Free Press Journal
  • Statistical Nudge Ahead Of Budget

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s first full-fledged budget for 2015-16 will be presented later this month. If his main challenge is to revive investor sentiment and boost growth, the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) has apparently taken care of that vexing problem! With a new base year and methodology, the Indian economy now has the stride of an Asian tiger than like a sluggish elephant. Growth in the current financial year is pegged

  • In Spite Of Polonius!

    When old Polonius gave that famous parting advice to his son in iambic pentameter, he must have known that the boy would never take it…..I have been lately going over my finances during the last year. What a rum time I have had borrowing and spending money, while those who provided me with loans have all the time been flicking through their pass-books and calculating hwo much interest they must have lost by lending