“The more you know,
the more you know
you don't know.”
Rebuild India’s confidence, revive the economy – coauthored with former Prime Minister of India, Dr.Manmohan Singh
These are extraordinarily difficult times for our nation and the world.
These are extraordinarily difficult times for our nation and the world. People are gripped with the fear of disease and death from COVID-19. This fear is ubiquitous and transcends geography, religion and class. The inability of nations to control the spread of the novel coronavirus and the lack of a confirmed cure for the disease have exacerbated people’s concerns.
A blueprint to revive the economy (Co-authored with P. Chidambaram)
A carefully crafted economic proposal for consideration of the Indian government to help our fellow citizens
“We have no food, no home, no income. My children are starving,” cried Prachi to a TV anchor on April 14. Prachi, a migrant worker from Bihar, is one of the roughly 400 million workers in India who are dependent on daily wages for their survival.
Why the distortions built into GST are coming undone
Had there been a proportional representation of voting in the GST council either as a proportion of the size of a state or by its contribution to the GST revenue pool, Covid products would have been tax free by now.
Alarming inequality, failing health care and border tensions loom large and the economic situation needs full attention
As the country prepares to enter a new financial year after an ominous and gloomy 2020-21, there are great expectations about green shoots and the shape of the economic recovery. The havoc wreaked by the novel coronavirus pandemic on people’s lives and livelihoods is deep and enormous.
How can a foreign company interfere in India's democracy and destroy Indian society?"Users saw more images of dead people in few weeks than they did in their entire lifetime...."
How can a foreign company interfere in India's democracy and destroy Indian society?
Watch my press conference today on a critical issue confronting all democracies in the world.
India's flawed vaccination policy; 6 steps to fix itAs India is ravaged by Covid-19, the only way to defeat the virus is to vaccinate as many Indians in the shortest possible time. Can the government do it?
What can cooking Kolkata mutton biryani teach us about surveys and polls?
Democracy Samvaad | Praveen Chakravarty | INC (Recorded Live)Thanks so much, Praveen for the insightful and candid discussion. It was ratable to a lot of young people who are interested in having an informed discussion. We had a few party workers join as well 🙂
I have a request – here is the link to the discussion. Can you repost it from your page? Will help us increase the reach. Thank you again and hope to talk to you very soon.
Why So Few Indians Pay Income TaxVery few Indians pay income taxes. So, millions of them evade taxes and hide their incomes is the popular notion. But this is a big myth. India has very few taxpayers not because millions of them are hiding their incomes and evading taxes. It is because India’s income tax structure is designed in a way that allows only for a small percentage of people to pay income tax.
Read Praveen Chakravarty's #BQOpinion: https://bit.ly/3kZfF0C
Praveen Chakravarty On What Caused The Market Rally In June? Nivesh Ya Satta?"Charon taraf nirasha hai, but, stock market mein zyada hi josh hai." Praveen Chakravarty analyses the stock market rally in June.
Read his #BQOpinion column here: https://bit.ly/309jF5K
Economy Down, Stock Market Up. Why?Is the rally fueled by investment or speculation? Praveen Chakravarty mines through months of market data to find out. #BQOpinion
10 Things Praveen Chakravarty Learnt From The Economic SurveyThe Economic Survey was presented recently by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, who said that he learnt 10 new things while preparing this survey. Praveen Chakravarty learnt 10 new things too in reading the survey.
Read more: https://goo.gl/U5ewzb
Why Did Modi Govt Not Give Direct Cash Assistance to Citizens?Cash in people’s hands would have helped restart the larger economy.
On the morning of 20 September 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a huge cut in corporate tax rates. In a normal situation, such changes are only announced during the budget. Besides, the finance minister presented the budget just a few months back on 5 July 2019. So why the sudden announcement?
Big businesses saved Rs 1,45,000 crores with this slash in taxes. These industry behemoths did not pass on the benefit. They did not set up factories or new jobs, they did not increase salaries of the employees, neither did they reduce the price of the goods for the consumers. Hundreds of big businesses were benefited and decided to keep the money for themselves.
Four months after the announcement of tax reductions, coronavirus gripped the world. In March, PM Modi ordered a sudden total lockdown in the entire nation to contain the spread of coronavirus.
But while daily life came to a standstill with the lockdown, COVID cases continued to climb. Today, millions of people are without a job and no income. Around 6 crore small business have been shut.
The Story of India’s LockdownsLockdown 3.0 will end soon but the questions of people are endless. Will the PM address the nation to explain what happens after May 17th? Or will he silently issue another order?
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