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it wants to make it a political issue. writes: “The president has presented very bitter facts.” The Speaker intervened and told Sawant that he has been allowed by the House to present his statement. Madam,s Dorothy discovers the charm of the Kansas she? It must be remembered that Baum was writing in the middle of a period of great migration, Rishabh Pant, 2017 8:06 pm India can take a 2-0 lead over West Indies with a win in Antigua.wasteful subsidies?as if there are any other types What this meansthenat a macro-economic levelis that Indias savings rates arent going to come back in a hurry from 368 per cent of GDP in 2007-08they fell to 316 per cent in 2011-12and primarily because of the sharp fall in public sector savingsfrom 5 per cent in 2007-08 to 17 per cent in 2010-11 (2011-12 numbers are likely to be lower) The losses the oil PSUs have to sustain add up to around 1 per cent of GDPfor instance Sounless this is fixedsavings cant rise and without thatsay goodbye to the 8 per cent growth of the past As for 9 per centgood Afghan poppy is the only solution At a time like thisgetting investors in both Indian and foreign has to be the top-most prioritythough without savings risingthere is a limit to how much investment can rise Yetover the past year or morethe government has systematically gone after so many large projects it isnt funnyranging from Cairn-Vedanta to Qualcomm to Antrix-DevasUTI-TRowePriceand so many more in the case of telcos who paid Rs 68000 crore for 3G spectrumafter having said in writing that intra-circle roaming (Airtels subscribers in Delhi can use Vodafones 3G network in Delhifor instance) was allowedthe government is in the process of levying fines for this If the 2G scam finally looked like it had been laid to rest with the Supreme Court cancelling 122 licencesthe government wants to now ask the Supreme Court ifgoing by the same logic of auctions-are-bestthe government should also cancel licences issued between 2003 and 2008 Montek Singh Ahluwalia has pointed out that this is just creating a crisis for the sake of itsince the Supreme Court has not asked the government to cancel the licences issued between 2003 and 2008but he seems to be fighting a losing battle with the likes of Kapil Sibal If this wasnt bad enoughyou have the retrospective tax amendments of the budget To justify thisthe finance ministry has been trotting out all manner of examples of other countries doing it China was one example till Ajay Bahl of the law firm AZB pointed out that the Chinese retrospective tax amendments cited were about as authentic as the Sino-Ludhiana cuisine that passes for Chinese food in India In January 2008the Chinese brought in a law that said offshore transactions (of the Vodafone type) that involved Chinese assets would be taxed in China In December 2009a circular was issued to say that the January 2008 law needed to be complied with With the law in place from January 2008needless to say no investor felt ambushedas has happened in the case of Indiawith the amendment going all the way back to 1962 With China no longer availablethe finance ministry is now citing UK examples Even if you assume the UK did do retrospective amendmentsand experts argue the example is as specious as the Chinese onehow does it matter India needs investments; the UK may have thought it was doing well enough In any caselets keep in mind thatin 2011-12India gave tax exemptions of Rs 529432 crore (thats around half the total tax collections) foramong other thingsencouraging firms to invest more So its not as ifas is made outIndias tax laws are uniform and tax all transactions routinely What makes this all the more curious is how the finance minister has said investments through P-Notes will not be taxed The government has the right to tax FIIsbut if FIIs are to be taxedwhy say the P-Note portion of FII inflows will not be taxed It doesnt have anything to dodoes itwith the popular belief that P-Notes stand for Politicians-Notes The dust hasnt even settled on the budgetand the PMO/coal ministry go and mess up on Coal India by forcing the PSU to commit to selling coal to power producerseven though it has no hope of producing it Given how Coal Indias production has fallen compared to even the thrice-lowered targetits directors were against thisso a presidential directive has been issued to it As to what it does to the case being fought by The Childrens Initiative (TCI) fund of the UKthe coal minister has said thatin a poor and socialist country like oursTCI should have known no PSU can be run on purely commercial lines Since this probably applies to oil PSUs like ONGCwhich lose a lakh crore rupees each year because of subsidieswhy not just delist the PSUs Otherwise hapless investors buy into them in the belief they will be run along oh my god commercial lines Every possible indicator you can think of is screaming red the fiscal deficit and the current account deficit are back to where they were just before the 1991 crisis when India had to sell its gold andas Crisil has pointed outcorporate default rates have touched a decadal high There are mitigating factors such as higher forex reserves and higher GDP growthbut no crisis repeats itself in exactly the same manner as the last time Can someoneanyonetake chargeor are we going to be on auto-destruct till the next election The writer is opinion editor? caused mainly due to extreme heat.

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