S Mohammed Irshad

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is an Assistant Professor at Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

MONEY

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High petrol, diesel prices: Government must find another way to get rich

A government that promotes privatisation has no right to impose higher taxes on products which have linkages with essential commodity prices.

MONEY

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Economic Survey doesn’t admit to cash crunch post demonetisation

It shows the government is not troubled by the noteban, mounting NPAs and poor employment growth.

POLITICS

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Why India is struggling to beat China's growth story

The writing is on the wall: it is not possible to stop Beijing's imports and impossible to impose protectionism on domestic players.

POLITICS

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Disinvestment of Air India: Private sector wanted it, not the government

It is important to see that not all public sector companies are loss-making.

MONEY

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GST can only help common man if government can implement it

It was first proposed as a tax reform proposal in 2004.

POLITICS

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Whatever good NITI Aayog was created for is yet to show

The latest proposal to tax farmers should have a broader plan to increase their income first.

MONEY

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VOICES

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My response to RSS ideologue on the Indian Muslim as a voter

The binary is the biggest threat to national integration.

MONEY

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Demonetisation and black economy: Rhetoric versus reality

The concern is black economy, which is well connected with mainstream economic operations as well.