Constitutional amendment bill

Govt to rehearse GST-launch in Parliament tomorrow

Govt to rehearse GST-launch in Parliament tomorrow

Officers concerned from various departments including those from the finance ministry will be part of the rehearsal event, they said.


Jun 27, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
 81,500 city companies migrate to GST portal; over 1.25 lakh still pending

81,500 city companies migrate to GST portal; over 1.25 lakh still pending

Around 81,500 companies from the city have already migrated to the GST portal so far and the service tax department is hopeful that the remaining ones will be doing so by the April 30 deadline.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
GST bill to go to Cabinet soon to include compensation formula

GST bill to go to Cabinet soon to include compensation formula

The Finance Ministry will soon move the Cabinet with changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill providing for full compensation to states for first five years of roll out of the new indirect tax regime.

Jul 27, 2016, 17:54 PM IST

Congress for passage of GST bill, if its concern addressed: Azad

Congress on Tuesday said it was all for the passage of the long-pending GST bill if concerns of the party and some others are addressed ahead of Monsoon session of Parliament.

Jun 15, 2016, 00:45 AM IST
Traders against proposed GST; say it is more complex

Traders against proposed GST; say it is more complex

With the government hopeful of passing Constitutional amendment bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the forthcoming Parliament session, traders are opposed to it, saying that in the current form, it is more complex and needs to be simplified.

Jul 03, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

States inching towards GST, says K M Mani

The Committee is in the process of discussing and arriving at consensus on large number of issues of GST, he said.

Jun 05, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes amended Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement Bill

The Rajya Sabha on Monday approved amendments to the land boundary agreement bill to correct an error in the name of the act.

May 11, 2015, 02:21 AM IST

Broad consensus on GST; Govt to bring Constitutional Amendment Bill

There is a broad consensus on GST and a Constitutional Amendment Bill for the proposed indirect tax regime would be taken up in Parliament for consideration and passage in the next few weeks, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

16 states ratify Judicial Appointments Commission Bill

Sixteen states have ratified a constitutional amendment bill which seeks to scrap the collegium system of judges appointing judges, bringing the government a step closer to put in place a new mechanism of appointments in the higher judiciary.

Dec 27, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Cabinet likely to approve GST Bill Wednesday

With states on board, the Cabinet is now likely to approve the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST Wednesday, paving the way for tabling of the the new legislation in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.

Dec 16, 2014, 22:04 PM IST

Mizoram House ratifies 121st Amendment Bill

Mizoram Assembly on Thursday ratified the 121st amendment bill, 2014 to the Constitution as passed by both houses of the Parliament.

Nov 13, 2014, 13:48 PM IST

Parliament approves Bills to scrap Collegium system of appointing judges

In a major political victory for the Narendra Modi government, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the landmark National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014, which was unanimously cleared by the Lok Sabha yesterday.

Aug 14, 2014, 06:44 AM IST

Bill on appointment of judges referred to Parliamentary panel

Government has notified the landmark food security legislation, giving a legal right on highly subsidised foodgrains to 67 percent of the country’s population.

Sep 15, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

Parliament clears Land Acquisition Bill, RS nod to Judicial Bill

The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed the constitutional amendment bill that seeks to create a judicial appointments commission for making recommendations on appointments in the higher judiciary, while Parliament cleared the Land Bill.

Sep 05, 2013, 20:15 PM IST

Refer bill on judicial appointments to MPs` panel: BJP

Arun Jaitley said that a bill providing a say for the executive in the appointment of judges in the higher judiciary should be referred to a parliamentary panel.

Sep 05, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Anti-quota outfit to launch campaign in Uttar Pradesh

An organisation opposing reservation in promotion to employees of Uttar Pradesh government, today decided to launch a public campaign against the constitutional amendment bill.

Dec 23, 2012, 20:27 PM IST

Zardari tries to mend strained relations with Sharif

Facing dilution of his powers by a bill introduced in Parliament, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is seeking to mend fences with opposition PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif.

Apr 03, 2010, 16:05 PM IST