Bibek Debroy
India  /  Published 31.01.22

A threat to autonomy and research

December 17 marks the Foundation Day of the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), founded by Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1931. Ninety years have elapsed. On the latest Foundation Day, the institute ...
By Partha Majumder

India  /  Published 11.10.19

PM advisor expects deep tax cuts

The head of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council has forecast that the government will substantially reduce personal income taxes to spur demand and boost economic growth which is at a six...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.07.19

Debate on public spending

The Union government is keen on a debate on public expenditure at a time centrally sponsored schemes are up for evaluation. Incidentally, the term of these schemes as well as that of the 14 th Finance...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 24.01.20

Tea welfare rule rejig

The central government is looking to repeal the Plantation Labour Act, 1951, as part of its efforts to streamline 54 central laws into four labour codes. The Act covering plantation sectors such as te...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 20.09.19

Call to end exemptions

Corporates should not always wish for exemptions under a simplified direct tax structure, according to Bibek Debroy, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council.His views came on a da...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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