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Feb 28, 2017
India should cut corporate tax, go for inheritance levy: OECDOECD said comprehensive tax reforms, especially the goods and services tax, "would lift all boats" and raise revenue helping the government effectively deal with high poverty rate.
Feb 22, 2017
UP phase four polls: In parched Bundelkhand, seven of 19 seats saw close race in 2012All the 19 seats of the Bundelkhand region, which is arguably the most underdeveloped part of Uttar Pradesh, go to polls on Thursday
Jan 25, 2017
Universal basic income in Budget? The proposal shouldn't be disruptive like demonetisationIn a year when the pressure will be high on the government to meet its fiscal deficit targets while reviving the economy post-demonetisation, the budget cannot afford to incorporate a radical move like UBI
Jan 23, 2017
Universal basic income: To go beyond political gimmickry, here's what govt needs to doIf the UBI sum turns out to be a pittance like the pension scheme, it would become more a political gimmick than a scheme to address poverty
Jan 18, 2017
Narendra Modi's social security system for poor is a good idea if corruption pitfalls are avoidedIn a country where 90 percent of the workforce are in the unorganised sector, a social security system which the Narendra Modi government is likely to announce in the Union Budget 2017 could be the next logical step, provided the pitfalls are avoided.
Jan 03, 2017
#NotePeCharcha: The residents of Latifwadi continues to suffer, even after Modi's 50 day deadlineModi's 50 day deadline promised to eradicate the inconveniences that demonetisation caused across India. But rural India has a different story to tell. The residents of the tribal village Latifwadi continue to feel the insidious harm of the note ban
Dec 31, 2016
Rahul Gandhi submits charter of demands to Modi, wants all restrictions on cash withdrawals goneCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi put forth a charter of demands to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to lift restrictions on cash withdrawals immediately and pay Rs 25,000 to every family below the poverty line
Dec 05, 2016
Demonestisation: PM Modi skating on thin ice with reward promise for Jan Dhan a/c holdersThe government may come up with schemes for the general welfare of the poor. But then the promise took on the hue of a direct and not vicarious reward.
Nov 26, 2016
Note ban: Indians have been patient with demonetisation, but will the banks kill poverty?Funds will be loaned out by banks as part of their normal function. Unless specifically directed by GOI, the funds cannot be utilised for the 'poor' as visualised or projected.
Nov 26, 2016
Why RBI's move to implement Islamic banking is exhaustive and thoroughly matureInterest-free banking which is based on a participatory model should be allowed to function in India so that people have the option to enter into commercial transactions which are participatory in nature.