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Real benefit of GST will be visible in 12-18 months
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Real benefit of GST will be visible in 12-18 months

GST making you anxious? Here is a fact-check on how new tax will impact you. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The goods and services tax (GST) has caught the nation’s fancy -- which is somewhat unprecedented for a change in tax regime. However, despite all the efforts made by the government to demystify GST, people continue to be anxious (and confused) about whether the tax will be a game changer for every household. My aim is to give a thumbnail sketch of the potential ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago

Firing your buddy? Remember company first, friendship later

It is important to establish a professional boundary with your friend at work, says Sanjana Ray. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com While we are encouraged to harbour a dazzling team spirit and maintain good relationships with everyone we work with, it's time we understand the difference between being 'friends' and being 'professional friends'. When it comes to the former, the friendship expands to the world outside the office space and we take a personal interest in the concerned person ...
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He knew what made India 'India'

Martand Singh, the master of weaves, took India to the world, notes Ritika Kochhar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Design curator and writer Mayank Mansingh Kaul says Martand Singh 'Mapu' was foundational to his work. "For my generation, his work was the benchmark that brought the rigour of thorough research and expert execution together, with great imaginative and creative leaps," he says. It's hard to think of national icons outside politics, movies and sports, but in the passing of ...
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How to protect yourself from ransomware hackers

With thousands of people receiving ransom messages from cybercriminals every day, Devangshu Dutta explains how you can defeat the hackers.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com It's morning. You pick up your cuppa and head for the computer, which was set to download a torrent file of Wonder Woman before you went to sleep. You're looking forward to watching WW over the weekend on your fancy home theatre system. Everything looks fine. The machine is running and the screensaver is on. As you ...
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Why do we pay taxes, Mr Modi?

'If governments choose to spend our money on cow meat detection kits or hugely expensive statues, it is also a form of corruption.''A betrayal of our hopes and aspirations,' says Amit Mehra.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Are we paying taxes for the development that is shown in this news? For meat detection units for our police force? Cow ambulances? Cow shelters? And every thing else to develop the cow Universe? In my opinion, only Bharatiya Janata Party/Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ...
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Indrani's sharp eyes roamed the court...

Indrani looked cheerful and upbeat and announced she had quite recovered from her wounds...Vaihayasi Pande Daniel reports from the Sheena Bora murder trial.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Noah Cbina John and I spent much of the day together inside and outside Courtroom 51 of south Mumbai's sessions court. He is from Africa. Perhaps Nigeria. He's Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances case 100083 from 2013. His was the first matter of the day. Noah, wearing a maroon shirt, dark ...
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Lynchings from another time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked state governments to crack down on gau rakshaks on Sunday, July 16.Jyoti Punwani travels back 24 years to reveal how individuals were lynched in the aftermath of the communal riots in Mumbai.'Mumbai's killings in January 1993,' she observes, 'came at the tail end of two outbursts of vicious communal violence, whereas today, it's peacetime in a 'new India'.''At that time, the perpetrators warned onlookers to keep their mouths shut.''Today, the perpetrators take ...
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Why Aakar Patel became a vegan

'At home, being vegan is no real problem, and other than dairy (dahi, chhaas, ghee and kadhi) I can eat normally.' 'There is, of course, the eschewing of meat and as someone who likes (should I say liked?) Naga pork and beef steaks, and has eaten snake and dog, going vegan is unusual,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Vegetarianism is linked inexorably to purity in India. We are the only nation that uses the word 'non-veg'. J Krishnamurti once described a ritual he ...
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Uber's Kalanick was a boss from hell, but...

'The fact that Kalanick and others managed to build such great companies, in spite of their apparent foibles, should give us hope,' says Vikram Johri.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The resignation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick brings to a close an exciting, if fraught, era in the company that revolutionised ride hailing. So strong is the company's influence that the word 'Uber' has become a buzzword for any on-demand service, from tutors to doctors, that the Internet economy readily ...
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How GST will affect your wallet

Will it benefit you? Or will it lead to an increase in inflation? Bipin Sapra believes it will be some time before GST's benefits reach consumers.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After years of wait, GST has finally seen the light of day on July 1, 2017. GST has been introduced with great fanfare including the hour-long midnight event in Parliament. Unlike any tax reform in the past, GST has caught the attention of people from all walks of life -- businessmen, professionals and ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Will GST make Life simple? Not a chance!  Rediff.com1 month ago
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