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Gujarat elections 2017: GST, demonetisation fail to fulfil Congress's hopes again

Gujarat elections 2017: GST, demonetisation fail to fulfil Congress's hopes again

In yet another election, anger over demonetisation and GST failed to give the Congress the traction it hoped for.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: BJP wins trade centres, as GST, demonetisation turn damp squibs for Congress

Gujarat elections 2017: BJP wins trade centres, as GST, demonetisation turn damp squibs for Congress

Southern and Central Gujarat, home to a majority of the Gujarat's business clout voted favourably for the BJP.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism; to be rolled out by June 1

GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism; to be rolled out by June 1

Under the e-way bill system, goods worth more than Rs 50,000 have to be pre-registered online before they can be moved from one state to another.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
GST Council approves mandatory e-way Bill compliance from February 1

GST Council approves mandatory e-way Bill compliance from February 1

GST council said that the e-way Bill system will have to be made ready by January 16 for trial runs.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Parliament winter session: Centre targets 25 bills over 22 days

Parliament winter session: Centre targets 25 bills over 22 days

 Nearly 25 pending bills and 14 new ones, including GST and Muslim women rights, will be picked up in the Winter session 

Dec 15, 2017, 08:01 AM IST
Moody's has stable outlook on India Inc, barring telcos

Moody's has stable outlook on India Inc, barring telcos

The agency also has stable outlooks for car-makers, and companies in the construction, cement, and textiles sectors, but a negative outlook on the real estate sector.

Dec 14, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
PM Modi takes on Rahul, says all GST issues resolved

PM Modi takes on Rahul, says all GST issues resolved

Prime Minister on Monday took on the Congress for criticising his government over problems caused by the Goods and Services Tax and demonetisation.

Dec 12, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
India should aim at 7.5% growth in 2 years: Ex-RBI Guv

India should aim at 7.5% growth in 2 years: Ex-RBI Guv

Reddy said the economy was helped by a positive shock for almost three years on account of the drop in oil prices, which, he underlined, were at a third of what they were doing during his governorship.

Dec 10, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
FTP review: Exporters hail Rs 8,450 crore incentive top-up

FTP review: Exporters hail Rs 8,450 crore incentive top-up

The government on Tuesday announced Rs 8,450 crore incentives for exporters in sectors like leather and agriculture, as it looks to boost outward shipments, which have been disrupted by implementation of goods and services tax (GST).

Dec 05, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Foreign trade policy mid-term review tomorrow, may address exporters' woes

Foreign trade policy mid-term review tomorrow, may address exporters' woes

The mid-review of the much-awaited policy will be released at an event graced by Prabhu, along with top officials including the Directorate General of Foreign Trade Atul Chaturvedi, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia and Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia.

Dec 04, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
No scope for hope under Modi Raj: Rahul Gandhi

No scope for hope under Modi Raj: Rahul Gandhi

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said it was too early to conclude that the economic slowdown has reversed.

Dec 02, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
UP results reaffirm people's support for note ban, GST: Arun Jaitley

UP results reaffirm people's support for note ban, GST: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the results of Uttar Pradesh civic polls reaffirmed people's support for the GST which has made doing business "easier" for traders.

Dec 01, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Economy out of woods, growth to hit 6.5-7% for FY18: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

Economy out of woods, growth to hit 6.5-7% for FY18: Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman

For the moment, "we must celebrate uptick in the economy", Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.

Nov 30, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Q2 GDP numbers reflect reversal of downtrend: Arun Jaitley

Q2 GDP numbers reflect reversal of downtrend: Arun Jaitley

The minister further said the impact of two significant reforms -- demonetisation and rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) -- is "behind us", and the country can now look forward to upward growth trajectory in the coming quarters.

Nov 30, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
12%, 18% GST rates to be merged; 28% on luxury, sin goods: Arun Jaitley

12%, 18% GST rates to be merged; 28% on luxury, sin goods: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said a single rate GST is possible only in countries which have similarly placed population and in a highly differentiated society like India it would have been inflationary.

Nov 30, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
GDP growth picks up to 6.3%; Jaitley says impact of GST and note ban behind us

GDP growth picks up to 6.3%; Jaitley says impact of GST and note ban behind us

Gross domestic product grew 6.3 percent in July-September, its fastest pace in three quarters, the data showed.

Nov 30, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
GST will become good and simple tax in a few months: Minister

GST will become good and simple tax in a few months: Minister

Addressing the 116th annual session of the Merchants' Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Kolkata, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla  said by March, the GST will be simple enough for everyone to comprehend.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Analysts forecast better Q2 show with a GDP print of 6.4%

Analysts forecast better Q2 show with a GDP print of 6.4%

Growth had slid to a three-year low of 5.7 percent for the three months to June on the spillover effects of the note ban and the GST implementation.

Nov 29, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Govt names BN Sharma as GST anti-profiteering body Chairman

Govt names BN Sharma as GST anti-profiteering body Chairman

The National Anti-Profiteering Authority "has been set up for a two-year period, which would begin from the date Sharma assumes charge as Chairman", a finance ministry statement said.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
GST mop-up, compliance unlikely to improve near-term: Report

GST mop-up, compliance unlikely to improve near-term: Report

There are around 9.6 million registered taxpayers under GST, including around 1.5 million of composition dealers, who are required to file taxes quarterly.

Nov 28, 2017, 16:52 PM IST