The US decision to ally with India vis-a-vis Jammu and Kashmir is a sign that “Pakistan has been unable to adapt its approach to India” led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Pakistani newspaper said on Friday.
The Kailash Mansarovar yatra through Nathu La in Sikkim has been cancelled, an official said on Friday. The decision comes in the wake of the face-off between Indian and Chinese troops over a disputed area along the Sino-Indian border.
India is all set for its biggest tax reform since independence in 1947. The move will replace more than a dozen levies with a new goods and services tax (GST), a move that will reduce India’s myriad middlemen wield at state borders, free up internal trade, make it easier to do business and widen the country’s tiny tax base.
GST Council cuts tax rate on fertilisers from 12% to 5%. The Narendra Modi government will launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at a special midnight meeting in Parliament today.
Senior lawyer KK Venugopal has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India to succeed Mukul Rohatgi to the post. Venugopal, who has been practising law for over fifty years, has also appeared for LK Advani in the Babri Masjid demolition case at the Supreme Court.