Saturday, 18 November, 2017

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Rahul Gandhi at a temple in Gujarat

Congress is belatedly trying to shed the image of being ‘Latif’s party’ in Gujarat

With a real chance of victory at such close range for the first time, a reinvention has become imperative for the Congress party.
Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi at 100: Why She Still Rules India

Indira believed in statist, povertarian economics and crush-the-opposition-to-dust “Total Politics”. If both ideas thrive under Modi now, she still rules our minds.
Supreme Court

There are some things even the Supreme Court shouldn’t be allowed to change

SC itself has held that certain features of THE Constitution can’t be amended by Parliament; it should be the same when it comes to its own functioning.
Shoe shop

Talk Point: The regulatory philosophy of NAPA replaces the invisible hand of the market

Anti-profiteering measures enshrined in the GST law round the circle by already providing an institutional mechanism to ensure that the full benefits of reduced tax rates flow through to the consumer.

Talk Point: Industry representatives, consumer body members should have a say in NAPA affairs

The establishment of the National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAPA) can go a long way in ensuring that benefits of the GST are passed on to the consumers. However, the NAPA should not be used to harass traders.


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