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GST: A quick primer on how it will work

At the stroke of midnight on 30th June 2017, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) was introduced to the nation. Since then, GST has been the talking point just about everywhere. As is to be expected from something...

Biting the Dust: How community action stopped a polluting refinery

Dineshbhai’s mobile number has its ringer off. But before that he has sent out a message to one and all. A success party is on, and everyone is invited. I distinctly remember that day when my friends and I had...

R.I.P. Justice Bhagwati (1921-2017)

One of India’s greatest judges has passed away. Justice P.N. Bhagwati is known for his landmark judgments expanding the scope of our fundamental rights – judgments that are studied by law students...

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Taking a stand on sitting down

A few years ago, I had read an article about the peculiar social and cultural differences between Japan and the west. It was written by an American man who had married a Japanese woman and settled down in Tokyo. He wrote of an incident when his...

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