After freeing eateries from the police permissions regime, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday took another major step towards ease of doing business and decided to sharply reduce permissions required for obtaining licences for 38 businesses in its jurisdiction. The move will bring relief to a large section of small and medium businesses and traders. … [Read more...] about Civic body frees 38 businesses from its licence raj
But that is the paradox: In a narrowly divided Congress, Biden almost certainly will not be able to make major public investments if he is conflict averse. Passing a bold agenda will likely require an epic confrontation with the Republicans, who are already girding for obstruction. After years of profligate tax cuts and spending, GOP leaders are suddenly pretending to care about the deficit, and if history is any guide, they will renew their efforts to block the changes to environmental and labor laws that Biden has promised are forthcoming. … [Read more...] about Can Joe Biden Succeed Where Barack Obama Failed?