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Will Sops in the Forthcoming Budget Undo the Ills of Two Mammoth Steps, Demonetisation and GST?

Reading Time: 4 minutesA populist budget with more sops is expected. The Modi government would justify the reasons for the two mammoth steps, demonetisation and GST, aimed at cleaning the economy. These policies made in the dark, reasons Navodita, our Associate Editor, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. This year’s budget is going to be around […]

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Bitcoin: Every New Bubble is the Same Old Story

Reading Time: 5 minutesBitcoin is a virtual currency, which is generated through a mathematical formula by a computer software at regular time intervals. By 2040, 21 million bitcoins would be generated, explains Tarun, analysing how it works, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. As I was leaving the clinic, my good friend, a specialist doctor asked, […]

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How Reliable Are the Indian Banks?

Reading Time: 5 minutesWill the FRDI Bill become a law with enhanced investor protection, as per the assurance of the finance ministry? Tarun examines the debate on the said Bill, in the weekly column, exclusively from Different Truths. A ball, when set in motion, will continue to roll unless stopped by an external force. Similar is the case […]

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Out of the Box Ideas to Kick-start the Economy

Reading Time: 4 minutesTarun offers a few out of the box ideas to kick-start the Indian economy, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths.  The economy is going well, right? After all, the government taxes and tax base have both increased by a factor of many times. This surely would mean that people are making good bucks, […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]

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Virat and Anushka Wed, Panda Creates Toilet Paper, Burger King Fined for Child Labour, Camel Hospital Opens in Dubai, and Tribals Show the Way

Reading Time: 4 minutesTwo celebrities, the skipper, Virat Kohli, and Bollywood actor, Anushka Sharma, were most talked about, for their destination wedding, in an Italy, in a 13th century resort with five villas; Panda’s poo breaks down the fructose to extract fibre, a process of turning bamboo into toilet paper; a Burger King franchisee with 43 stores in Massachusetts […]

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Trends in Indian Consumption and Retail

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs the consumer moves towards more evolved and emotional buying, the need for finance options, both for consumption, as well as high returns on savings would grow more than before. Thus, the finance business will see explosive growth. The highest growth sector in India is mutual fund industry, witnessing a growth of around 40% yearly. […]

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Will the Emergence of the Left in Nepal Erode Indo-Nepal Friendship to Benefit China Strategically?

Reading Time: 4 minutesThat China has been assiduously wooing Kathmandu has been all too clear but that the people of Nepal would turn away from India through the democratic process was not anticipated. Clearly, Indian foreign policy has been outsmarted by China in Nepal. Economically, less developed and less industrialised Nepal is dependent on India for economic interaction. A […]

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How Interests Rate Affect us?

Reading Time: 5 minutesIndia is going through a slowdown, as 4% real interest rate is making people to go slow on consumption. The government’s need to cut down on fiscal deficit is also making Indian economy a higher taxed economy, thus affecting savings of the common man. Tarun critiques interest rates, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different […]

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