The US has held that India’s 2 per cent digital tax on technology majors is unreasonable, burdensome and discriminatory against American companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook and inconsistent with international tax principles. The US Trade Representative (USTR) office has noted that India's digital services tax (DST) or equalisation levy was 'actionable' under Section 301 of the Trade Act. Read here
A violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump
stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday and forced lawmakers into hiding, in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden
from replacing Trump in the White House. Read here
Expressing serious concern over the large gathering of farmers protesting against the new farm laws at different borders of the national
capital, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Government of India if those agitating are protected against Covid-19. Read here
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