Indian Business and Share Market News Analysis&Opinion

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Taxes, Goods and services tax, GST

How GST will change your life

'One nation, one tax’ is actually a great idea.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Reliance Jio, Telecom, Vodafone, Idea-Vodafone merger

Idea-Vodafone merger, helped by Jio's rise, is only good news for customers

The deal will create India’s largest mobile telephony company with more than 395 million subscribers.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Indirect Tax, Goods and services tax

Why GST may not provide any relief

Whatever the levies at whatever stage, it would finally burden the common man.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Public Sector Banking, 7th Pay Commission

Why 7th Pay Commission’s 'miserly' hike is understandable

The central government is well aware of the fiscal trap pay hike largesse portends.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Parliament, Taxes, GST

Draft GST laws ready for Parliament, but ‘money bill’ route is problematic

Rajya Sabha, in which the BJP does not have majority, cannot reject finance bills.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Digital India , BHIM, Aadhaar, Demonetisation

Nandan Nilekani on how India plans to lead in the digital age

We have the political will, the appropriate regulatory environment and the infrastructure to get there.

MONEY

 |   Long-form
Cashless Economy, Digital India , Credit Card

My six-month struggle to get a credit card in digital, cashless India

Addresses in posh colonies simply do not make one honest as even the likes of Vijay Mallya did not pay bank dues despite all verifications.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley, GST, CAG

Who's afraid of CAG watching over GST — and income tax?

NDA, which came to power blowing the trumpet of clean governance, appears oddly anxious of the watchdog's oversight.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Taxes, Demonetisation, GDP growth

Why we need gross progress indicator instead of GDP

The 'eight interesting facts' mentioned in the Economic Survey say a lot.