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 ASSOCHAM appeals political parties to come on board for GST Bill

ASSOCHAM appeals political parties to come on board for GST Bill

Amidst positive indications for a consensus building among the major political parties, including the Congress, the ASSOCHAM has made a strong plea both to the Government as also the principal Opposition party to get the long pending Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the Rajya Sabha within the first few days of the Monsoon session of Parliament, beginning July 18.

Government wants to meet on GST, says Congress

Answering queries from reporters about on GST bill, Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad said the party will hold internal consultations on the issue. 

'India's growth to be challenged by subdued global demand'

'India's growth to be challenged by subdued global demand'

India's growth over the coming years will be challenged by lacklustre global demand, high corporate leverage and impaired credit supply, Moody's Investors Service Tuesday said.

 

Govt will push GST bill passage in monsoon session: Naidu

Govt will push GST bill passage in monsoon session: Naidu

The government will seek to ensure that the bill on a pan-India goods and services tax (GST) will be passed in the upcoming session of parliament, scheduled from July 18 to August 12, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday.

GST Bill: World knows which party is running away from debate in Parliament, says PM Modi

GST Bill: World knows which party is running away from debate in Parliament, says PM Modi

Nirmala Sitharaman had said on June 22 that the long-pending GST bill would be taken up in the coming Monsoon session of Parliament.

Parliament's monsoon session likely in third week of July

The monsoon session of Parliament is likely to begin in the third week of July with the government expected to press for passage of the crucial GST Bill which is pending in the Rajya Sabha.

GST deadlock: Crucial meeting of state FMs with Arun Jaitley begins, breakthrough likely

GST deadlock: Crucial meeting of state FMs with Arun Jaitley begins, breakthrough likely

The meeting on June 14 and 15 will discuss the model GST law, which will be adopted by the Centre and all states.

India pitches for ratings upgrade with Fitch

India pitches for ratings upgrade with Fitch

New Delhi: India on Tuesday pitched for a ratings upgrade with global agency Fitch Ratings citing improvement in macroeconomic conditions and the government's commitment to fiscal consolidation.

GST rollout, infra funding an uphill climb for India: Moody's

GST rollout, infra funding an uphill climb for India: Moody's

Implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and bridging large infrastructure deficit are a difficult task before the Indian government, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.

GST roll out likely by Apr'17: HSBC

GST roll out likely by Apr'17: HSBC

The long-awaited goods and services tax (GST) bill is likely to be passed this year and this new indirect taxes regime is likely to be rolled out from April next year, says an HSBC report.

 

Proposed GST in India is of paramount importance: US

Proposed GST in India is of paramount importance: US

Underscoring the need for tax reforms in India, the US has said the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) is of paramount importance.

 

GST to push India's economic growth rapidly: Vijay Kelkar

GST to push India's economic growth rapidly: Vijay Kelkar

The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an important reform which will lead India into next rapid phase of economic growth, said former chairman of 13th Finance Commission Vijay Kelkar.

GST will integrate Indian economy, help attract FDI: ADB

GST will integrate Indian economy, help attract FDI: ADB

ADB president Takehiko Nakao has pitched for roll out of the Goods and Services Tax saying that its introduction will integrate India as "truly one single economy" and help attract more foreign investments.

Govt could gain votes in 2016 to pass GST bill: Morgan Stanley

Govt could gain votes in 2016 to pass GST bill: Morgan Stanley

 The government is likely to gain the votes it needs to pass the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill this year which could have far reaching macroeconomic and earnings implications, says a Morgan Stanley report.

Amit Mitra named chairman of GST committee of state Finance Ministers

Amit Mitra named chairman of GST committee of state Finance Ministers

He will succeed Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani who had to resign in November over corruption charges.

 

Indian economy has potential to grow at 8%: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Indian economy has potential to grow at 8%: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Indian economy, which expanded at 7.7 percent between 2003 and 2014 has the potential to clock 8 percent growth in the near future, Planning Commission's former deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Thursday.

India changing tax laws for stability, predictability: FM Jaitley

India changing tax laws for stability, predictability: FM Jaitley

India is gradually transforming most of its taxation laws for a greater degree of stability and predictability, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, stressing that the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a major step in this direction.

Govt examining stakeholders feedback on GST

Government is examining the feedback of stakeholders on business processes regarding the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, CBEC Chairman Najib Shah said Friday.

Arun Jaitley attacks Congress for stalling GST, says last laugh will be best

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday attacked Congress for stalemate in Parliament, saying some people are getting "sadistic pleasure" by not allowing the GST bill to get passed but it would eventually get through and the 'last laugh would be the best'.

Govt says accepts Congress demands on GST bill

Congress wants the government to cap the GST rate at less than 20 percent.