Constitutional amendment

GST to convert entire country into one market: Naveen Patnaik

GST to convert entire country into one market: Naveen Patnaik

A day before introduction of the State Goods and Service Tax Bill in the Odisha Assembly, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday said GST was a major financial reform which would transform the country into one single market.

May 17, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
 Fixing rate, threshold key challenges to GST rollout: Revenue Secretary

Fixing rate, threshold key challenges to GST rollout: Revenue Secretary

Fixing the GST rate, deciding on exempt items and ensuring no dual control by the Centre and states are among the seven key challenges which have to be overcome before GST can be rolled out by April 1, 2017, a top Finance Ministry official said on Thursday.

Aug 04, 2016, 17:31 PM IST
GST rollout from April 1 if law passed in next session: Sinha

GST rollout from April 1 if law passed in next session: Sinha

New Delhi: Targeting April 2017 for the rollout of Goods and Services Tax, the government is betting on support from smaller regional parties to pass the national sales tax legislation in the Parliament session from next month, and expects approval for supporting laws by year-end.

Jun 13, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Constitutional amendment for land swap in national interest: Panel

A parliamentary panel on Monday said a constitutional amendment bill to enable land swap between India and Bangladesh was "in overall national interest" and would pave the way for broader ties, and that delays in its passage "have needlessly contributed to the perpetuation of a huge humanitarian crisis".

Dec 01, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Govt mulling constitutional amendment on disqualification issue

Seeking to negate the Supreme Court judgement on immediate disqualification of convicted lawmakers, government is mulling to amend the Constitution for which it will try to bring political parties on board.

Aug 09, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

Centre can`t legislate on cooperatives: Gujarat HC

Gujarat HC held that Centre cannot enact laws or issue notification with regard to cooperative societies as it is a state subject.

Apr 22, 2013, 23:26 PM IST

CPI(M) for constitutional amendment to bring SC/ST quota

The woman Managing Director of a poultry firm was arrested here today for allegedly cheating people of Rs 75 lakh with the promise of paying them high returns if they invested in her firm.

Dec 13, 2012, 18:58 PM IST

MPs seek reservation benefits to more communities

Members in the LS transcended political barriers to pitch for a comprehensive Constitutional amendment to provide reservation benefits to deserving tribes and castes which had been left out because of technical or other reasons.

May 14, 2012, 19:51 PM IST

Lokpal: Constitutional amendment being mulled

A move to grant constitutional
status to Lokpal has gained momentum with a Parliamentary Committee considering a draft legislation to this effect with
a provision which will not require ratification by states.

Oct 16, 2011, 14:30 PM IST

Gilani sends constitutional amendment to Zardari

Pakistan Saturday came closer to
stripping the sweeping powers of the President and transfer
them to Parliament with PM Yousuf Raza Gilani sending the constitutional amendment package to Zardari to be signed into law.

Apr 17, 2010, 19:14 PM IST

Differences in Pak govt over clipping Prez`s powers?

Differences seem to have emerged in the Pakistani government over a constitutional amendment to drastically curtail the powers of the President, with a key minister staying away when the bill was tabled in parliament Friday.

Apr 02, 2010, 18:11 PM IST

Constitutional amendment bill to be tabled in Pak Parl tomorrow

Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday said Pakistan government will table a Constitutional reforms package in Parliament on Friday to fulfil a pledge to remove changes made to the Constitution by previous military regimes.

Mar 25, 2010, 16:19 PM IST

Pak president’s powers to be `massively clipped`: Report

The president`s sweeping powers are expected to be "massively clipped" in an upcoming constitutional amendment package in Pakistan, a media report said on Sunday,

Mar 21, 2010, 14:12 PM IST

Renaming of RGU requires Constitutional amendment: VC

The Vice-chancellor of Rajiv
Gandhi University, K C Beliappa, Sunday said the students`
demand to insert `Arunachal` ahead of `Rajiv Gandhi` in the
nomenclature of the Central university would need Constitutional sanction.

Mar 07, 2010, 19:54 PM IST