Editorials, GS-2, Uncategorized

What Apple versus FBI means for India

Article Link The ongoing tussle between FBI and Apple in the US has generated mixed reactions among experts across the world. What happened? It all started when the FBI sought access via a court warrant to the locked iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook — a U.S. citizen who in December 2015 killed 14 people and… Continue reading What Apple versus FBI means for India

Agriculture, Editorials, GS-3, Uncategorized

Tax agri income for the benefit of small farmers

Article Link Taxing agricultural income has been an emotive subject in the Indian context. However, taxing agricultural income at minimal rates of about 5% can help rather than hurt our poor farmers. Background: Given the importance of access to finance, the policy in India has been to compel banks to lend to the underserved. However,… Continue reading Tax agri income for the benefit of small farmers