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The Big Amazon Subsidy is Doomed

Amazon battled states for years to avoid having to collect sales taxes. Walmart was on the other side of the fight, along with state revenue offices. Walmart had to add sales taxes to all its...


A substitute for planning

As chief minister, Narendra Modi had to spend a few days every year in meetings with the planning commission. It was a begging trip; the planning commission decided the allocation of plan funds to states. He had to...


Raghuram rajan committee on backwardness of states

PV Rajeev’s observations and views on Raghuram Rajan committee report on backwardness of states According to the current practice special category states are identified based on features such as hilly and difficult terrain, low population...