22.5 C
Monday, October 18, 2021


yes punjab punjabi redirection


ajaib ghar

sarkari naukri



sports club

kisan sarkari naukri


Markfed Sept to Nov



Who did Amazon pay Rs 8,546 cr as legal fees, Congress demands answer

- Advertisement -

New Delhi, Sep 22, 2021- The Congress on Wednesday attacked the government alleging that e-commerce giant Amazon paid legal fees as graft and demanded an inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court judge into the whole matter.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, “the budget of law ministry is Rs 1,100 crore, so to whom the e-commerce company paid Rs 8,546 crore as legal fee in two years.”

He asked whether the fee was paid to change some policy to give more room to Amazon. The Congress alleged that in the last one year, about 14 crore people have lost employment — from small shopkeepers to people working in the MSME sector and this company is paying Rs 8,546 crore in legal fees.

Surjewala questioned, “Will the prime minister raise the issue and demand from his US counterpart to open bribery investigation against Amazon?”

The Congress questioned which politician and bureaucrat got the money or was this money given for changing the rules?

Surjewala asked about the inter-relation of the six companies of Amazon which paid the money. He demanded an investigation into whom they paid and why they paid.

The Congress also demanded a probe in the Adani port drug haul case and asked why the Mundra port has become a safe haven for drug smuggling. (Agency)

Subscribe to YesPunjab Telegram Channel & receive important news updates

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected






Indian Population

In the light of the population explosion debate – by Nirendra Dev

Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to...
Terrorists Shadow

Tackling the resurgence of jihad in Kashmir – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

With three encounters taking place in less than 24 hours between October 10 and 11, terrorist insurgency has effectively resurged in the Kashmir Valley....

Present Peculiar Scenario of DSGMC post 2021 Elections – by Inder Mohan Singh

The management of the historical Gurdwaras of Delhi came into the hands of local Sikh electorate after enforcement of ‘Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Act 1971...


Health & Fitness

wearable device uses sweat to monitor glucose level

New wearable device uses sweat to monitor glucose levels

New York, Oct 17, 2021- Dread pricking your fingers every morning to monitor your glucose levels? Take heart, US scientists have developed the prototype of a first-of-its-kind wearable glucose monitoring device that uses sweat on skin instead of needles.A team from the Pennsylvania State University constructed the device first with laser-induced graphene (LIG) -- a material consisting of atom-thick...

Gadgets & Tech