The much awaited goods and services tax (GST) will be implemented from the 1st of July, ushering in the most prominent tax reform since independent India. Amidst all the chaos of transition, the government has managed to stick to its... Read More.
The recent ban on the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter by the union government might resonate with many Indians. However, it will have a considerable impact on India’s economy and the livelihoods of millions of... Read More.
An economist from Stanford University, Tony Seba, is causing much anxiety in the energy and automobile sectors. He predicts that people in the US will stop owning vehicles. According to his report, “By 2030, within 10 years of regulatory approval... Read More.
A quick glance at the headlines in the last month spells doom for the IT sector. Time and again, the media sways from one extreme to another – first euphoria, and then pangs of sorrow. However, it does seem like... Read More.
News headlines suggest that logistics and transportation companies will derive enormous benefits from the implementation of GST in India. Some random headlines: “Logistics firms will be GST’s biggest beneficiaries” “GST Boost for Logistics” “GST will help logistics firms cut... Read More.
Latest reports suggest that the GST (goods and services tax) roll out for July 1 is on schedule. While the Indian government is busy ironing out the implementation challenges, lately a lot has been said about the possible impact of... Read More.
Until recently, ‘real estate’ was a dirty word in India, ridden with corruption, unaccounted cash, delays in construction deadlines, and an over-dependence of developers on friends and other informal sources of finance to fund their projects…the list goes on. Today,... Read More.
Many a time we choose to ignore the shifts in the marketplace. They are so conspicuous that we take them for granted, and we rarely consider their impact. One does not need to be a star market research analyst to... Read More.
In 2013, Angelina Jolie underwent a double mastectomy and in 2015 a surgical removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes. In support of these decisions, Jolie said, “I know my children will never have to say, ‘Mom died of ovarian cancer’!” This... Read More.
The rise of post-truth (whatever that’s supposed to mean) and Donald Trump have led to reams of opinion on the question - Can Trumponomics stop globalization? And Trump is just the latest symptom. We also have Brexit, and an ever-increasing... Read More.