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Return of the Licence Raj!

Return of the Licence Raj!

Are we creeping back to controls on corporate decision making? Three moves over the past eight months reinforce this notion, says Kanika Datta. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ There was a time when the Government of India told companies in certain key industries how much to make, where to sell it and at what price.   Those days now lie in the mists of unpleasant memory, but businesses today could be forgiven if they fear the return of the fell hand of officialdom in the nitty-gritty ..., 1 week ago

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Raj Budget: Paperless driving licence and vehicle registration

The year 2017 was a year of GST, demonetization and many policy rollouts. One very important term that accompanied tax reform and demonetization was ' Digitization'. Cashless payment mode got a special mention in Rajasthan Budget (2018-2019). On Monday while ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

BBMP asks Indiranagar barto produce trade licence

The BBMP on Tuesday asked a popular rooftop bar-cum-restaurant in Indiranagar to produce its trade licence and other important documents in a weeks time. Following a high court order, BBMP Joint Commissioner (East) Ashok held a meeting on Tuesday with owners ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

In an era of scams why do we people pay taxes?

[India], Feb. 21 (ANI): There is hardly a day when the government, through expensive advertisements in the newspapers and on television, is not reminding us all to pay our due taxes on date, pay the advance tax and so on, or suffer the consequences. Then ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
Business Standard

'Odyssey of Courage' book review: Habil Khorakiwala's high five

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 Business Standard1 month ago

We are replacing red tape with red carpet: Modi

Hard selling India as an investment destination at the WEF, Modi said the government is following the principle of reform, perform and transform. In a strong message against protectionism and inward-focused economic policies being practiced by some countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said such tendencies can be as dangerous as terrorism and climate change.   Delivering the keynote address at the WEF Annual Summit here, Modi sought to position India in a leadership role ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Countries becoming self-centred is threat akin to terrorism: PM@Davos

PM's address at Davos continues:- Many societies and countries are becoming self-centred. It seems that gloabalisation, as opposed to its definition, is shrinking.- Such misplaced preferences can't be considered any lesser threat than terrorism or climate change. We must admit shine of globalisation is fading.-We in India are proud of our democracy and diversity. For a society with diverse religions, cultures, languages, attires and cuisines, democracy is not just a political system but a way ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Money Control

Innovations in India can#39;t be killed under garb of privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Speaking at the inauguration of the 6th Annual International Commerce Conference here, he lamented that the country missed the industrial and entrepreneurial revolutions in the 80s and 90s due to licence raj.
 Money Control2 months ago

BBMP to crack down on bars & restaurants that neglect fire safety

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will crack down on all bars and restaurants that operate illegally or neglect fire safety. Kailash Bar and Restaurant, where five employees died in an inferno early on Monday morning, had clearly flouted fire ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

5 charred to death in Bengaluru bar fire

A major fire swept through a resto-bar located in a 70-year-old building in a busy area in Bengaluru, killing five employees in their sleep, police said. IMAGE: Passers-by look at the bar-cum-restaurant in Bengaluru where a fire broke out on Monday. All Photographs: Shailendra Bhojak/PTI Photo The blaze broke out in Kailash Bar and Restaurant on the ground floor of the Kumbara Sangha (potters association) building at Kalasipalya around 2.30 am, when smoke was noticed ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Fire at restro-bar in Bengaluru kills five, victims were sleeping  Sify2 months ago
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