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The tax rate reduction versus incentives conundrum
Financial Express

The tax rate reduction versus incentives conundrum

What is required is to identify incentives, sorted according to the decreasing order of their dispensability, and devise a phase-out plan around such order of preference. A case in point is incentives for manufacturing in the form of accelerated ... Financial Express, 3 days ago

'Modi can learn much from Narasimha Rao'

Jairam Ramesh, a familiar figure in Indian politics, is known for his felicity with both the spoken and written word. After the Manmohan Singh government was voted out in May 2014, Jairam Ramesh, who served in the environment and rural development ministries, quickly wrote two books, Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India and Legislating for Justice: The Making of the 2013 Land Acquisition Law. But it is his latest book, To The Brink and Back -- India's 1991 Story, that has made ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Outlook India

Confessions Of A Shakhahari

This year's National Teachers Day has acquired an entirely new meaning. First, we saw everybody who is anybody in this government, with sarkari power to walk into a classroom, live out their main bhi teacher fantasy. Cruel truth to tell, this is ...
 Outlook India4 weeks ago
Pune Mirror

Labour strike holds traffic to ransom

The city had mixed feelings about the nationwide strike on Wednesday by trade unions against the labour reforms proposed by the NDA government. Several government offices in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad, post offices, banks, insurance companies and ...
 Pune Mirror1 month ago
The Hindu

Farewell, torch bearer....

Vina Mazumdar, the grand old lady of the women's movement in India. Photo: V. V. Krishnan TOPICS Leading women's rights activist Vina Mazumdar dies at 86 Remembering how she saw the struggle for women's rights in India as a political one aimed ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Eurasia Review

India's Modi Went An Extra Mile For Peace With Pakistan Analysis

By Thursday, August 27th, 2015 By Amulya Ganguli* There will be a wide measure of agreement with former external affairs minister Yashwant Singh's comment that the India-Pakistan talks are a dialogue of the deaf. If these nevertheless ...
 Eurasia Review1 month ago

Govt may pare stakes in some banks to 33%

The government is considering a proposal to privatise some state-owned banks in phases, according to official sources.  A proposal for setting up a holding company two years down the line will be the first step in this direction. The Bank Investment Company, which will replace the proposed Bank Boards Bureau, may pare its stakes in public sector banks to 33 per cent. "Privatisation is definitely on the agenda, else we would not have talked about the Bank Investment Company," said an ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

No big bang reforms, Govt's move to transform banks is confusing

The idea of limiting induction of private sector talents only for top management positions is also being seen as a half-hearted step incapable of bringing about the transformation sorely needed in the PSU banks' work culture, notes A K Bhattacharya. The government package for public sector banks, announced last Friday, has been welcomed by the stock market with the PSU banking index booking smart gains. Financial sector experts, however, continue to remain unimpressed as they are of the view ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Mid Day

20 things to do in Mumbai from August 16 - August 22

Sunday driver Sift fact from fiction 4.45 pm: Ever wondered if the pushpaka vimana was actually an ancient flying saucer? Get answers at Katha Project's talk, Mythical Imaginations by Dr Ranjit Nair, a PhD in artificial intelligence and a sci-fi ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
Mid Day

How LK Advani is turning his defeat around

At a recent screening of Shoojit Sarkar's Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan-starrer, Piku, held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the superstar was pleasantly surprised to see BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani seated beside President Pranab Mukherjee. Advani ...
 Mid Day1 month ago
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