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GST on Higher Education Services: The downward curve of economic and social growth 1

GST on Higher Education Services: The downward curve of economic and social growth

Levying Goods and Service Ta (GST) on Higher Education Services has been a topic of debate ever since the new tax system was rolled out across the country. While many items are exempt from GST as of today, the logic behind choosing the components taxed suggests a sea of possibilities stalled. While books supplied are …

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The Failed State of #NewNewIndia 2

The Failed State of #NewNewIndia

Tuesday, Cabinet approved a budget of Rs 8754 crore for Census & updating #NationalPopulationRegister Objective of NPR, create comprehensive identity database of every usual resident in country. As per official documents this will then be use to filter citizens and non-citizens, and is the first step in a nationwide NRC exercise. Once this nonsensical exercise …

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Open letter to the Chief Justice of India

To:The Chief Justice of India,Supreme Court of India As a citizen of India, I write this letter to bring to your attention gross perversion of the laws of India, public institutions and Constitutional values. Five years of the BJP government have seen erosion of parliamentary procedures, citizens’ fundamental rights, including the independence of the press, …

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DeMonetisation and Digital Payments

DeMonetisation did not promote the uptake of digital transactions Driving India towards a less-cash, digital payments economy was one of the aims claimed by the Prime Minister when he invalidated 86% of India’s circulating currency. The reasoning was that India was a largely cash-based economy; if circulating cash was reduced, people would rapidly move towards …

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