The provision of Bills and amending legislations are indications that, along with ground-level policing action, the legal framework is available to tighten the screws on nefarious designs of terrorists and their supporters.
Closing the gate after the horse has bolted is symptomatic of how the government and its regulators react. Toughened ‘procedures’ that are evolved at the bureaucratic levels are generally the outcome of a kneejerk reactio
Increased checks will dent consumer goods imports, which often escaped attention of most state VAT authorities due to non-availability of import details. Now, enforcement will be done by GST and customs officers with much eas