BCCI’s Legal Play: Seeking 160 Crore from Byju’s in Sponsorship Row

This move by BCCI aims to recover dues amounting to approximately Rs 160 crore, which have reportedly been outstanding since the expiry of their sponsorship contract. This contract, initially established in 2019, involved Byju’s as the official jersey sponsor of the Indian cricket team, following the departure of the previous sponsor, OPPO.

India’s Retail Boom: Shopping Malls to Grow by 35%

The sector is expected to attract investments upwards of Rs 20,000 crore in the coming years. This capital influx is primarily driven by the resumption of previously stalled projects and the robust operating performance of existing malls.

Balancing Act: The 16th Finance Commission and India’s Tax Devolution

The terms of reference (ToR) for the 16th Finance Commission have been approved by the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Commission will review the devolution of taxes between the Centre and states for the five-year period from April 1, 2026, to March 31, 2031. Its report is expected to be submitted by October 31, 2025​​​​.