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May 26, 2017
3 years of Narendra Modi govt: Was demonetisation his biggest blunder or reform?Even after six months, we are still struggling for an answer. The precise reason is neither the government nor the RBI has yet revealed the amount of old currency that has returned to the system after demonetisation.
May 11, 2017
Govt's refusal to tax agriculture raises many questions; it goes against principles of equalityWhen milk processing and poultry can be taken as non-agricultural income, surely sale of agricultural land, income from cash crops and other such activities can easily be considered as non-agricultural income
May 08, 2017
NITI Aayog's Bibek Debroy wants all production subsidies to be scrappedDebroy said even on the consumption side, subsidies should only be given to "unambiguously targeted individual prospects".
May 02, 2017
Narendra Modi's war on black money incomplete without taxing farm incomeThe case for not taxing agricultural income is weak and only the fear of being perceived as "anti-farmer" has been holding political parties back. The key is to change the narrative around making such a move by highlighting its inherent benefits.
May 01, 2017
BJP's refusal to tax rich farmers shows party lacks courage to rise over vote bank politics a la CongressThe BJP which came to power on the pretext of nationalism and often dissed Congress for its vote bank politics unfortunately also lacks the courage to upset the rich farmers who control the vote bank
Apr 28, 2017
States need to distinguish between rich and poor farmers: CEA Arvind SubramanianA controversy erupted after NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy suggested that the agricultural income should be taxed.
Apr 28, 2017
Railways' deteriorating health: Govt misses earnings target for 3rd straight year, operating ratio worst in 15 yrsGross traffic earnings, which make up the bulk of revenues, would fall short of the target by over $3 billion in the fiscal year ending last month
Apr 27, 2017
Taxing agriculture income: Arun Jaitley says no such plan, NITI says views were 'personal'The NITI Aayog categorically states that this is neither the view of the Aayog nor is such a recommendation made anywhere in the Draft Action Agenda
Apr 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley clarifies: No plan to impose any tax on agricultural incomeDue to its exempt status, agricultural income has been seen as a loophole being used by many wealthy to evade income tax
Apr 26, 2017
Farmers should pay income tax just like urban dwellers, says Niti Aayog member Bibek DebroyThe Policy Commission, set up by Modi to replace Nehru's Planning Commission, is now circulating a draft three-year "Action Agenda", to be followed by a seven-year "Strategy" and a 15-year "Vision" for India's development.