The story few now remember: When free speech was muzzled the first time in independent India
Shyama Prasad Mookerji’s prophetic warning to Nehru, delivered during the parliamentary debate remains relevant as ever: “Maybe you will continue for eternity, in the next generation, for generations unborn; that is quite possible. But supposing some other party comes into authority? What is the precedent you are laying down?”
Parliamentary panel invites comments on personal data protection bill
Those who want to submit their views must do so in three weeks. The sub...
Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law
Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced Thursday in the House of Commons that the Withd...
IT rejigs its bills as deals dry up
Financial engineering has been an industry practice for long, but its nature is now changing.
How e-invoicing under GST will help businesses in the long run
Adopting e- invoicing will save the government a staggering 450 million dollars annually.
You’ll never find an entry point if you wait for India to trade at a discount: Bill Maldonado
Logically, money will go out of developed markets and more into EMs such as Asia.
How Social Security Code 2019 will impact employees' gratuity, protect their EPF dues
The code provides for a uniform definition of "wages" across all legislations covered. This is aligned with the definition provided under the "Code on Wages" and proposed amendments to PF. Here's how specific provisions could benefit employees.
How the new Social Security Code will benefit employees
The proposed Social Security Code integrates eight laws, covering provisions relating to Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), Employees State In...
Duck-billed platypus under threat from climate change
Platypuses were once considered widespread across the eastern Australian mainland and Tasmania. Australia’s devastating drought, and other effects of climate change are pushing the mammal towards towards extinction., say researchers.
Solar panels atop Patna’s government buildings reduce power bills
Several government buildings in the city, including divisional commissioner’s office, have cut down energy bill by 70-80% after installation of solar panels last month.
Delhi: How relief on electricity bills is powering election campaigns
Subsidised power became available after AAP came to power in 2015, and since August 2019, the state government has fully freed consumption up to 200 units of electricity and partly subsidised utilisation of 201-400 units.
Firms split on sharing data with government: LocalCircles survey
Out of the close to 5,000 organisations which were surveyed, 45% said they were against it while 45% said they were okay with the provision which has been included in the proposed personal data protection Bill.
Jagan government introduces Bill in AP Assembly to give shape to plan of having 3 capitals
The AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, also provides for dividing the state into various zones and establishing zonal planning and development boards. The Cabinet also approved the recommendations of the High-Power Committee of ministers and bureaucrats on the capitals issue.
Courier companies seek relief on GST E-way bill rule
GST Rule 138E, which took effect in November, doesn’t allow an entity that hasn’t filed returns for two straight months to generate an e-waybill. While the rule won’t impact direct deliveries to ecommerce customers, business-to-business (B2B) orders from overseas will likely get hit.
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its move on ‘expediting passage’ of RTI bill.
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