T M Thomas Isaac

Union Cooperation Ministry and the States

Cooperatives is a state subject as per the Constitution. The new ministry’s mandate could not have been described in more vague terms than given in the Union government order

29 Jul 2021

It’s time to revisit the basics of GST

The standard tax rate for states has come down sharply compared to the VAT regime. Merging the present multi-rate system into a single rated one would further reduce revenue

28 Jun 2021

Development of Kerala: Agenda of new government

The consecutive second term of the LDF has given it an opportunity for continuity in policy. It is thus on a course to create an economy that ensures high growth and equity

19 May 2021