Legalise gambling, betting on sports in India: Law Commission

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,223 The Law Commission on Thursday recommended that gambling and betting on sports, including cricket, be allowed as regulated activities taxable under the direct and indirect tax regimes and used as a source for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). The panel, which submitted its report to law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, said that as it was not possible to completely prevent these activities, “effective regulation” seemed to be the only viable option According to a PTI report, the commission also seeks stringent measures and make the entire operation…

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