A government that promotes privatisation has no right to impose higher taxes on products which have linkages with essential commodity prices.
It shows the government is not troubled by the noteban, mounting NPAs and poor employment growth.
The writing is on the wall: it is not possible to stop Beijing's imports and impossible to impose protectionism on domestic players.
It is important to see that not all public sector companies are loss-making.
It was first proposed as a tax reform proposal in 2004.
The latest proposal to tax farmers should have a broader plan to increase their income first.
The blame falls finally on the farmers themselves!
The binary is the biggest threat to national integration.