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Diwali spending is sown by 40 percent, claim traders

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Diwali spending is sown by 40 percent, claim traders

The patchy and haphazard roll out of GST has affected India has resulted in traders complaining of a 40% drop in Diwali spending by customers! Of course these brick-and-mortar store owners also whined that e-portals were drawing away their business with ‘unseemly’ discounts! A nationwide traders’ association on Monday claimed a 40 per cent drop […]

Court ,Pollution, and  Fireworks!

Court ,Pollution, and Fireworks!

For generations, millions of Indians in New Delhi, the capital, have celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, by setting off a symphony of fireworks. In the days leading up to the festival, which is Thursday (Oct 19), homes are cleaned, whitewashed and outfitted with oil lamps to commemorate the return of Lord Rama, one […]