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A roller-coaster ride for economy

The Modi government’s four-year tenure has been a roller-coaster ride for the Indian economy.

Transformation vs disruption

The rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been one of the boldest decisions of the Modi government in the last four years towards reforming the country’s archaic indirect tax system.

Notable reforms in telecom but financial health down

The last four years in the telecom sector has been a mixed bag of success and hurdles for the government but on hindsight, it gives a sense of muted response by the department of telecom on many ke

Banking reforms right on course

The Modi government’s four years in office have been a mixed bag of positives and misses for the banking sector with the key reform being the introduction of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC

Markets outperformed global peers

In the four years of Modi government, the domestic market gained over 40 per cent taking the overall market cap of BSE to Rs 145.10 trillion from Rs 83.76 trillion, a rise of 73.24 per cent since M

Modi policies skewed towards last man standing

On Sunday, May 28, interim finance minister Piyush Goyal and textiles minister Smriti Irani are getting into a major jaw jaw with textile industry bosses on the way forward for the sector.

Modi faces formidable challenge in united opposition

Prime minister Narendra Modi will need a clear roadmap to crack the opposition’s gridlock to prevent him from getting a second term in 2019.

TN seeks closure of Vendanta smelter

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday said it was seeking a permanent closure of a big copper smelter run by London-listed Vedanta Resources after 13 people died in protests demanding the shutting

Govt mulls windfall cess on upstream oil firms

Grappling with various options to arrive at a long-term solution to rising fuel prices, the government is considering taxing the upstream oil companies, including ONGC and Oil India, once the crude

Father-son duo held for Rs 28 crore GST evasion

The central GST officers have arrested a father-son duo for tax evasion of Rs 28 crore by issuing fake invoices for claiming input tax credit.

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