Vodafone files application for retrospective tax settlement with India: Report

British telecom major Vodafone has filed an application to settle the retrospective tax case with India, aiming to put an end to the decade-long dispute. In its application, the British telecom major has agreed to indemnify the government against any future claims, according to a top government official quoted in…

Assam to issue notification to fill 6,000 vacant posts in police dept: CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday held a meeting with police officials and announced that the government would issue a notification within a week to fill 6,000 vacant posts in the police department that include five commando battalions. As many as eight key decisions were taken regarding policing in…

Andhra Pradesh won’t have three capitals now, govt rolls back bill

The YS Jagan-led Andhra Pradesh government on Monday, November 22, decided to repeal the three-capital bill. The state will have only one capital, said the government. The Jagan Mohan Reddy government had brought in the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, to give shape to its plan…

Centre to repeal 3 farm laws: The many sacrifices in a year-long protest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced that the government will repeal the three farm laws that had led to protests for over a year. The announcement comes after a year of confrontation between the BJP led centre and the farmers protesting at Delhi borders that led to several incidents and deaths.…

Amazon, Flipkart may no longer host flash sales of smartphones and other goods

The government may not permit e-commerce sites to hold flash sales of goods and services if the new law comes into effect. HIGHLIGHTS The government of India is planning to introduce stricter norms for e-commerce platforms like Flipkart, Amazon. The government may not permit e-commerce sites to hold flash sales of…