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The GST jumla, another massive fraud on the nation

GST is a massive scale fraud on India which will have extreme repercussions. People have taken in the government propaganda lock stock and barrel. They think that this is a great reform and will bring about everything from lower prices to reduction in income tax. Nothing could have been further than the truth.

Consider the following:

The book keeping requirements in GST are quite exacting. Therefore, all small and big businesses will have to hire services of small and big accountants. This will lead to higher administrative costs and hence inflation.

Many clauses introduced through back door by Jai Italy. The biggest and the most draconian clause against small businesses is this:
Those who will buy from an unregistered vendor will have to deposit 18% tax on the vendor's behalf. And this will not be adjustable / refundable.
This is the problem point. People will either:
1. Stop buying from unregistered vendors. Who will take on the small vendor's burden at the cost of competit…

GM Mustard, a solution for nonexistent problems

The GM Mustard selloff Some questions / observations on the GM Mustard issue: 1. No equivalence between grafting and GM foods. In grafting, genes aren't modified. 2. GM crops have the capability to kill bees. If you kill bees and other insects, your can say bye bye bye to pollination. There will be global food crisis. 3. Monsanto, currently Bayer, implants the Terminator gene into seeds. Hence, for every crop, farmers have to go back to the company to buy seeds. This is the game. They want to control seed supply. This is against liberty and food security. 4. The GM crop, once in the field, can contaminate non GM crop through pollination. Hence the risk is much more amplified. What if suppose tomorrow the scientists discover that the inserted gene was causing autism or cancer, will it be possible to retrospectively remove the gene from all crops everywhere in the world? 5. GM Mustard is a solution to a non existing problem. The crop is hardy and not prone to any major problems. Th…

Hindu view of food and drink: a critique - Part 2