From the Editor's Desk The pendulum of the on-demand economy, or the uber-ization of everything seems to be swinging in the reverse direction now, with skepticism (and rightly so in many cases) about any new sharing economy concepts. However, there are several lessons that can be taken from the success of Uber, even for large companies. They are well summarized here
Time to put the Rajan affair behind Now that Raghuram Rajan is on his way out, what will be important for the govt is to announce in short order the choice of a successor who is credible and will be trusted by the markets
How automation is threatening the Indian IT industry's service model? India’s information technology service companies have long held reputations as innovators, but in recent years the ground has begun to shift. The model that allowed them to grow effectively — deploying cheap labour to perform simple IT tasks — is itself being disrupted by advances in technology.
Indian women turning to female only transport to stay safe, reduce unplesant episodes Madhu Kushwah is calmly negotiating her way through Delhi’s chaotic traffic, ignoring the relentless honking of horns and apparently unfazed by the cars and auto rickshaws that keep veering dangerously across the road in front of her. Ms Kushwah seems to be one of the few drivers to have read, and heeded, the street signs urging motorists to “Follow Lane Discipline.”
Buy 1 get 1 free deals to come under GST Shifting the onus on the buyer to check whether the seller has paid goods and service tax (GST) is being considered as one of the most onerous provisions in the draft Model GST Law. The draft also contains restrictions on items for which input tax credit can be availed.
Right to advertising of lawyers : Report “…..the canons of ethics and propriety for the legal profession totally taboo conduct by way of soliciting, advertising, scrambling and other obnoxious practices….” - Justice Krishna Iyer In India the legal profession is considered a noble profe...