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Modi’s Budget 2020 is less taxing for startups, salaried class. Not so for e-commerce giants

To boost the startup ecosystem, Budget 2020 proposes to ease the burden of taxation on the employees by deferring the tax payment on ESOPs of startups.

Indian protests & probe against Amazon: Right message to investors in a slowing economy?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is visiting India for the Smbhav summit, a gathering for small and medium businesses.
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In era of Chetan Bhagat, Netflix & Twitter celebrity, the undiscovered author has lost

Small publishers find themselves in a tight corner — GST has hit where it hurts with increased production costs, Amazon is squeezing the average bookstore out of business and celebrity sells.
Traders have blamed e-commerce sites like Amazon & Flipkart for poor Diwali sales

Modi govt plans regulator to monitor online retailers, curb disputes

Proposal to set up regulatory authority comes after small traders complained about deep discounting by Amazon and Flipkart.
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Telecom crisis, targeting e-commerce: Is Ease of Doing Business in Modi’s India a myth?

India’s telecom crisis has deepened with Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel having to cough up thousands of crores in dues to the government.

‘Screw it, we’ll do it’: This is how Flipkart decided to sell phones online

Flipkart’s mobile phones category went live in early 2010. The first order came in shortly.
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This is why Modi govt wants to punish Amazon, Flipkart for deep discount sales

The Diwali sales offered by e-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart draw thousands of breathless customers every year.
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Pakistan may have escaped FATF blacklist again but it shouldn’t be seen as defeat for India

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Amazon wants to conquer the world but is a long way from getting there

Amazon is making major efforts to expand outside the US but its growth outside the home market is relatively lagging.
Traders have blamed e-commerce sites like Amazon & Flipkart for poor Diwali sales

Modi govt proposes new, tough rules for e-commerce firms such as Amazon, Flipkart

New rules will require platforms to declare details about sellers, terms of contract with seller relating to return, refund, exchange, warranty, delivery.

On Camera

File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Wikimedia Commons

China’s on India’s side in Pangong, Hot Springs. ‘Difference in perception’ line suits it

China has, over the years, specialised in salami slicing. In Sept 2017, then Army chief Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China was silently taking over territory.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.