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Muhith proposes 'road pricing'
Finance Minister A M A Muhith has proposed introduction of what he termed as road pricing for regular and quality maintenance of the existing roads, apart from proper enforcement of traffic rules.
31.5pc population poor: minister
The country has 46.79 million poor, says the planning minister. Updates
PM, ministers, judges in tax bracket
The finance minister has proposed to withdraw the income tax exemption being enjoyed by the prime minister, ministers and the judges.
'Stinking wealth' to attract surcharge
Anyone having 'net wealth' exceeding Tk 20 million will face an extra 10 percent surcharge over and above the payable tax.
Parliament passes budget
The parliament passed the budget for the next fiscal on Wednesday in absence of the main opposition BNP.UPDATES
Parliament passing budget
The parliament on Wednesday began the process of passing the budget for the next fiscal year in the absence of main opposition BNP.
Muhith grows testy
Finance minister AMA Muhith ranted in a familiar outburst on Friday, evidently misinterpreting apprehensions.
Budget designed to cut poverty: PM
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the proposed budget has been formulated to free people from poverty.
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