Three years of Modi govt: Here's why he is as good a finisher as MS Dhoni

Three years ago when Narendra Modi took over he inherited a baggage of issues that were contentious in nature but needed to be resolved. But given the strong political differences among all opposition parties at that time one would not have imagined that the Prime Minister would succeed in executing the tasks.

Here's how GST would affect your air travel, eating out, movie tickets

In India, the income tax payers are a small proportion of the total population but indirect taxes are paid by nearly everyone on a daily basis. From buying milk to taking a taxi ride to shopping and eating at a restaurant, the government currently charges taxes either in the form VAT or service tax.

'Petrol prices could go as low as Rs 30 in future'

According to futurist Tony Seba, technological advancements will lessen our dependency on petroleum products to fuel vehicles, bringing down the demand for the same.

Does India have the highest population in the world?

According to an independent researcher, India may have seen more births last year than its neighbour China. Yi Fuxian claims in his study that China's fertility was a meagre 1.05 children per women, which the official figures estimate at 1.6.

Mercedes to cut Made in India model prices by up to Rs 7 lakh

German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz is slashing prices of its vehicles produced in India by up to Rs 7 lakh to pass on benefits of new tax rate under GST due in July.

Fri May 26 03:35:03 IST 2017
 

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Some Hits and a Few Misses

The Modi government has taken several measures to lift growth. Indeed, nearly two-thirds of the respondents believe that the government has been successful in ensuring development, growth and reforms; a fifth believe that Modi and his team fell short on these parameters.

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