ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Police-Growing Power

Universities which, as has been pointed out in these columns, have made the salary structure in the teaching profession decidedly more inequitous. The biggest bounty to the salaried rich has- however, come in the form of the reduction in income-tax rates announced in this year's budget in the name of curbing tax evasion. The tax concessions have meant a straight increase or Rs 50 to over Rs 150 in the monthly post-tax incomes of middle and upper level government officials. The benefit to the higher bureaucracy in the private sector is, of course, much more than even that.

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