The Supreme Court’s judgment bringing NGOs “substantially funded” by the government under the Right to Information Act
raises critical questions. The government should include a specific definition of “substantial funding” in the RTI Act so that overburdened courts are not loaded with more cases on this count, says
our second edit.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
expects the new lower corporation tax rate of 25 per cent will improve compliance and help her stick to the fiscal deficit target. The actual gain for India Inc, however, could be little and the government’s revenue loss much less than the feared Rs 1.45 trillion, writes
A K Bhattacharya.
Culture and evolution can shape perceptions regarding employment. These differences offer a rich insight into the nature of employment. Incorporating these into the definition of employment is a challenge worth picking up, writes
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is the money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!"
Greta Thunberg, Swedish teenage activist, at the UN climate change summit.