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MP rotation in Rajya Sabha may tilt the scales for GST, says DBS

The overall progress on the reforms front will help improve macros and a change in composition in the Rajya Sabha would facilitate passage of key Bills such as GST and bankruptcy code, DBS said in a note.

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GST Bill or not, NDA must get the Bankruptcy Bill passed in the current session

Even if the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill remains stuck due to the Congress opposition, the passage of the Real Estate and Bankruptcy Bills in the Budget Session would mean a significant achievement in terms of getting im

GST Bill: Government will again try to convince Opposition, says Venkaiah

The GST Bill, which seeks to replace a slew of central and state levies with a uniform rate, was passed by Lok Sabha in May

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GST Bill stuck, Arun Jaitley underlines primacy of Lok Sabha; says will ‘speak’ to Congress

With the crucial GST Bill stuck in Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today questioned the extent to which the Upper House can be used to block economic decision-making and said the "weight" of directly elected house

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Congress must support GST, outsmart Modi on development agenda

The party must ask and extend support for higher-deeper-wider reforms than what the Modi government can deliver

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Arun Jaitley: Difficult to keep to GST rate if luxury items excluded

In a reference to opposition to levying excise duty on jewellery, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said exempting "luxury items" from indirect tax will not help keeping the proposed GST rate in the 17-18 percent range.

Hopeful of GST bill passage in this Budget session: Venkaiah Naidu

Expressing hope that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill will be passed in the next half of the Budget session, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today said the tax regime will push up India's economy by 1.5 to 2 percentage poi

PM Narendra Modi must stop ecommerce entry tax in Gujarat

Ecommerce in Gujarat: If FM Arun Jaitley is hopeful that the Congress party will finally support in passing the goods and services tax (GST) Bill in the second half of the Budget session, why is the BJP government in Gujarat

Will reach out to Congress on GST bill: Arun Jaitley

Keen on getting the much delayed GST bill approved by Parliament in second half of the Budget Session beginning next month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said he will reach out to the Congress again to persuade it to supp

Arun Jaitley: Big change in approach to policy in politics

Describing the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill among the last major pieces of reform legislation that remain to be enacted, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that Indian politics has undergone "signif

Hope to pass GST, bankruptcy bill this session: Arun Jaitley

The government hopes to pass the landmark Constitution Amendment Bill for a national Goods and Services Tax (GST) as well as the bankruptcy and insolvency bill in the second half of the Budget session beginning April 20, Fina

Hope GST Bill is passed in this budget session: NDA govt

NDA government on Wednesday expressed hope that Parliament will pass the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the ongoing budget session of Parliament to enact the comprehensive reform of India's indirect tax regime.

PM Narendra Modi seeks opposition help in passage of GST, other bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a fresh pitch for passage of GST and other legislations in the Rajya Sabha considering the "conducive atmosphere" that has been prevailing in Parliament this session with cooperation fr

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Budget 2016 : ‘Make solar panels mandatory for new housing’

As India achieves a new record low price of Rs 4.34/kWh for solar energy, the industry expects that the Union Budget will encourage both fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to push mega solar power projects in the country.

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Will GST see the light of day next fiscal?

In the Budget session of Parliament, the government could finally take steps towards the biggest transformation in the history of indirect taxation of India.

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Budget 2016: Session may pass just Budgets, forget reform Bills

Budget 2016: Thanks to the assembly elections in 4 major states in coming months, including Assam and West Bengal, and indications of the hardening of stance by the Congress party, passage of the GST and other reform Bills ne

Will PM Narendra Modi and CM Mamata Banerjee tweet exchanges help reform Bills?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done well by indicating the state chief minister Mamata Banerjee that he considered TMC an important stakeholder in getting the reform Bills passed in the Rajya Sabha.

India changing tax laws for stability, predictability: Arun Jaitley

India is gradually transforming most of its taxation laws for a greater degree of stability and predictability, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said, stressing that the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a major ste

Narendra Modi against GST Bill; not Congress: Jairam Ramesh

Denying allegations that Congress is against the GST Bill, senior leader Jairam Ramesh today claimed that actually BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are opposed to it.

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BJP’s Sonia Gandhi call augurs well for GST Bill and Budget session

The success of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in getting reform Bills passed in Parliament heavily depends on how they tackle Sonia Gandhi-led Congress party as the moves of other non-NDA partie

A bold disinvestment strategy needed

A 10-year plan to divest at least 50% PSU assets is required. The business of the government is public infrastructure, not public companies.

Arun Jaitley hopeful of GST Bill in ensuing Budget session

Parliament's Budget session will start in last week of February.

Arun Jaitley on GST bill

Economic reforms: Rahul Gandhi must turn Congress into a serious opposition in 2016

The politics of scuttling economic reforms in the name of helping farmers and poor may yield short-term political gains, but it can’t bring back the Congress party its lost political clout.

PM Narendra Modi needs a troubleshooter in Parliament, Sushma Swaraj may be the answer

Corridors of power: Reforms on the rebound

The NDA government failed to foresee the danger of reform legislations like the Land Bill and GST Bill getting stuck in Parliament. But with signs of change in government approach towards the end of the Winter session, Budget

Corridors of Power: Reforms on the rebound

The NDA government failed to foresee the danger of reform legislations like the Land Bill and GST Bill getting stuck in Parliament. But with signs of change in government approach towards the end of the Winter session, Budget

PM Narendra Modi needs a troubleshooter in Parliament, Sushma Swaraj may be the answer

2015- when India became the fastest growing large economy

India's real GDP in the first half of the current fiscal grew at 7.2 percent as per official data, which was slightly lower in comparison to the GDP growth of 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal.

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Parliament winter session: BJP, Congress slugfest, plus more in 10 brief points

The Parliament winter session saw a tussle between the opposition and the government (principally along partisan lines between the BJP and Congress) on a range of issues with many crucial bills not getting approval. Here is a

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