Friday, May 25, 2018

Taxing Capital Gains in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi signalling the introduction of capital gains tax on equities has caused a tremble in the stock market. He puts forward...

India needs to shift the Chinese discourse from security to partnership...

In the second round of The Dialogue Interviews, Founding Editor Kazim Rizvi sat down with sinologist Dr. B.R Deepak for an in-depth discussion on...

Expectations from GST

The ideal GST has just one rate. In the last Council meeting held, it was agreed to have four. This is a step in...

Calling for a Head

We will state our baseline assumption first; the “implementation” of the demonetization exercise, though admittedly an historically unprecedented exercise in its scale and timelines,...

Demonetisation: How to reduce costs and make it worthwhile

The current demonetisation will have a one-time effect and may, as part of other moves, discourage tax evasion, and speed up the shift to...

Real Estate in India: Rear View Mirror and Way Forward

The Real Estate sector has been in a state of flux for a while now. However, 2016 has been a landmark year for this...

Opportunity for a Neo Tobin Tax

The Prime Minister’s speech at the inauguration of the NISM campus outside Mumbai on 23rd Dec, 2016 seemed to have spooked certain players in...

The Politics of Demonetisation

Politics is the most dynamic activity in a democracy and for the last seven decades we have experienced almost every aspect of it in...

What can India do for job creation?

In the Indian economy, standard indicators of employment and unemployment do not furnish the real picture of employment. According to India Employment Report 2016,...

Demonetisation’s Silver Lining?: Two-Factor Authentication Relaxation by RBI

Comments, barbs and editorials have flowed in heavily since the advent of the demonetisation move initiated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and...

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