Kamal Morarka

GST Agitation: Govt. Needs Pro-active Approach To Assuage Traders’ Anger

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
The GST Bill is finally getting passed. Of course, over the last two years the BJP government has made it a big issue, as if the country’s growth depends on the GST. That is not so. GST is a form of taxation, which is adopted in many countries in Europe. It is not there in the USA. Whether it should be there in India or not, does not make a difference. It was mooted much earlier and throughout the UPA ...

Let only Kashmiri parties contest elections in Kashmir

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
The unfortunate incident at Una in Gujarat has captured the imagination of the observers and Parliament. It is unfortunate that even after so many years of independence that the Dalits in this country are not being treated properly by the upper castes. That is a social issue. As far as the government is concern the law and order must be maintained and any violation of law should be dealt with severely by the police and the district authorities. BJP being in ...

Freedom of Speech Is What Somebody speaks, somebody Doesn’t Like

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
The Supreme Court has come down heavily on President’s Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, which was imposed on report the Governor J.P. Rajkhowa, who was a good civil servant earlier. The problem with the Article 356 has to be analyzed and a solution should be found on balance of view. One view which had come into prominence when NTR and all other parties have come together demanding that 356 should be abolished and the post of Governor should be abolished. Once ...

Public Sector Should Generate More Employment

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
There is not much political activities as much as the high decibel of noises on various matters, some relevant and some irrelevant. The Finance Minister has been saying that the GST bill may go through this monsoon session, so far so good. There are two problems in it. One, the Indian GST as envisaged keeps petrol and alcohol, which means it’s only 60 percent or what it should it be. In my opinion as bad GST is worse than no ...

An Objective view on Two Years of Modi Government

Posted by Kamal Morarka under Blog
Two years have passed since this government came to power. They are celebrating it on a grand scale as would be expected, but let us take an objective view. An objective view would suggest that as far as administration is concerned, it is average, five on ten. The problem with this government is that they had raised the expectations so high during the election process that people who supported them and put them in to power are a disappointed lot, ...