Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
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Bad news for Pakistan’s rich. Shehbaz Sharif budget will tax them, ban car imports

Pakistan finance minister's support for Shehbaz Sharif govt's call to tax the rich is a relief to those who were promised it during Imran Khan's reign.

Nangeli — the forgotten Dalit woman who stood up against Travancore’s ‘breast tax’

In 'Her Stories: Indian Women Down the Ages’, Deepti Priya Mehrotra recounts women from Indian history whose contributions have been all but forgotten.

How GST is killing small businesses with inspector raj and suffocating compliance

GST was supposed to create a unified market. The opposite is happening with small businesses being harassed with invoice and payments.

To make babies or not? That’s the dilemma in China as cost of raising kids soars & soars

The cost of childcare in China is now higher than US, France, Japan and Germany. Thanks to years of state-driven one-child policy and falling fertility rate.

ZyCov-D a welcome addition to India’s vaccine basket. Follow the science on mixing boosters now

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GST law brought a drastic change. But only a digital GSTAT can be the model for tribunals

The GSTAT would be outside the GST authorities' control. It can protect taxpayers’ rights and revenue interests of the govt.

OECD’s global tax framework is a win-win for India. Just focus on our long-term gains

The multilateral agreement has come against the backdrop of visible populist angst against large transnational companies across the world.

We asked people in 14 states if rich-poor gap is a big issue: Prashnam Survey

The Prashnam survey asked 2,895 people from across 14 states what they thought contributed the most to income inequality in India today.

Modi govt to release Rs 56,027 crore against pending tax refunds of exporters

Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal Thursday said that the amount is being release under various export promotion schemes and would be disbursed to more than 45,000 exporters.

Modi govt to offer indemnity to Air India bidders over claims arising from Cairn tax dispute

Cairn, which last year won an arbitration award for $1.7 bn over a controversial retrospective tax demand, has called Air India 'an alter ego' of the Indian govt.

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Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

The management of defence pensions has been taxing the capabilities of the Ministry of Defence for decades. The implementation of the One Rank One...
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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