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U.S. work visa caps to squeeze businesses, jobs: India IT lobby group

20 Jun 2019

BENGALURU The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to access skilled workforce, industry lobby group Nasscom said on Thursday.

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources

20 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules -sources

20 Jun 2019

* U.S. considering imposing limits on work visa programme: sources

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules-sources

19 Jun 2019

* U.S. considering imposing limits on work visa programme: sources

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms

18 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and also irked the U.S. government.

Walmart's Flipkart, Indian startup settle dispute over sharp discounting

14 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI Walmart unit Flipkart has settled a legal dispute with an Indian startup that alleged it suffered losses because its products were sharply discounted on the global retailer's website.

RPT-Aiding "organised crime": India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case

14 Jun 2019

* India accuses Deloitte, KPMG unit of auditing violations-filing

Aiding 'organised crime': India alleges 22 audit violations by Deloitte, KPMG arm in fraud case

13 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI India detected at least 22 violations of auditing standards by Deloitte Haskins & Sells and a KPMG affiliate while investigating a fraud at a financial company, leading it to seek a five-year ban on the auditors, according to government legal filings seen by Reuters.

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses

11 Jun 2019

NEW DELHI WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions.

India seeks bans for Deloitte, KPMG arm for alleged auditing lapses

11 Jun 2019

MUMBAI India is seeking to ban Deloitte Haskins Sells and KPMG affiliate BSR & Associates for five years, alleging lapses in their audits of a unit of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), which the government took control of last year.

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