Bharatiya Janata Party’s victory in the MCD polls shows that negative politics of Arvind Kejriwal has failed to deliver and has dented even the good work in areas like education and health. Politics is a matter of perceptio
The Prime Minister has said that he will not hesitate in pushing tough reform measures to curb black money. Taxing agriculture income, which requires a constitutional amendment, could be a test case in this regard.
With the goods and service tax (GST) all set to become a reality this year—the government is still looking at the July 1 date—the countrywide indirect tax system would only need the required modifications in terms of rate
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading a strong government at the Centre and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ruling in a number of major states today. So, the bureaucrats have a challenging role to ensure that the government
There is no doubt that clearing the path for the implementation of goods and services tax (GST) by prime minister Narendra Modi and his team is a big breakthrough. But, the GST being adopted is not the best one with higher ra
The industry needs time to adopt the goods and services tax (GST), but that can’t be a reason for avoiding its implementation from July 1 – the government must utilize the time between July 1 and September 1 to fine-tune
Railways minister Suresh Prabhu’s penchant for reforms, his clean image and acceptability across the board makes him a good choice for taking over the affairs of finance ministry, from current finance minister Arun Jaitley
If BJP led by prime minister Narendra Modi’s extensive campaigning succeeds in getting the majority on its own, it will lead to a larger opposition unity at the national level in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
The demonetisation of Rs 500-1000 notes has hardly altered the dominance of cash in the economy, and digital transactions have remained where they were. Prime minister Narendra Modi needs to pursue a government-supported plan
N Chandrasekaran takes over at Tata Sons; he may have a reputation of being soft, but Intro: Keeping the Tata Group away from controversies by maintaining transparency and strict corporate governance standards, while pushing
The PAN-Aadhaar combination will not only make the tracking of individuals easier, it will also be a big source to gather banking transaction information, which can be an important indication of a person’s income profile.
India’s poor 43/45 rank in global IP index of the US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center is worrisome, and India must attune its handling of the Intellectual Property issues to the global standards.
It is quite natural that the war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and those of Congress-SP combine, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice-presiden
While the Reserve Bank of India still wants to continue with the wait and watch policy on demonetisation impact, both domestic and global situation may not be conducive for further policy rate cuts in the near future.
A close look at the outcomes of the Budget 2016 announcements of finance minister Arun Jaitley, outlined in the 2017 Budget, shows major gaps in meeting the identified objectives. The results obtained in the distribution of s
Even though it is a fact that the government’s keep big relief measures for the Budgets in the last two years of their tenure, ignoring the restructuring of income tax slabs to reduce the tax burden in Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 la
If Prime Minister Narendra Modi is serious about turning the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes to a fruitful exercise and not just a wild goose chase, he must have given his go ahead for a reduction in the income ta
Reducing the income tax burden through restructuring of the current tax structure is the best way to curb black money. By not doing this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may subject Bharatiya Ja
RBI Governor Urjit Patel must find ways now to show that the apex bank is in complete command of the situation, instead of expressing disability in providing information about the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 that have come back.
The budget has to be kept independent of the state elections and in any case the central government would be foolish to announce any scheme that will be aimed at benefitting the voters just in the poll-bound states.
While the demonetisation of the old R500 and R1,000 notes appears to have derailed the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) completely from April 1, 2017, the central government is still hopeful of resolving the