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Consumers will pay more after GST

Consumers will pay more after GST

In an exclusive interview with's Shobha Warrier, M R Venkatesh, chartered accountant and commentator on business issues (seen, below) rips apart the belief that GST will increase India's GDP by 2 per cent, that it will lead to the ease of doing business, that GST will lead to one nation, one tax. Read ..., 2 months ago

The 'leader' behind the killing stray dogs protest

'For the last two months, the menace of stray dogs has gone to scary proportions.''What will you do if you cannot walk on the road without fear?' Youth Front (Mani) party workers led by Saji Manjakadambil killed 10 stray dogs and paraded their carcasses on the streets of Kottayam in Kerala. It was a protest against Union Minister Maneka Gandhi who spoke in support of stray dogs when she visited Kerala. According to a survey conducted by the state animal husbandry department, there are around ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

2 lakh to 3300 crore: The BYJU's Classes success story

'A business cannot be driven by the passion to make money, the passion to change society is far more important.''After a certain point, what value has money to a person?' A son of teachers, teaching never fascinated Byju Raveendran when he was young. His passion was sports. After working for a couple of years as a globetrotting service engineer for a shipping firm, Byju became a teacher by accident. On holiday, he helped some friends pass the Common Aptitude Test entrance examination. From ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'India is a space power'

'India has got a unique opportunity to get more and more business from outside as India is cost-effective and reliable.' Former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation G Madhavan Nair speaks to's Shobha Warrier about where ISRO is headed after the successful launch of eight satellites in two different orbits by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle C-35 rocket last month. The PSLV launch was hailed as a complex mission. Is it because the PSLV C-35 rocket launched eight ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago 'India's dominance in IT will continue'  Rediff.com1 month ago

Varappuzha sex scandal trial in Oct

KOCHI: The trial proceedings in the sensational Varappuzha sex scandal relating to the trafficking of a 16-year-old girl will begin in October. Shobha John of Thirumala in Thiruvananthapuram, a goon and an accused in several criminal cases, is the ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago Trial in Varapuzha sex case to begin on October 3  New Indian Express4 weeks ago

'Some people want to divide Hindus'

IMAGE: Amit Shah's controversial tweet. 'These people want to create fissures among Hindus and they have been trying to do this for quite sometime.' It was an eventful Onam for the Bharatiya Janata Party's Kerala unit. BJP President Amit Shah was trolled on social media for wishing Malayalees 'Vaaman Jayanti' on the eve of Onam. Though he wished Malayalees a 'Happy Onam' the next day, the Vaaman Jayanti greetings did not go down well. Had the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh not published a cover ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

She gained strength from sadness. Today, she's mother to 1,500 kids

'Solace' emerged from the heart of a mother who knew what it feels like to be a helpless parent when treatment for a sick child is's Shobha Warrier meets Sheeba Ameer, who immortalised her daughter's memory through Solace -- a non-profit organisation that works for children afflicted with cancer. IMAGE: Sheeba Ameer, a selfless mother -- a mother to 1,500 children who look for solace at Solace. Photograph: Kind courtesy Sheeba Ameer Sheeba Ameer epitomises a mother's fight ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'The Cauvery water dispute is going to get worse'

IMAGE: A view of the Krishnarajasagar Dam in Mysuru. Photograph: PTI 'The Cauvery river has become excessively politicised by all political parties.''They see a vote bank in an emotive issue of this kind.' S Janakarajan, professorial consultant at the Madras Institute of Development Studies, is president of the South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies at Hyderabad. Behind the formation of the Cauvery Family in 2003, where farmer leaders from both Karnataka and Tamil ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Promoting khadi is the mission of my life'

IMAGE: The Desitude label. 'Khadi is my passion. The only idea behind this start up is to promote and popularise khadi.' He is a 25-year-old engineer who worships Mahatma Gandhi and C Rajagopalachari. He walks around in a khadi kurta and mundu (dhoti), and not in a jeans and T-shirt. His passion is not to be a financially successful entrepreneur but one who can promote and popularise khadi. He wants to do so by selling khadi jeans online to youngsters like him who otherwise are reluctant to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Stress on Vedic culture in new education policy is not right'

'In this system, the poor does not get an equal opportunity to compete with the rich.' 'Our problem is not the stress given on the Vedic system, but not mentioning the other forms of education.' India has had two National Education Policies so far, drafted in the years 1968 and 1986. The 1968 policy was based on the suggestions of a 17-member Education Commission, headed by the then University Grants Commission chairperson D S Kothari. This policy had called for a national school system by ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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