The Modi government should accept the arbitration panel’s ruling in favour of Vodafone and bury the retrospective tax controversy, synonymous with tax terrorism, for good. India needs to project an investor-friendly image to attract foreign investments in these dire times. Certainty in tax laws is a good place to start.
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