Tag: GST

Intra-state e-Way bill in 5 states from April 15

New Delhi: Encouraged by the success of its inter-state implementation, the e-Way bill system for intra-state movement of goods will be implemented for Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala from April 15, the government said on Tuesday. The e-Way Bill system for all inter-state movement of goods was[Read More…]

Rs 60,000 cr affordable housing project in pipeline: Minister Hardeep Puri

New Delhi: Admitting that India’s urban infrastructure was under “extreme strain”, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has said the government was committed to bringing holistic transformation in the country’s infrastructure development, including providing 12 million houses in urban areas by 2022. Sanctioning at a[Read More…]

CBI arrests GST Commissioner, others for graft

CBI arrests GST Commissioner, others for graft

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Kanpur-based Commissioner of GST and Central Excise and others in a bribery case pertaining to the Excise Department, an official said on Saturday. “Sansar Chand, a 1986 batch IRS Officer posted as Commissioner in GST and Central Excise in Kanpur[Read More…]

GST, World Bank rank, Moody's upgrade major events of 2017: Finance Ministry

GST, World Bank rank, Moody’s upgrade major events of 2017: Finance Ministry

New Delhi: Implementing the GST, the improvement in India’s World Bank ease of doing business rankings, the sovereign rating upgrade by US agency Moody’s and bank recapitalisation all contributed to make 2017 a historic year, the Finance Ministry said on Monday. Besides, the cleansing of the financial system instrumentalised by demonetisation[Read More…]

India needs overall energy policy, gas must in GST: Pradhan

Renewing the call for bringing natural gas under the GST regime, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the country needs an overarching policy covering various energy verticals in order to achieve self-sufficiency and security in this critical sector. Defending the government’s target of doubling Indian oil refinery capacity to[Read More…]

Jaitley wins over Piyush Goyal, resumes as Finance Minister today

Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Singaporean businesses to invest in India, highlighting the country as one of the largest FDI recipients with the government undertaking major structural reforms, including Aadhaar, GST and demonetisation. “India has become the most favourable and attractive destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI),” Jaitley said[Read More…]

Government's measures to stop depreciation of rupee 'half-hearted': Chidambaram

Where are the promised jobs, Chidambaram asks Modi

Ahmedabad: Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain about the jobs he had promised to create in the run-up to the 2014 general elections. He also lashed out at the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre for[Read More…]

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