AAP MP Raghav Chadha was suspended from the Rajya Sabha on the last day of the monsoon session. He was suspended because he broke the rules, behaved badly, and showed disrespect. The suspension will continue until a report is given by the privileges committee. Chadha said that his suspension is a clear message from the BJP: if you dare to ask questions, they will silence you.
The government has approved new laws that will tax online gaming at a rate of 28%.
On Friday, Parliament approved the Integrated GST (Amendment) Bill, 2023 and CGST (Amendment) Bill, 2023. This means that the recent decision made by the GST Council to impose a 28% tax on casinos, horse racing, and online gaming, and tax suppliers outside India from October 1st, has been officially approved.
The amount of oil that is imported for eating has increased by 100 million metric tons in the past 20 years.
India’s yearly import of edible oil has gone up by almost 100 lakh metric tonne (LMT) in the past 20 years. The amount of edible oil brought into the country went up from 43. 65 LMT in 2002-03 to 142 LMT in 2021-22. This year, the country has brought in more than 104 million metric tons of edible oil, according to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution.
Significant increase in the amount of human hair being sold to other countries.
According to the government, India is the biggest supplier of human hair and its quality is well-known worldwide. The amount of human hair sold to other countries went up a lot. In 2018-19, it was worth $34. 46 million, but in ’22-23, it went up to $169. 23