Letter to BS: Will re-introduction of wealth tax help the Indian economy?

This refers to “Budget 2020: Time to re-introduce wealth tax, says Abhijit Banerjee” (January 28). Notwithstanding Nobel laureate and economist Abhijit V Banerjee’s latest call for the re-introduction of a wealth tax in India considering the rising inequality, the nation’s current economic scenario does not justify such a plan. In fact, such a move might… Continue reading Letter to BS: Will re-introduction of wealth tax help the Indian economy?

Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022, says PM

SCREEN GRAB Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Government is continuously working and taking progressive measures to double the farmers’ income by 2022. Addressing 3rd Global Potato Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat today through video conferencing, Mr Modi said, the combination of efforts of farmers and government’s policy has resulted in bringing India among the… Continue reading Govt taking progressive measures to double income of farmers by 2022, says PM