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Exclusive: Proposal to impose GST on contest entry fees for online gaming to cost revenue loss of over Rs. 10,000 crore

The 48th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting to be held by video-conferencing on 17th December may discuss changes in the valuation mechanism...

17th December might be D-Day for gaming industry, GST Council to decide on industry’s fate

After months of dithering, the central government has finally convened the 48th meeting of the GST Council on 17th December, 2022. The meeting to...

It’s time for the central government to end internal confusion on online skill gaming

It is trite to mention that online gaming is the next big sunrise sector in India. As per a recent KPMG report, the industry...

Karnataka HC’s judgment quashing match-fixing charges could pave way for legal cricket betting

In its order in response to a quashing petition filed by domestic cricketer CM Gautam as well as some bookmakers and others, Justice Sreenivas Harish Kumar noted that although match-fixing may indicate dishonesty, indiscipline and mental corruption for which BCCI can take action against errant cricketers and officials, including banning them, no ingredients of the offense of cheating can be made out.