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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, 1 month ago
How GST affects your household expenses Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Nobody is fully prepared for GST' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Being liberal in #NewIndia

'How you live serves as a much better track record than your timeline,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There was a moment, in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatris in Jammu and Kashmir when it seemed as if social harmony in India might be in serious trouble. But, of course, it was just one more piece of kindling tucked into what is already a raging conflagration. On Twitter the next day, the right was aquiver with rage -- but over liberals, not ...
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Why some things work in India, and some don't

'The two-word answer is: Proper oversight,' says T N Ninan.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The India of the 1980s and 1990s had many dreams: Private TV by satellite or cable, instead of drab old Doordarshan with its government propaganda; modern corporate hospitals that looked like hotels, just like those in America; world-class highways built by private construction companies and not by the CPWD (central public works department); and efficient, privately-run power stations that would ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

On the anvil: IndiGo 2.0 with low-cost Air India

At the heart of the strategy is the basic fundamental of keeping costs for long-haul flights low. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. A philosophical Rakesh Gangwal -- a veteran at running international airlines -- invoked Shakespeare, cited the example of five international carriers to justify the case for acquiring Air India’s international business through which IndiGo wants to foray into long-haul, low-cost operations. At the heart of it was the basic fundamental of keeping ...
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How scammers cheat online shoppers

Be cautious when purchasing from little-known Web sites, advises Tinesh Bhasin. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com With shoppers perpetually on the hunt for bargains online, scammers have begun to lure them with attractive offers and discounts. It's only after an individual receives a counterfeit product or doesn't get a delivery at all that he realises he has been cheated. Abhyuday Agarwal, a 29-year-old entrepreneur, came across an advertisement on a social network site that offered ...
 Rediff.com2 months 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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IT employees file complaints against 'forced' resignations

Four Tech Mahindra employees approached the labour commission in Karnataka Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com India's large IT services companies are witnessing increasing backlash from employees who have been asked to resign in recent months as the industry sees a structural change due to business as well as technology shifts. Former employees of major IT services firms such as Tech Mahindra, Wipro and Cognizant on Thursday met with labour department officials in Bengaluru and Pune ...
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'80-90% of real estate developers will shut down'

'And the top 10 per cent will grow because they have to serve the market.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Piramal Enterprises' market capitalisation has grown 120 per cent in the past year to Rs 45,029 crores (Rs 450.29 billion), largely on robust growth from its non-bank finance corporation business. Ajay Piramal, chairman of the Piramal Group and the Shriram Group, spoke to Abhineet Kumar on his plans. Do you expect revenue from your financial services business to overtake revenue ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Delhi's unaccountable Raja Kejriwal

'The Aam Aadmi's prophet is out of touch with both the city and his own flock,' says Sunil Sethi.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After more than 40 years of living in the same house in a south Delhi neighbourhood, I recently moved to a temporary flat a few blocks away. Close by the old house stands a magnificent 16th century Lodi dynasty mosque, badly neglected by the Archaeological Survey; next to it a large municipal school. Both are plagued by a humongous garbage dump that also ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

He can cook eggs in 300 ways!

Veer Arjun Singh visits the eatery that began as a teenager's humble push cart and only 4 kinds of eggs. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Back in 1989, Rahul Mehra was at a crossroad that would shape the rest of his life. His single mother suffered from a chronic allergy and could not fend for her children anymore. She told her son to choose between three meals a day and education. Mehra, at the age of 16, was an average student with no specific skill set. Yet, he braved to find a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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