1/4th of revenue goes to interests
The budgetary allocation for the next fiscal under the head exceeds the total salary of public servants, finds Abdur Rahim Harmachi
Budget a document of failure: BNP
A senior BNP leader warns that its implementation will 'further ruin' the economy
Muhith to review mobile phone bill tax
Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has promised a rethink of the government proposal to slap 2 percent tax at source of mobile phone bill.
Tax rise on exportables unwise: BGMEA
Apparel exporters say the decision will discourage the export-focused industry and investors as well
'Administrative revolution needed'
CPD says it will be a tough ask to implement the 'mysterious' budget". Full story
Former Governor of the Bangladesh Bank Mohammad Farashuddin has said the budget proposed for 2012-13 fiscal is 'implementable'.
Muhith presents no-ripples budget
With no major initiatives, the present government's last full budget is apparently focussed on carrying forward the ongoing programmes, writes Tanim Ahmed
Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) President Rakibur Rahman has termed the proposed budget for 2012-13 market-friendly.