Economic Survey: Resolving NPAs, implementing GST will lift GDP

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 13:50

New Delhi, Jan 29 Resolving the non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, of state-run banks and implementing GST are among the major factors that will aid India log GDP growth of 6.75 per cent in the current fiscal, the Economic Survey for 2017-18 tabled in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday, has said.


India needs overall energy policy, gas must in GST: Pradhan

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 13:16

New Delhi, Nov 28, Renewing the call for bringing natural gas under the GST regime, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the country needs an overarching policy covering various energy verticals in order to achieve self sufficiency and security in this critical sector.


Congress FMs expose GST flaws: Chidambaram

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 13:20

New Delhi, Nov 10, Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the letter of finance ministers of Congress-ruled states has exposed the structural flaws in the design and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).


Bhagwat discusses J&K, economic situation with top intellectuals

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 00:20

New Delhi, Oct 7, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday discussed the issues related to constitutional amendments needed to integrate the troubled Jammu and Kashmir and also the present economic situation of the country with top intellectuals of the country.


Prabhu thanks Modi, Jaitley for addressing exporters' GST issues

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 00:06

New Delhi, Oct 7, Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for addressing exporters' issues in the GST Council meeting, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said his ministry would make maximum effort on promoting exports.


Crucial GST Council meet underway in Hyderabad

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 12:48

Hyderabad, Sep 9, A crucial meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was underway here on Saturday to discuss key issues relating to implementation of the new tax regime.


GST return filing deadline extended till September 10

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 01:20

New Delhi, Sep 5, The government has extended the deadline for filing the GST sales return -- GSTR-1 -- which was to expire on Tuesday, for another five days till September 10, according to an official announcement.


GST will benefit small traders more: Modi

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:42

New Delhi, July 20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will benefit small traders more and asked the party MPs to give pace to their activities in specific parliamentary constituencies.


Will GST sound the death knell for Lucknow's chikan industry?

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 11:56

Lucknow, July 9, There is uncertainty in the chikankari industry, that provides employment to some half-a-million people, due to the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Many stakeholders feel the new tax regime has rung the death knell for the "already struggling" craft.


'One nation, one law' becomes reality after GST begins in Kashmir

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 00:22

Srinagar, July 8, The GST became applicable across India after the pan-India indirect tax regime commenced in Jammu and Kashmir from Saturday, hours after its assembly on Friday passed the state Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill on receiving President Pranab Mukherjee's order "safeguarding" Kashmir's special constitutional status and its exclusive taxation powers.