Windfall Tax

Windfall Tax – The Government’s Robinhood Act

Windfall Tax Introduction The government has imposed a windfall tax on domestic oil producers. Oil producers have recorded steep revenues in recent months amid record-high international crude oil prices. Tarun Bajaj, Revenue Secretary, has said that the windfall tax will be re-evaluated on a fortnight basis, based on foreign currency…
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New VPN Rules – Is the Government stretching too far?

Background Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), India’s cybersecurity watchdog, has issued new directives for companies offering Virtual Private networks (VPN). Under the new directive, VPN provider companies are required to store user data for at least five years, amongst other rules. These companies are now mandated to collect specific…
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