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Case for abolishing capital gains tax

The forthcoming Union Budget needs to shore up investment with forward-looking tax design. Specifically, there is a solid case for rationalising the long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax regime across asset classes such as securities and...

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    India needs better administrative capacity to review citizenship, not a new law

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POKE ME: Rallying to protect our rivers is great. But let’s get the science right

POKE ME: Rallying to protect our rivers is great. But let’s get the science right

Drying trends have been reported in Krishna and Kaveri and the pollution problem in the Ganga is well recognised. The future of our rivers appears bleak.

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