A time bound introduction of the GST will surely help in building an integrated national market for goods and services and will reduce the cost of doing business.
The Fortaleza summit should address the undermining of the multilateral trading system.
There’s something timeless about a story of death catching up with battling-with-big-C lovers.
At BRICS summit, a chance for India to start on a path that leads to the UNSC.
It is hard to see a unifying theme among scattered interventions.
Budget makes downpayments on fixing India’s five geographies of jobs.
If the presentation of the budget were better, most experts would not be missing the big ideas for the small trees.
The emphasis on infrastructure will spur the economy.
Focus on MSME segment and technology use in SMB is a welcome step.
There cannot be sustained manufacturing growth and economic justice to the poor, unless a government exercises fiscal prudence, and controls inflation.
The finance minister has also given a lot of clarity especially in the case of treatment in the case of FDI.
A significant budgetary allocation has been given to the development of the border areas and the Northeast as well.
The revival of the investment and business sentiments holds the key to stimulating the GDP growth.
Budget rightly focuses on jumpstarting investments by focusing on infrastructure and manufacturing revival.
This Budget seems to have put on increasing investments in agriculture and improving agriculture productivity.
New work on constitutional law is indebted to Granville Austin.
Government doesn’t get it. Problem is not decision making, but state capacity.
The Modi government’s first budget has no time for literary flourish.
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.