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These items will turn expensive from April 1 – Check out the complete list

These items will turn expensive from April 1 – Check out the complete list

While custom and excise duty has been hike on some, it has been reduced on some products which will eventually lead to commodities getting costlier or cheaper.

GST draft bills tabled in Parliament; peg peak rate at 40%

GST draft bills tabled in Parliament; peg peak rate at 40%

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced in Lok Sabha four bills on Goods and Services Tax, providing for a maximum GST rate of 40 percent, an anti- profiteering authority and arrests for evading taxes.

 

FM Arun Jaitley introduces GST Bill in Lok Sabha

FM Arun Jaitley introduces GST Bill in Lok Sabha

The Union Cabinet has already cleared the four supplementary GST legislations -- CGST, IGST, UTGST and Compensation Law -- for introduction and passage in the ongoing session of Parliament.

Delhi CM Kejriwal, 5 other AAP leaders put on trial in Jaitley defamation case

Delhi CM Kejriwal, 5 other AAP leaders put on trial in Jaitley defamation case

The Patiala House court fixed May 20th as the next date of hearing after Kejriwal and other accused AAP leaders pleaded not guilty.

GST Bills may be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday

GST Bills may be introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday

 The government is likely to table the four legislations for implementation of the goods and services tax in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

 

GST Bills in Parliament next week, rate structure to be worked out after March 31: FM Jaitley

GST Bills in Parliament next week, rate structure to be worked out after March 31: FM Jaitley

GST legislations are likely to be presented in Parliament early next week and the rate structure will be worked out after March 31.

 

Centre rules out farm loan waivers to states

Centre rules out farm loan waivers to states

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday ruled out farm loan waivers by the Centre but said states can utilise their own resources in this regard.

 

Parliamentarians take umbrage over SC remarks on 'crorepati' MPs

Jairam Ramesh (Congress) said he was astonished to read that a survey had found that 80 percent of the ex-MPs were millionaires.

Government may table GST Bill in Parliament today

Government may table GST Bill in Parliament today

The Union Cabinet this week cleared four supplementary Goods and Services Tax (GST) legislations which will be introduced in Parliament in the ongoing budget session.

Aadhaar mandatory for filing ITR to avoid tax evasion: FM Jaitley

Aadhaar mandatory for filing ITR to avoid tax evasion: FM Jaitley

Making Aadhaar number mandatory for filing of Income Tax returns is necessary to curb tax evasion and frauds, the government said on Wednesday while rejecting the opposition demand for a relook at the move.

Finance Bill 2017 passed in Lok Sabha: Key highlights you should know

Finance Bill 2017 passed in Lok Sabha: Key highlights you should know

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a ban on cash transactions above Rs 200,000 (USD 3,055), enacting tax measures from last month annual budget aimed at boosting investment in the country.

Is Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV comedy show violation of office of profit?

Is Navjot Singh Sidhu's TV comedy show violation of office of profit?

Should newly-elected Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu continue his weekly appearance on popular comedy show on television?

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

Lok Sabha passes Finance Bill

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill after various amendments presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh in Delhi; to meet President Pranab Mukherjee, PM Narendra Modi

Punjab's newly-elected Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will hold a series of meetings with the government's top brass here on Wednesday.

GST rollout from July 1 to make goods cheaper: Jaitley

GST rollout from July 1 to make goods cheaper: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that the government was hoping to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by July 1 after the enabling Bills get Parliament`s nod in the current budget session.

Probe into Indians named by HSBC, Leichstenstein complete: Govt

Probe into Indians named by HSBC, Leichstenstein complete: Govt

The government has completed investigation against persons named in HSBC and Liechtenstein banks for black money stashed abroad and made an assessment totalling around Rs 15,000 crore in the two cases.

Govt proposes cap of Rs 2 lakh on cash transactions as against Rs 3 lakh proposed in Budget

Govt proposes cap of Rs 2 lakh on cash transactions as against Rs 3 lakh proposed in Budget

Continuing with government steps to clamp down on black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday proposed a cap of Rs 2 lakh on cash transactions, down from Rs 3 lakh as proposed in the Budget.

NITI Aayog to lend support in development of 10 big infra projects

NITI Aayog will prepare a list of 10 big infrastructure projects that can be developed under the public private partnership (PPP) mode.

Govt approves second tranche of capital infusion in PSU banks

Govt approves second tranche of capital infusion in PSU banks

The government has approved the second tranche of capital infusion in public sector banks to enhance their capital base.

Modi government initiates discussion on farm loan waiver

Modi government initiates discussion on farm loan waiver

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday initiated discussions on farm loan waiver scheme with the agriculture ministry and some states in line with the BJP's promise at the time of UP elections.