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Who will be the next President of India?

Who will be the next President of India?

July 17, 2017

As the 14th Presidential election in India resumes, the BJP-led NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind is construed to be a unanimous winner over the opposition candidate Meira Kumar.

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Tryst with GST

Tryst with GST

July 3, 2017

India’s midnight tryst with GST has redefined one nation, one tax and one market to the extent of labelling it the biggest indirect tax reform in the history of the country, with increased emphasis on making uniform taxation a success story.

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Union Budget 2017: Focus on skill development

Union Budget 2017: Focus on skill development

February 6, 2017

The Union Budget 2017 was hailed as a progressive one by various leaders in the digital and start-ups sectors of India, and especially the priority given to skilling and training remains a pivotal point of discussion.

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Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

October 19, 2016

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by the Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, proposed a four-tier GST bill structure and rates on the first day of the GST meeting that is scheduled to run from October 18-20.

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Discerning Defamation- Stress on Speech

Discerning Defamation- Stress on Speech

September 29, 2016

In a benchmark in the history of India’s legislative practice, MP Tathagata Satpathy has reportedly launched the most organised private member’s bill, the Speech Bill, garnering huge support from social media.

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Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

August 25, 2016

#India has banned commercial #surrogacy. This decision was taken at a high level during a #Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by# Prime Minister #Narendra Modi. As a result it will stop single women from acting as surrogate mothers to crack down on what the government calls exploita...

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Goods and Services Tax bill in India gets a go-ahead

Goods and Services Tax bill in India gets a go-ahead

August 10, 2016

Ever since the first proposal of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in India in 2005, there has been a lot of delay and amendments. But after years of revisions, after the Bill was passed by Indian Parliament, it finally gives way to make all transactions liable to a unified t...

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Indemnity for small tea growers in India

Indemnity for small tea growers in India

August 2, 2016

The Group Personal Accident Insurance Scheme for small tea growers launched by the Tea Board of India followed by the Parliament speech by Nirmala Sitharaman, the Indian Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, received a welcoming response from small tea growers of various tea...

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LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

LGBT celebrities in India appeal to Supreme Court to decriminalise homosexuality

June 28, 2016

The Supreme Court of India had twice refused to hear pleas for the cease of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality in the country. However, well-known personalities from the LGBT community in India have now moved the Supreme Court (SC) to he...

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New insolvency laws

New insolvency laws

May 13, 2016

How to make it easier to do business in India, still sometimes complicated for local and foreign players? The upper house of Parliament of India aimed at addressing part of this issue by passing the insolvency and bankruptcy code 2016, on May 11. Business default is still a huge ...

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Aiming to reach global audience

Aiming to reach global audience

May 2, 2016

India is on a look out for good translators to translate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindi speech into English. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in search of an ideal translator who could translate his Hindi speech into English. The objective behind this is to take...

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Air and water Pollution

Air and water Pollution

April 29, 2016

  According to Central Pollution Control Board, India’s large metro cities and 41 tier-II cities are facing high air and water pollution. As per the findings of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), metro cities and around 41 tier-II cities including Tezpur, Rishikes...

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