Balance Sheet of a Decade:Report Card on Transport

Balance Sheet of a Decade:Report Card on Transport

From handing over the ports & airports to corporates to the discrepancies in highway construction costs. From the duopoly in the skies to premium tatkals and Vande Bharats in railway. Transport infra is being sold off and made unaffordable for the poor. This longish report is the thirteenth in a…

Food Security & Nutrition | Report Card 2014-24

Food Security & Nutrition | Report Card 2014-24

Republic of Hunger? From anaemia to stunting, from malnutrition to wasting, the numbers that should concern us do not seem to capture the media’s attention. This is the tenth in a series of report cards by the Financial Accountability Network India, that attempts (even if not exhaustively) to glance through…

Balance Sheet of a Decade: Taxation | Report Card 2014-24

Balance Sheet of a Decade: Taxation | Report Card 2014-24

Why does the tax structure pinch the poor more than the rich corporates? Why is higher GST collection not necessarily a good thing for the economy? Why are the states not happy with their share in the taxes? Why was wealth tax abolished? This is the eighth in a series…