Retro Tax Amendment: Centre introduces bill to scrap retrospective tax law | India Business News – Times of India

Retro Tax Amendment: Centre introduces bill to scrap retrospective tax law | India Business News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The finance ministry on Thursday introduced Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in Lok Sabha to do away with the contentious retrospective tax demand provisions. The retro tax provision was introduced by the UPA government in Finance Act 2012. The purpose was to impose tax on capital gains made by companies like Cairn Energy … Read more

Farm Law Protesters May ‘Create Havoc’, Vandalise Delhi Metro Stations, Security Forces Alerted

Farm Law Protesters May 'Create Havoc', Vandalise Delhi Metro Stations, Security Forces Alerted

In June too a security concern loomed over Delhi due to farmers’ protest (File photo) Farmers across India, especially from states like Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting against Centre’s three farm laws at Delhi borders, including Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur. News18.com Last Updated:August 05, 2021, 12:00 IST FOLLOW US ON: Farm … Read more

Jaishankar says code of conduct in South China Sea should be as per international law | India News – Times of India

Jaishankar says code of conduct in South China Sea should be as per international law | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Wednesday at the 11th East Asia Summit (EAS) highlighted the growing convergence of approaches on the Indo-Pacific region among different member nations. Without naming China, the minister stressed that the Code of Conduct on the South China Sea should be fully consistent with the United Nations … Read more

Tamil Nadu to Soon Enact Law Banning Online Rummy, Says Law Minister

Tamil Nadu to Soon Enact Law Banning Online Rummy, Says Law Minister

The Tamil Nadu government will soon enact a law banning online gaming of rummy and poker keeping in mind public welfare, state Law Minister S Reghupathy said on Wednesday. His statement comes a day after the Madras High Court declared as unconstitutional, Part II of the TN Gaming& Police Laws (Amendment) Act, 2021, which banned … Read more

4,046 Applications of Hindus for Citizenship Still Pending; 4,171 Given Indian Nationality Under Old Law

4,046 Applications of Hindus for Citizenship Still Pending; 4,171 Given Indian Nationality Under Old Law

A total of 4,046 applications for Indian citizenship from Hindus belonging to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh are pending with various state governments, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said that 4,171 foreigners were given Indian nationality in the last five years – from 2016 to 2020. … Read more

Dalit Minor Rape:Oppn Targets Shah Over Law and Order; DCW Orders Inquiry; Police Say Strict Action Taken Against Accused

Dalit Minor Rape:Oppn Targets Shah Over Law and Order; DCW Orders Inquiry; Police Say Strict Action Taken Against Accused

Opposition parties on Tuesday targeted Home Minister Amit Shah over the death of a nine-year-old Dalit girl following an alleged sexual assault, questioning the law and order situation in the national capital, even as the Delhi Police said strict legal action has been taken against the accused. The Delhi Commission for Women launched an inquiry … Read more

MP Govt to Bring Strict Law to Check Illicit Liquor Trade after Nearly 50 Died in Over a Year

MP Authorities on Alert as Indore Reports 7 Daily Cases Twice in Last 10 days

The Madhya Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is planning to bring in a law to check the trade of spurious liquor, which claimed 53 lives in the last 15 months, with five deaths recently reported from Mandsaur. Locals in Mandsaur, however, alleged over 10 deaths while the administration only affirmed five. … Read more

Two Years of Triple Talaq Law: All About the Legislation That Banned Instant Divorce by Muslim Men

Two Years of Triple Talaq Law: All About the Legislation That Banned Instant Divorce by Muslim Men

The Ministry of Minority Affairs announced on Saturday that “Muslim Women Rights Day” will be observed across the nation on August 1 to celebrate the enactment of the triple talaq law. Abbas Naqvi, Minister of Minority Affairs, said that there has been a significant decline in triple talaq cases after the law against the practice … Read more

Pakistan authorities finalise law to award provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan: Report

Image Source : AP Pakistan authorities finalise law to award provisional provincial status to Gilgit-Baltistan: Report Pakistani authorities have finalised a law to award provisional provincial status to strategically located Gilgit-Baltistan, a media report said on Sunday. India has clearly conveyed to Pakistan that the entire union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, including … Read more

Allahabad HC Rejects Anticipatory Bail Plea of Married Man Booked Under UP Anti-conversion Law

UAPA, Sedition Law Misused to Stifle Dissent, Needed to Be Repealed: Former SC Judges

Allegations against the accused were that he was already married but abducted the woman and forcefully converted her only for the purpose of marriage. Justice SK Yadav dismissed the application filed by Javed alias Jabid Ansari of Etah while observing that Article 15(1) of the Constitution allows religious conversion but it doesn’t allow forced conversion. … Read more

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