into set of 4 codes

Social Sector

  • Despite Focus dip in Jal shakti ministry outlay
  • Support for women SHGs, little for other rural sector

Railway & Security

  • For Railways projects, govt turns to PPP model, SPV route
  • Focus on Maritime strategy, govt hikes allocation to island neighbours


  • Policy changes, public participation to help India become $5 trillion economy


  • Unpacking the budget

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