Sitharaman dumps Budget briefcase for ‘bahi khaata’


New Delhi: Setting a new precedent Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday was seen hugging the budget documents wrapped in a red cloth, the traditional ‘bahi khaata’ way, instead of the leather briefcase that until now her predecessors marched out with. Chief Economic Advisor K. Subramanian said that it was a departure from “slavery … Continue reading Sitharaman dumps Budget briefcase for ‘bahi khaata’

Budget: Nirmala Sitharaman ditches British-era tradition of briefcase for ‘bahi-khata’


Nirmala Sitharaman ditches British-era tradition of briefcase for ‘bahi-khata’. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday arrived at the Parliament with this year’s Union Budget documents in a traditional four-fold red cloth ledger or a “bahi-khata”. Bahi-khata is the traditional Indian system of double-entry book keeping. Read full article: scroll.in

Apple-1 Housed in a Leather Briefcase Auctions for $470,000 | Digital Trends


Apple kit is known for its priciness, but the kind of sums that its first computers continue to fetch at auction is something else altogether. The latest bidding event involving an Apple-1 computer – the machine that effectively marked the birth of the Apple empire – was organized this month by Christies of London. The … Continue reading Apple-1 Housed in a Leather Briefcase Auctions for $470,000 | Digital Trends

Own a little piece of Saddleback Leather history with the 20th Anniversary Briefcase! – The Gadgeteer


I love the stripped-down look of this design, which reads more like a traditional mailbag  or messenger-style design to my eyes. I remember buying a Saddleback briefcase when the company was relatively new and only offered the original style, and it was one of the most amazing bags I have ever owned. For more info, … Continue reading Own a little piece of Saddleback Leather history with the 20th Anniversary Briefcase! – The Gadgeteer

Interim Budget: The Curious History Of The


The familiar “red briefcase” made its annual appearance this morning as Union Minister Piyush Goyal smiled for the cameras before presenting the Interim Budget. The word “Budget” originates from the French “bougette” or leather bag, the internet tells us, tracing the origin of the tradition of a finance minister carrying the Budget briefcase . Former … Continue reading Interim Budget: The Curious History Of The

8 Portable Office Essentials to Stay Productive On the Go


Best For Working On The Road: AutoExec RoadMaster Car Desk ($196) Best Portable Charger: Anker PowerCore Speed 20100 ($48) Best Travel Router: HooToo Wireless Travel Router ($20) Best Backpack Organizer: Hynes Eagle Universal Backpack Insert ($24) Best Backpack: JanSport Right Pack Backpack ($65) Best Laptop Bag: Mobile Edge Ultrabook Messenger ($35) Best Briefcase: Samsonite Vachetta … Continue reading 8 Portable Office Essentials to Stay Productive On the Go