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Fuel prices are burning

India, July 8 -- During the last three weeks of June, the oil marketing public sector undertakings (PSUs), namely the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)... Read More


The GST indemnity riddle

India, July 1 -- The dwindling tax revenue of both the Centre and States since the financial year (FY) 2019-20 has led to a piquant situation. Even as States expect "full" and "timely" compensation fo... Read More


A highly unreasonable request

India, June 23 -- The Supreme Court was against burdening customers with a loan trap while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by one Gajendra Sharma, demanding a "waiver on interest char... Read More


Remodel Google tax

India, June 17 -- On June 2, the Trump administration announced a probe into digital services taxes that have been either adopted or are under consideration by its trading partners viz, Austria, Brazi... Read More


Green the soil

India, June 9 -- The decision of the Centre to ban 27 commonly-used pesticides in all three main categories, viz. insecticides, fungicides and weedicides, in India has led to consternation among vario... Read More


Hope sprouts in the farm

India, June 2 -- Heralding a new chapter in agricultural market reforms in India, on May 15 Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made three major announcements under the "Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan." ... Read More


States must make realistic demands

India, May 12 -- Even as corporates, MSMEs, informal sector workers and others impacted by the pandemic are demanding relief packages from the Centre, the States, too, have given the Government their ... Read More


Detoxify oil pricing

India, May 5 -- On October 15, 2018, while interacting with global leaders from the energy sector in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed concern over the steep increase in the intern... Read More


Don't expect the moon

India, April 28 -- On March 27, in a bid to resuscitate the economy devastated by the Coronavirus, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor, Shaktikanta Das, announced a host of measures to inject liq... Read More


Adopt fiscal prudence

India, April 24 -- The economic crisis triggered by Covid-19 has forced the Government to take recourse to some extraordinary measures, which include among others 30 per cent cut in the salary of all ... Read More