April 14, 2021

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Dear Govt of India, Here’s Why a Cess Needs Impact Analysis Report

During the 2021-22 Union Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced yet another cess — an Agriculture Infrastructure and Development Cess of Rs 2.5/litre on petrol and Rs 4/litre on diesel. At first glance, this just means that your...

All Things Policy: Of Freedom of Navigation and Outrage

Some Indians are outraged after news of an American warship conducting a freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) in India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Questions are also being raised about the US’s attitude towards India and its maritime interests. Manoj Kewalramani...