Economy

Indus Tower, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea Merger to Create A Mega Tower Company

Author Ravi Shandilkar discusses the Bharti-Indus Towers Merger. A two-year-long deal finally concluded in Nov. 2020 with a merger between two tower companies Indus Towers Limited and Bharti Infratel Limited. In the merger, it has also been added that Vodafone Idea has received cash consideration of ₹3,760.1 crores for its 11.15 per cent shareholding in Indus. Vodafone Group will hold about 28.12 per cent stake, while Airtel Group will hold about 36.7 per cent in the merger entity.

Why India Walked Out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in 2020

A group of 15 countries generating nearly a third of a global economic output have signed into the RCEP Agreement which India exited.

Should India Look At Investing In CCL Products In the Long Term?

It pertinent to ask the question whether India should look at investing in CCL Products (coffee processing business) in the long term.

A Brief Overview of the Amazon, Reliance and Future Group Deal Dispute

The war between two retail giants Amazon and Reliance in 2020 was out in the open putting India's retail market worth Rs. 42 lakh Crore at stake.

[Breaking] Watch Union Budget 2021 Live Updates by Nirmala Sitaraman

Union Budget 2021 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government will be presenting the most anticipated union budget today from 11 AM IST. This budget is likely to bring India back as one of the fastest-growing major economies in the world which will be done by boosting Job creation and rural development among other things.

What is Resale Price Maintenance?

RPM is a contractual arrangement between a manufacturer and distributor or wholesaler or any other party in the supply chain whereby the manufacturer imposes a resale price at which the distributor is required to sell the product. The concept itself is not illegal but is considered a violation of the Act under certain circumstances.

Three Years of the GST Regime: Has it been a Success Story?

Goods and Service Tax (GST) is considered as India’s biggest tax reform. Subsuming multiple central and state taxes, GST was rolled out with much fanfare. With the popular slogan of ‘One Nation One Tax’, the Centre set out to...

NEP 2020: India making a Headway Towards ‘Global Knowledge Superpower’

History of Indian Education System Pathshala, Maktabs, and Madrasas were regarded as elementary schools before British Rule. Education was imparted by way of old texts like Vedas and their commentaries. East India Company and Christian Missionaries brought the idea of...

India’s Trade War with China and its Numerous Implications

Recently India witnessed various developments like that of the clash between the Indian and the Chinese forces on the Ladakh border. The violent face-off between the troops on the 15th of June which left 20 Indian soldiers dead. This...

What If China Boycotts India?

With growing border tensions and India's boycott movement, what if China boycotts India? India-China Retaliation 20 Indian soldiers were martyred in compelling combat with the People's Republic of China. Increasing border tensions and transmission of novel coronavirus has created boycott movements in India...

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Kerala HC: First Examine Whether the Course Adopted by the Corporation Is Correct and Then Implement Remedial Measures so Prescribed

The petitioner had prayed in the writ petition for a direction to the Corporation and its officials to ensure that the restoration work of the road was continued and completed only after having removed the existing bituminous road surface and to ensure that the level of the existing road was not increased by the restoration work.

Kerala HC: FIR in Case of Corruption Needs To Be Registered Only After Preliminary Enquiry

On the 8th day of June 2021, the Honorable High Court of Kerala heard and decided a Civil Writ Petition matter filed seeking Writ of Mandamus against the police authorities to register the First Information Report and conduct the investigation.

Kerala HC: Court Cannot Verify Genuineness of Allegations u/s 482 of CrPC

On the 8th Day of June 2021, the Honourable Kerala High Court heard and decided a Criminal Miscellaneous Petition (Cr. M.C) under section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (Cr. P.C).

Kerala HC: Environmental Clearance Is Required for Expansion of Pre-Existing Projects

The petition was filed challenging the validity of Environmental Impact Assessment, 2006 rules on the buildings whose construction was started before the issue of rules.

Kerala HC: Panchayat’s Permission to Set Up Industrial Units Exempted if Power Is Less Than 5

On the 11th day of June 2021, the Honourable High Court of Kerala disposed of a Civil Writ Petition in which the Petitioner had sought a prohibitory order of performing unauthorized furniture manufacturing adjacent to the residential area.