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03, Nov 2017, by : FnF Desk

The backbone of India's manufacturing sector — micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) — had not yet recovered from the demonetisation move when the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came in to add to the pain, according to industry stakeholders. Read News

02, Nov 2017, by : Venkatachari Jagannathan

The adverse impact of demonetisation on the Indian economy would be transitory, according to global and domestic credit rating agencies. However, the current slowdown could partially be attributed to implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) introduced in July, they say.Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : FnF Desk

The two main industries of Kerala, seafood and tourism, escaped the brunt of demonetisation, as did the information technology sector. But agriculture -- rubber plantation in particular -- suffered adverse impact, from which it is yet to fully recover. Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : FnF Desk

In what could be a bizarre situation, the Reserve Bank Of India (RBI) does not seem to have any official records to prove that it had authorised the issue of new currency notes in denominations of Rs 2,000 and Rs 200, after demonetisation, according to documents available through RTI.Read News

31, Oct 2017, by : Vinod Behl

Though the government's radical measure of demonetisation has disrupted the economy and has hit the real estate sector — already reeling under prolonged slowdown — it will turn out to be a blessing in disguise in the medium-to-long term.Read News

10, Sep 2017, by : FnF Desk

At a time when India is listed as being home to among the most depressed citizens of the world, Bengaluru has been witnessing a steady change in its start-up space, with a number of firms coming up to address the issues around mental health using technology.Read News

23, Aug 2017, by : Swayamprava Sahu

The "Bagchi Report”, which recommended the blueprint of State Value Added Tax design, recognized that VAT may not be the first best solution, but it is only feasible solution within the existing framework. VAT offered improvements over the relatively inefficient Sales Tax regime associated with narrow base, problem of cascading, multiple rates, exemptions and tax holidays. Despite tremendous benefits VAT offeredRead News

20, Jul 2017, by : Soumya Sarkar

When the sun shines brightly, it's manna from heaven for a solar producer. But for an electricity distributor, the surge in the power lines can be a nightmare. This unpredictability of solar and wind energy has long been a technical challenge that requires adroit balancing of the power grid.Read News

20, Jul 2017, by : Tim Buckley

A recent Morgan Stanley report has downgraded the Indian utilities industry. It highlighted that renewable energy is becoming so cheap that thermal power, mostly coal, is uncompetitive. The Institute for Energy Eonomics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has long predicted India's growing global leadership role in the transformation to a low carbon economy. Read News

20, Jul 2017, by : FnF Desk

Three weeks ago, the Modi government had approved the strategic divestment of Air India, a task that was entrusted to a ministerial group headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. There was jubilation over what many saw in that decision — the government's desire to push ahead with reforms, including privatisation. Read News

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