Tag: Goods and Services Tax

Rahul Gandhi walks the talk on Women's Reservation Bill

Rahul implores Modi to bring petrol, diesel under GST regime

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday once again pleaded with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring petrol and diesel under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Reiterating his year-old request, Gandhi tweeted: “Respected Modiji, the general public is very upset with the skyrocketing prices of petrol and[Read More…]

Jaitley wins over Piyush Goyal, resumes as Finance Minister today

Jaitley wins over Piyush Goyal, resumes as Finance Minister today

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley. Announcing his return, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan read, “The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister[Read More…]

Parliament winter session live updates: Triple Talaq Bill to see Rajya Sabha today

Parliament clears 20 bills in Monsoon session

The Monsoon session of Parliament saw 20 bills being passed by the two Houses, out of which 22 were introduced in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha, according to an official release. The 20 bills passed by the two Houses includes four bills related to Goods and Services Tax[Read More…]

Jan Dhan Yojana a 'jumla' by Modi government, says Chidambaram

GST has become bad word in business: Chidambaram

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday attacked the Modi government on the first anniversary of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying it has become a bad word among business persons. The design, structure, infrastructure backbone, rate or rates and implementation of GST were so flawed that GST has become[Read More…]

In our manifesto we will tell how we are going to create jobs: Chidambaram

Congress FMs expose GST flaws: Chidambaram

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the letter of finance ministers of Congress-ruled states has exposed the structural flaws in the design and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In a series of tweets, he said the letter would set the tone for discussions at the[Read More…]

Now Modi suggests 'lunch pe charcha'

PM attacks Congress for questioning World Bank ranking

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked Congress for questioning the World Bank Report on ease of doing business in India and said with GST and other reforms, its report next year would show further improvement in ranking. The Prime Minister said those who had worked with the World Bank[Read More…]

Madras HC dismisses plea seeking ban on Vijay’s Mersal

The Madras High Court on Friday has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on Tamil superstar Vijay’s film, Mersal saying that freedom of expression is for all. The court said Mersal is only a film and not real life.  The filmmakers were attacked for “criticising” Centre’s flagship schemes, including the[Read More…]

Tax Free Wings

Women’s empowerment by far is one the most vexed issues in any nation. However developed or underdeveloped, liberal or conservative a nation may be, the difficulty with empowering women is a challenge that cannot simply be tackled by any government by fiscal and legal provisions like in the case of[Read More…]

Only 21% feel GST reduced monthly grocery bills: Survey

GST Bill a law after President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday signed the government’s flagship Goods and Services Tax or GST Bill, which will do away with the indirect taxes and usher in one tax for the entire country. With the President’s assent, the constitution amendment act will be notified. Sixteen of the country’s 29 states[Read More…]

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