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By Loknath Das On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Providing public education is a service

In Plato’s seminal work Republic, the discussion around the idea of justice invariable gets down to the question of education and its quality, where Socrates says that it is pointless to worry over specific More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
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How much income tax is payable on rental income

In order to assess the accurate income tax liability at the time of filing income tax returns, a user has to calculate the total earnings in a particular financial year or an assessment year. tax rate applicable More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Stocks of 5 companies where income is growing faster than expenses are good investments

The aggregate total expenditure of the 4,100 companies that have declared third quarter results so far rose 19%, year on year, on a consolidated basis. This, combined with relatively weak macro data, makes it More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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The Trump economy is going gangbusters (and even liberal economists are starting to admit it)

Last week it was reported that the U.S. economy expanded by 2.9 percent in 2018, when measured from the 2017 annual level to the 2018 annual level. By a different metric, one that measures from the fourth quarter More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, February 17th, 2019
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Google is reportedly hiding behind shell companies to scoop up tax breaks and land

Should local communities have the right to know before a big tech company moves in? Should they be able to protest before city planners offer those companies millions or even billions of dollars in incentives? More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Resolve currency issues before it is too late

After Britain emerged as the leading colonial power, the British pound gained increasing acceptance as an international currency and its dominance continued up to the First World War. During the two decades after More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Income Tax Rebate 2019 Clarification: Taxable income above Rs 5 lakh? Know what is in store for you

Budget 2019 Income Tax Relief: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday brought cheers to around 3 crore low-end taxpayers by announcing a rebate for people having annual income up to Rs 5 lakh. Section 80C of the More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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How Infra.Market Is Using Tech to Bring The Unorganized Real Estate and Construction Materials Industry Online

“I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” — Elon Musk With a similar motivation to be a part of something bigger than themselves, Aaditya Sharda and Souvik Sengupta founded Infra.Market, a B2B More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Nothing worked for investors this year — nearly every major asset class is in the red for 2018

Investors had a rough year — Nearly every major asset class is in the red for 2018   2:04 PM ET Fri, 21 Dec 2018 | 01:08 Even in the worst of times for financial markets, there’s usually More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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MA in History, Shaktikanta Das is first non-economist in 28 years to be RBI governor

There are no fixed eligibility criteria for appointment of a person as the RBI governor. According to the RBI Act, appointment of governor is approved by the PMO on the recommendation of the finance minister. Shaktikanta More...