In the summer of 1916, the man who would go on to found Pakistan, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, ran up against one of India's most stubborn communal prejudices. His good friend Sir Dinshaw Petit had invited him to escape Bombay's suffocating heat and spend ... Times of India, 1 month ago
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It might be useful to begin by quickly summarising the business case for the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The GST is a tax reform that has been on the cards for more than a decade. In principle, it is the same as the Value-Added Tax (VAT) — ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
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