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India’s Botched Tax Reform

12/July/2017

On July 1, an eerie silence descended over many of India’s teeming marketplaces. At midnight, a new national goods and services tax (GST) had come into effect at a glittering ceremony in India’s parliament. It was hailed as the biggest tax reform since independence, but business owners were so uncertain about how it would affect the prices of their wares that many shuttered their businesses for the day.

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Shashi Tharoor’s witty Facebook commentary on ‘the most secular picture of recent times’ is going viral

16/June/2017

When it comes to making a commentary on socio-political issues, Shashi Tharoor is known to mince no words. From calling out “exasperating farrago of distortions” to joining the Twitter tribe in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 excitement, Tharoor wields an active presence on social media. This time, the MP from Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram took to Facebook to post what many of you will agree is the ‘most secular’ picture you have seen in recent times.

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India’s relationship with Israel should not be at the expense of ties with Palestine: Shashi Tharoor

04/June/2017

Speaking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said that the “important relationship” between India and Israel should be sustained but not at the expense of India’s relations with Palestine.

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