Govt starts withdrawing retrospective tax on Vedanta

Government of India has taken the first step to withdrawn the retrospective tax demands imposed on Vedanta, the mining group said in a statement. Vedanta’s former subsidiary and oil producer Cairn Energy was hit with a retrospective tax bill of Rs 10,247 cr in January 2014, or Rs 20,495 cr including penalties and interest. Cairn […]

Dish TV says YES Bank cannot sell Dish shares

Adding another dimension to the legal battle over the impending extraordinary general meeting called by Dish TV’s largest shareholder YES Bank, the DTH operator said a local office of Uttar Pradesh Police has asked the company to ensure that YES Bank does not deal in or liquidate its Dish TV shares, pending an investigation by […]

Brickwork Ratings says telecom reforms not enough

Brickwork Ratings, a credit rating agency that gives advice on the ability of companies to service their debt, has hailed the slew of measures announced by the government yesterday to give relief to the telecom sector, but added they’re not enough to save the industry. FLIP FLOP The most import measure announced yesterday was a […]