Tag: Indian economy

Books For You | Ground Scorching Tax: Does India need GST?

Editor | Non-Fiction Everything the government does not want you to know is here. On 1 July 2017, Goods and Services Tax (GST) became a reality. The government hailed it as the biggest tax reform of independent India which would herald a new freedom for the nation and unify it with ‘One Nation One Tax’.

Books For You: How to handle the Jobs Crisis in India

Editor | Non-fiction If you have read about self-driving cars, block chain and the internet of things, registered for a massive open online course (MOOC), considered dealing in crypto currencies, or asked Alexa to play your favourite song, the chances are you are one of the select few Indians adjusting to the reality of a brave

#Essential Reads: India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond

Editor | Business India’s fundamentals are, no doubt, stronger now than ever before, but the country also faces several old and new challenges in the areas of politics, economics, and governance. These can only be met if we are able to generate sufficient political will to pursue the right policies and shake-off the dead weight

Books For You: The Story of the Reserve Bank of India

Editor | Non-fiction Raghuram Rajan, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), had once famously remarked, ‘We are neither hawks, doves, we are owls.’ However, the RBI is not an ordinary owl. It’s a very wise owl with immense powers and responsibilities. There can be no argument that the RBI is not

TRUST: Creating the foundation for Enterpreneurship in Developing Countries

By A Staff Writer Entrepreneurs in developing countries who assume they will have the same legal, governmental and institutional protections as their counterparts in the West will fail. To succeed, they need to build trust within the existing structures–and in Trust: Creating the Foundation for Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries (Published by Penguin, Rs 499) Tarun

Cutting the Gordian Knot India’s Quest for Prosperity

By A Staff Writer In Cutting the Gordian Knot India’s Quest for Prosperity (Bloomsbury India, Price Rs 499)  authors T N Hari & Hari Menon give a  lucid account of India’s multilayered and deeply intertwined challenges, this book questions dominant narratives, provokes fresh thinking and suggests new approaches. A must read for anyone interested in the India Story! Cutting the Gordian Knot discusses India’s quest for prosperity through job creation. The underlying pieces of this quest are complex and intertwined—an education system that has