FinMin: No service tax on NRI remittances

The Government today said remittances from abroad will not attract service tax, putting to rest the concerns raised in view of new tax norms. “The matter has been examined and it is clarified that there is no service tax per se on the amount of foreign currency remitted to India from overseas,” the Central Board […]

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Two advocates elevated as High Court judges

 Two advocates, C. Praveen Kumar and M. S. Rama Chandra Rao, have been elevated as additional judges of the A.P. High Court. They would be sworn in on Friday. Both of them are from Hyderabad.  Their elevation assumes significance in the light of the fact that a practising advocate was last made a judge of […]

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Bribery scam: judge sent to police custody

A special court in Andhra Pradesh Friday sent suspended judge T. Pattabhirama Rao to police custody for two days in connection with the cash-for-bail bribery scam involving former Karanataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy. The principal court for Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) directed the bureau to question the suspended judge between 11 a.m and 5 p.m. and […]

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SC/ST atrocities: Andhra Pradesh stands at third position

When we think or talk about South India a good picture comes into our mind. North Indians take South as the second name of education, development, free society. North India not surprisingly remains in news for its caste politics, caste violence, differences of neechi jaat and ucchi jaat and SC/ST atrocities. But Andhra Pradesh no […]

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Andhra Pradesh awarded maximum share of Krishna waters

Andhra Pradesh has been awarded maximum share of 1,000 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of surplus water from Krishna river by a tribunal set up six years ago, followed by 911 TMC for Karnataka and 666 TMC for Maharashtra. The Justice Brijesh Kumar Tribunal under the retired apex court judge gave its report Thursday on […]

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