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Overseas investors from Mauritius eligible for FPI registration with enhanced monitoring: Sebi

February 25, 2020 12:44 pm

A significant percentage of foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) investing in the Indian market is registered in Mauritius.

From trade to geopolitical significance, it is time for India to look again at Mauritius

December 03, 2019 11:42 am

There is a bigger challenge for Delhi in dealing with Mauritius. It is the urgent need to discard the deep-rooted perception that Mauritius is simply an extension of India. It is not. It is a sovereign entity with a unique national culture and an international identity of its own.

Explained: What is the Chagos Islands dispute about?

November 30, 2019 12:42 pm

Here is why Mauritius is calling the UK an 'illegal colonial occupier' over a tiny set of islands in the Indian Ocean.

Mauritius calls UK an 'illegal colonial occupier' after missing UN deadline to return Chagos Islands

November 22, 2019 8:39 pm

Britain was given six months to return the Chagos Islands after the UN General Assembly voted to condemn its continued occupation of the Indian Ocean territory.

Mauritius PM wants Indian investments

January 26, 2019 1:18 am

Highlighting the business potential Mauritius offers, PM Pravind Jugnauth invited Indian companies to set up their regional headquarters in Mauritius.

Nitish Kumar's attendance at PM Modi's lunch in honour of Mauritius prime minister, explained

May 27, 2017 4:40 pm

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar skipped Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s luncheon invite to attend another high-profile lunch on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi. Nitish attended the lunch for another reason he holds close to himself.

India, Mauritius to tax fee for technical services through new article in pact

May 13, 2016 2:20 am

Even the foreign companies earning FTS (fee on technical services) from India used to avoid paying tax in India taking benefit of the beneficial provision of the treaty.

What the changes in the tax treaty with Mauritius mean for India, investors

May 12, 2016 12:52 pm

The full tax impact of the protocol will fall on investments beginning April 1, 2019, when capital gains will attract tax at the full domestic rates of 15% and 40%.

Will changes in Mauritius DTAC raise cost of investment? Here's what experts think

May 11, 2016 12:08 pm

The amendments to DTAC signed on Tuesday in Mauritius gives rights to India to impose capital gains taxes on shares of Indian companies sold after April 1, 2017.

Revised Mauritius tax pact may hit overseas fund flows

May 11, 2016 11:47 am

Investments from Mauritius and Singapore account for a big chunk of foreign portfolio funds coming into the Indian stock market.


Mauritius: Shades of India, France and Much More

October 20, 2015 9:57 am

There are several cultural influences in the island nation of Mauritius, but the most distinct are French and Indian.