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GST stalled, Arun Jaitley says Congress hurting economy
Indian Express

GST stalled, Arun Jaitley says Congress hurting economy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley With time running out for the GST Bill in a stalled Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday attacked the Congress for blocking the legislation that it had itself brought in, and warned that obstructionist ... Indian Express, 2 months ago

Ignored by Cong, Jairam says Narasimha Rao was a 'remarkably decisive fox'

NEW DELHI: PV Narasimha Rao, a Congress Prime Minister the Nehru-Gandhi-led Congress has steadfastly ignored, has been hailed as a master tactician who was "magnificent" in crisis management by Jairam Ramesh, a Congress leader considered close to ...
 Economic Times1 month ago My book will reveal Narasimha Rao to be a scholar, says ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago

8 Months On, Slow Moving NITI Aayog Draws Opposition Barbs

NITI can't boast of any significant achievement in its 8-month career, point out the Opposition. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi - in his Independence Day speech last year - had announced the dismantling of the Planning Commission of India ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Congress keeps up suspense on GST Bill

New Delhi : Congress on Friday remained non-committal on the issue of support to the GST bill amid talk of a special session of Parliament being convened for enacting the key reform measure. "We have read it in newspapers only. Courtesy demands, ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Cong had no doubts on GST during UPA rule: Jaitley  Times of India2 months ago

Aadhaar may have a lethal impact on the existence of India

'Biometric Aadhaar-based surveillance is not only about violation of privacy, but also about the treasure hunt for unprecedented financial surveillance and economic intelligence in the economic history of mankind,' says Gopal Krishna. Former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India and entrepreneur Nandan Nilekani's argument (external link) on 'Why Supreme Court judgment on Aadhar calls for an appeal' is a motivated exercise in defining political, social and economic democracy ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

Flaws in India's GST defeats its purpose

There is much work to be done to design a good GST, notes Parthasarathi Shome. In the last mile, many essential components of a robust goods and services tax India is rushing towards a so-termed GST replacing service tax and excises (or CENVAT) at the Centre and VAT and small consumption taxes of the states. In a decade-long process of replacement, major successes were occurring to meaningfully consolidate the nation’s domestic consumption tax structure. But in the last mile, many ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Outlook India

Muddy Waters Flow Through This Channel

Just days before the Mukerjeas exited NewsX, India's first high-definition news channel they founded through a series of dubious deals, there was much nervousness in the news room. The nascent channel was to go off air, NewsX had run out of money ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
India Today

Inside the complex mind of India's forgotten PM

Jairam Ramesh's book is an insider's account of how Narasimha Rao pulled India back from the brink, and of the highs and lows of the man pitchforked into the hot seat from wilderness Manmohan Singh with PV Narasimha Rao in 1994 Jairam ...
 India Today1 month ago

Govt gets Rs 1-lakh-crore spend cushion for FY16

Government will get to use it for infra spending, social-sector schemes, balancing the fiscalWith global crude oil prices, already low for a while, expected to remain below $70 a barrel for the rest of this financial year, besides an expected increase in indirect-tax buoyancy, the Narendra Modi-led central government is looking at a spending cushion of about Rs 1 lakh crore for 2015-16.The savings, especially those on account of lower subsidies, are likely to be used for infrastructure ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Where are the jobs going to come from?'

'Will 'Make in India' be able to harness the demographic dividend so it does not become a disaster?' 'Will 'Digital India' live up to the lofty promises the government and private sector made as part of its recent launch?' An associate with the South Asia Progamme at the international think-tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, Dr Milan Vaishnav's research focuses on corruption, governance, state capacity, distributive politics, and electoral behaviour in India.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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