Tag Archives: governance

It Takes Two to Tango

Governance is often seen as what the government does, which is only partly true. Although governance has been variously defined, most of them recognize that governance has two aspects – one, it is exercise of power and authority and two, it is about the government’s ability and capacity to effectively fulfill its mandate (for a full discussion on governance –… Read more »

Sustainable taxation – show the results first

Sustainable Taxation by Aarti Dhar in Hindu argues for improving progressivity in the country’s tax system and raise the much needed additional resources for financing education, healthcare and food security by taxing the super rich. The tax-GDP ratio at 15.5 percent in India is low compared to even countries like Brazil, Argentina and Turkey. It is suggested that India should… Read more »