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Karan Bhasin

Karan Bhasin is a political economist by training and has diversified research interests in the field of economics. He tweets @karanbhasin95.

A Wishlist for Budget 2020: An opportunity to create history

On 20th, Halwa Ceremony was conducted marking the start of the final leg of Budget 2020 process

To promote growth, just cut tax rates: Here is the likely impact of tax rates for corporates being slashed by the Modi govt

1- 22 per cent of Corporate Tax Rate because it is the optimal tax rate implies that revenue maximization is the key driver of taxation policy going forward.

The skewed analysis must stop: We need to stop looking at just the repo rates and talk about real rates instead

A recent article by a commentator in Hindustan Times mentions that the MPC had little ability to stimulate growth

Finance Ministry needs to move away from Socialist policies: Surcharge on rich was wonky enough, new CSR norms are beyond ridiculous

Across the globe there are discussions regarding CSR norms and their implications for social responsibility, governments, public policy and society in general. There are many arguments for and against CSR norms and most of these arguments are valid.

The budget gets almost everything right, but sends a few wrong signals

Cut in corporate tax sends a sign that the government is embracing businesses

Lower corporate tax and cost of capital to river interlinking: My wishlist for Budget 2019

Low cost of capital is critical to help bring in requisite investments and give a major boost to our growth

The debate around PLFS is back and here are the issues that the politicised controversy fails to consider

The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) is officially out, and with it, the controversy on job growth over the last 5 years has resurfaced.

It is not the sole responsibility of the ‘right’ or the ‘left’ to criticise Modi, it is just the time to discuss, debate and...

Over the course of last 5 years, I’ve come to a conclusion that labels such as political, cultural or economic right (or the left) are too restrictive, and often, an oversimplification of the diverse set of ideas that an individual may represent.

As regional leaders and Rahul Gandhi ready their excuses, 23rd May all set to be a nail-biting Soap Opera

As the final phase of 2019 elections come to an end and the Exit Polls are out, it is important to look at the changes that India’s society has undergone over the last couple of years.

The discussion around GDP data is driven by political and ideological belief, not data and facts

The recent debate regarding the GDP has come with the backdrop of a report that suggests that the MCA-21 database has 36% of its companies unsuitable for collection of data

Latest News

FIR registered in Delhi against journalist Vinod Dua for spreading fake news and creating public nuisance: Read the details

FIR registered by Delhi police against Vinod Dua on the complaint of Delhi BJP spokesperson Naveen Kumar for reporting fake news

How AltNews ‘fact-checked’ the pregnant elephant story to shield Muslim suspects, quietly changed copy but continued to peddle agenda

AltNews tried to 'fact-check' the brutal incident that resulted in the death of an elephant in Kerala with the aim to shield the Muslim suspects

“Indira Gandhi was above all Sharanas”, says Congress leader Siddaramaiah defending naming schemes after her while opposing flyover named after Savarkar

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says that Indira Gandhi's statue was even greater than social-reformers such as 'Sharanas'.

US filmmaker says former Pakistan minister Rehman Malik raped her, former PM Yousaf Raza Gilani manhandled her: Watch

Cynthia D. Ritchie said that sexual assault against her by Senator Rehman Malik had happened occurred at Interior Minister's residence in 2011

Second Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita booked under UAPA in the Delhi riots case

Pinjra Tod activist and JNU student Devangana Kalita booked under UAPA for Delhi riots, she is under judicial custody after her arrest

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Times of India journalist Samina Shaikh tries to shame Hindus over the killing of pregnant elephant in Kerala

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“Your mother was Hindu, how can we trust you?” Read shocking revelations by the niece of Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his family refused to believe the niece's allegations stating that they cannot trust the daughter of a Hindu.

Woman ‘protestor’ poops on an overturned police car in middle of riots in America. Watch the video (or maybe not)

A woman was seen defecating on a damaged police car in USA, an act video recorded and photographed by onlookers

GoAir fires trainee officer Asif Khan after screenshots of his Hinduphobic comment went viral on social media

GoAir has terminated the employment of one Asif Khan after his anti-Hindu offensive comments on social media went viral.

After trying to rope in 2nd, 3rd-year MBBS students to manage Coronavirus patients, Maharashtra govt to punish medical interns if they get coronavirus

Medical interns in Maharashtra will be liable to repeat the internship for the quarantine period if they are infected with Coronavirus

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