Quarterly filing and higher turnover limits need to be intertwined to stop the GST from becoming a car-wreck for the country’s SMEs.
India this month blindsided the auto industry by almost doubling the maximum levy on luxury cars and sport-utility vehicles – just weeks after first setting the rate as part of a major tax change.
Any changes to the joint venture will put future foreign investment at risk and cause the government to incur substantial costs, GE said in an emailed statement.
Vinod Dua discusses Make in India and technology transfer agreements, and job losses due to the economic slowdown.
Companies do not want to be held liable for defects in products manufactured in collaboration with local partners under the ‘Make in India’ drive to build a military industrial base.
Make in India, Digital India, Startup India and the Smart Cities project were all aimed at creating jobs for the country’s youth, but the government has failed to deliver on that promise.
In the 60th episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about the ban on the sale of cattle for slaughter and Narendra Modi’s Make in India campaign.
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The ‘Make In India’ campaign aims to make India a global manufacturing hub, but RBI data suggests that both FDI in manufacturing and the percentage of FDI flowing to manufacturing declined in 2015-16.
The amended law does a disservice both to the children who want to study but do not have the means, and to the state that owes its future to them.
Countries such as Malaysia are winning business at India’s expense, resulting in lost revenue, accolades, profits and taxes.
Readers unfamiliar with what happened in Gujarat at the time might be forgiven for believing the Gulberg society convictions are the result of Modi’s ceaseless quest for justice. Nothing could be further from the truth.
It makes little sense today to play catch-up with a Chinese model that may have worked well in its own time and place, but one which the next wave of the digital technology looks set to steam-roll into oblivion.
The agricultural sector has been neglected when in fact it has the potential to reboot the economy. Arun Jaitley’s focus should therefore be on revitalising agriculture. Budget 2016 provides the opportunity to do this.
Public art in Mumbai, never very edifying, has been joined by some colourful and strange installations in different parts of the city.
As the government focuses on transforming India into a global manufacturing hub, the high-cost domestic steel industry could be a spoke in the wheels of such plans
The “Make In India” campaign was launched with the twin objectives of growing the share of manufacturing in India’s GDP and of generating massive employment opportunities for India’s teeming young population. The vision, articulated in September 2014, was timely, following on the success of the Indian Mars Mission. A total of 25 […]
India’s industrial development has gone through three distinct phases. Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Make in India’ is the fourth such initiative. It is in India’s interest that this attempt succeeds in taking manufacturing’s share in GDP to 25% by 2025.
Bilateral cooperation between the two countries, which have civilisational links, can be increased in several areas.
A new report brings out the appalling conditions of migrant workers, mostly female, coming to work in Bangalore’s garment factories.
When the Modi government came into power in May 2014, it found itself inheriting a host of legacy issues resulting from the after-effects of global recession and UPA II’s financial misadventures. There was a deep macroeconomic instability brought about by the high fiscal and current account deficits, raging […]
One year after closure of the Nokia factory in Sriperumbudur, it is not clear that the government has learned any lessons from the failure of that celebrated manufacturing venture.
For Gandhi and his colleagues, khadi represented a swadeshi that was not based on parochial nationalism. It was their answer to the demand for economic justice and dignity for India’s millions.
A shocking new report on the automotive sector questions whether manufacturing in India can ever deliver on its promises without offering a safe environment for workers.
Generous funds won’t change the fundamental nature of the police system in India, which citizens are increasingly mistrustful of.
Of the 30.67 lakh candidates who had been trained or were undergoing training across the country in June 2017, only 2.9 lakh received placement offers.
All embankments along the India-Nepal border are controlled by India, which means that during a cross-border flood, one side will drain itself by drowning the other.
The Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme has drawn sharp criticisim from Indian origin legislators.
While Ram Nath Kovind, in his independence day address, talked about Nehru’s efforts to strike a balance between the traditional and the modern; Amit Shah, a few days earlier, had said Nehru “borrowed western ideas” and ignored India’s glorious past.
Why should we expect teachers at colleges with second-class facilities – if that – to perform research and publish so that they can be good teachers?
Such rules are common overseas but are not set in stone in India, where campaigners have long demanded a crackdown on unethical selling practices.
The Modi government must guard against ‘sleepwalking’ into conflict.
More students are seeking loans because of the rising costs of education, especially since many more of them attend expensive private institutions than before.
Netanyahu says India and Israel are a marriage made in heaven, the same phrase he used to describe Israel’s relations with China last year.
In their letter, many individuals and organisations stated that a country with as much poverty as India should not enforce patents on drugs and vaccines the same way industrialised countries have.
In conversation with the Gabonese foreign minister Pacome Moubelet-Boubeya about Gabon’s economy, its ties with India, Africa and more.
Up to $30 billion in defence deals could be unlocked with the new policy. But the fine print will decide whether it will give a leg up to Indian firms and reduce the country’s dependence on costly imports.
Foreign firms are the growth engine for Vietnam’s high-technology exports, which reached 27% as a percentage of its total manufactured exports in 2014.
The stylish politician will have to fight a formidable array of opponents who have entrenched support bases
The National Security Council Secretariat, headed by top spy Ajit Doval, may have received a staggering 311% increase in funds this year to tackle issues at the intersection of cybersecurity and nuclear weapon delivery systems.