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Goods and Services Tax: Impact on Indian economy

2018-12-05T13:37:36+00:00January 9th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal January 2017, Top 5 Things to Watch in 2017, Year|

A tax expert analyses what GST would mean for the Indian economy. The India structure, like in any other country, has developed in response to many influences – social, political and economic. These ranged from divided powers between the Centre and states to levy different taxes, distinction between goods and services, tax cascading and arbitrage on rates. Foreign investment decisions and the expected rate of return from projects often suffered due to these distortions. The proposed Goods and Services tax [...]

India comes to grips with creating world-class universities

2018-10-31T14:24:06+00:00October 18th, 2016|2016, India-EU, India-UK, October 2016, Special Edition - November 2016, Year|

Indian universities have had the dubious distinction of lagging far behind on global rankings for decades. However, this year marked a significant shift, with a record 31 making the grade in the definitive ‘Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ for 2016. ‘India Global Business’ looks into what is behind India being branded the “star” of South Asia this year. The Indian Parliament had recently passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill 2016, which is hoped to mark a watershed moment [...]