Goods and Service Tax Bill

Indian economy on 'upward curve', monsoon, GST to push growth: FM Jaitley

Indian economy on 'upward curve', monsoon, GST to push growth: FM Jaitley

With India retaining the fastest growing large economy tag post latest GDP numbers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the country is on an "upward curve" and a good monsoon, GST passage and increased infra and rural spending will further accelerate the growth.

Jun 01, 2016, 13:06 PM IST
Winter Session of Parliament begins Thursday; opposition to corner govt but prospects of thaw on GST

Winter Session of Parliament begins Thursday; opposition to corner govt but prospects of thaw on GST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the Opposition for cooperation as he made a strong pitch for early passage of the GST bill at an all party-meet.

Nov 25, 2015, 23:16 PM IST
Parliament's Winter Session to commence from November 26

Parliament's Winter Session to commence from November 26

The Winter Session of the Parliament is set to commence from November 26 and end on December 23.

Nov 09, 2015, 09:39 AM IST

Govt did not apply its mind on land bill and GST, says Moily

Congress leader Veerappa Moily on Wednesday attacked the NDA government for bringing series of ordinances to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 2013 saying the current dispensation showed lack of application of mind on this key issue.

Jul 29, 2015, 14:23 PM IST

Govt criticises Congress for giving dissent note on GST bill

The government on Wednesday criticised Congress for giving a dissent note in the Select Committee on GST, saying it is against its own bill and Chief Ministers and hoped the opposition party will reconsider its "irresponsible" decision.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:44 PM IST

Arun Jaitley should explain why BJP opposed GST Bill when UPA was in power: Digvijay Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday said that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley must explain why the Bharatiya Janata Party had opposed the Goods and Service Tax Bill during the UPA regime.

Jul 02, 2015, 13:16 PM IST

Will support GST if states are fully compensated: Mamata

 The West Bengal government would support the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Bill only if the states were fully compensated for the revenue loss, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.

Dec 19, 2014, 21:43 PM IST

FM regrets not being able to get legislations passed

"There are very significant differences but on essentials of building an open and liberal economy, I believe there is no great difference between two major political parties in India," Chidambaram said.

May 29, 2013, 20:59 PM IST