Murali Krishnan writes on the national political landscape majorly and along the sidelines expounds thoughts on other eclectic subjects too. The posts are informal yet professional, casual yet interesting, simple yet informative. The author regularly publishes on his blog at 0Watt Bulb.
An appraisal of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress rule in West Bengal will in fact be an appraisal of Mamata herself for Mamata is Trinamool and Trinamool is Mamata. Mamata was listed in 2012 Time 100 and predicted “to play an even greater role.” Our appraisal ponders over this prophecy.
Can revenue generation be the sole driver of taxation as it is today? As things stand at present, it is necessary to revisit the basic tenets that govern tax policies and deliberate on the logic, rationale, and natural justice that should govern taxation. In this context, it is pertinent to study Adam Smith who long ago threw his visionary light on this subject that illuminates our minds even today.