Lalit Modi

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The Parliament Logjam Is Costing India Millions Of Jobs, Investment Dollars

The CII has spearheaded a petition with over 15,000 signatories prevailing upon parliamentarians to carry out their legislative responsibilities so that the country can move ahead with urgently needed economic reforms. GST is one such key legislation, which needs to be enacted. The implementation of this crucial tax reform can add 1% to India's GDP growth. Apart from this, there are a number of other legislations that are urgently needed to kick-start our economy.
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Can India Afford The Luxury Of An Entire Parliament Session Being Washed Away?

It is obvious to an ordinary citizen like me that politics is means to an end not end in itself; perhaps our parliamentarians would do well to be reminded of this simple home truth. They carry with themselves the responsibility, hopes and aspirations of billion plus humans. Surely no single issue-perhaps with the exception of national security can be important enough to suspend parliamentary discourse.