Articles by PRS Team - March, 2012

There are serious limits to what the national budget can do. When the budget is presented in Parliament, the focus is usually on sectoral allocations and tax proposals. In this year’s budget, one thing is obvious: the really significant policy shifts that will...
Parliament must use budget session to discuss key pending bills The budget session of Parliament begins today. The last few sessions have been characterised by disruptions and consequent loss of productive time. To see one indicator, the 15th Lok Sabha, half-way...