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Narendra Modi’s ‘good and simple tax’ met with worried opposition

Almost 70 years after India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, gave his impassioned “Tryst with Destiny” speech at midnight Aug. 15, 1947 to mark the country’s independence from Britain, India’s current first minister, Narendra Modi, played out a similar midnight scenario to launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST). No pain, no gain seems to be […]