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Bankruptcy law delayed; govt fails to break GST Bill logjam

Parliament sent a proposed bankruptcy law for review on Wednesday, closing off a raucous winter session without transacting any major legislative business including a signature reform on taxes – the GST Bill.

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Govt says difficult to predict timeline for passage of GST bill

Junior finance minister Jayant Sinha said the rollout of the new tax was contingent on the passage of the bill.

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Remove additional tax in GST, need flexibility issues: C Rangarajan

The proposed 1 per cent additional tax on inter-state sales is against the spirit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and that should not be implemented, former RBI Governor C Rangarajan said.

Over ‘flawed’ GST Bill, P Chidambaram seconds FM Arun Jaitley

Former finance minister P.Chidambaram on Sunday said that he agreed with his successor, Arun Jaitley that a delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill is better than a "flawed" one,

After Parliamentary truce, govt hopeful of passing pending bills barring GST

After the truce in Parliament, the Modi government is hopeful about a substantial portion of pending legislative business being completed in the remaining three days of the Winter Session beginning Monday.

Delayed GST bill better than flawed one: P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today said he agrees with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that a delayed GST bill is better than a flawed one, contending that the present bill is "flawed".

Rajya Sabha logjam ends but no consensus on GST Bill

The logjam in Rajya Sabha was broken today with Opposition agreeing for passage of some bills and allowing its normal functioning in remaining three days of Winter session...

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

It is true that FM Arun Jaitley is PM Narendra Modi’s man Friday in running the govt, but it is also equally true that he has not been able to guide parliamentary floor management of the BJP to any grand success.

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

GST Bill: Congress to hold strategy meet in Parliament today

The Congress Party will hold a strategy meet on Thursday in the Parliament. Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi along with Congress MPs will chair the meeting.

Economic growth rate could add another 1.5 percentage point: Arun Jaitley

The second quarter growth was better than the 7% recorded in the first quarter but was lower than the 8.4% recorded a year ago.

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Early GST rollout to help create more jobs, boost output: IMF MD Christine Lagarde

Terming GST as a trade agreement, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said, a harmonised and unified GST will broaden tax base.

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GST rate to be below 18%, open to dropping 1% additional tax: FM Arun Jaitley

Assuring that the GST rate will be less than 18 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at accepting Congress' stand on scrapping one per cent additional tax...

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Govt open to dropping proposed 1% inter-state tax under GST bill regime

The central government is open to dropping the 1% origin-based tax on inter-state sale of goods if the industry demands so, and would let the proposed goods and services tax (GST) Council to decide the contours of a tax dispu

Finance Ministry raises monetary limit for filing appeals in tax cases

Seeking to reduce tax litigation by about 50 per cent, the Finance Ministry today raised the monetary limit for filing appeals to Rs 10 lakh in appellate tribunal, and Rs 20 lakh in High Courts.

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FM Arun Jaitley appeals to Congress for support on GST bill, asks it think of legacy

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today pushed for early passage of the GST bill which is stuck in Rajya Sabha, saying India has the opportunity to touch 9 per cent growth and appealed to Congress to think about the "legacy" it w

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GST draft model law to be finalised in a month

Once the Constitution amendment bill to roll out GST is passed by Parliament, the centre and states will have to adopt their own law to give effect to the new indirect tax regime.

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FM Arun Jaitley’s Facebook post: Nobody wants GST Bill, it is a victim of the politics of one-upmanship

The bitter war of words between the top leaders of BJP including PM Narendra Modi and FM Arun Jaitley, and the Congress top brass, in and outside Parliament, clearly shows nobody is serious about the GST Bill, or for that mat

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

Arun Jaitley invokes Jawaharlal Nehru in blog over GST Bill: Top 4 points to note

Arun Jaitley on Monday questioned the frequent disruptions in Parliament over several issues like the National Herald Case and the law and order situation in Punjab, etc and said the approved Constitutional Amendment Bill on

GST Bill: Hope floats as NDA govt, Congress meet on Monday to clear logjam in Parliament

The NDA government and the Congress met on Monday in an effort to clear the logjam over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and decided to hold further discussions on the issue of securing passage for the legislation during

GST Bill: Top 10 things to know as Parliament hit by Sonia, Rahul Gandhi storm

The GST Bill is heading for yet another disappointing outing in Parliament as the BJP and Congress battle it out over the National Herald case, which has engulfed both Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

Govt proposes AAR to help traders obtain advance ruling on GST

To keep litigations under check, the government is proposing to set up an Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) for ascertaining the future tax liability with regard to GST.

Govt to push for passage of GST, real estate bills next week

Government will make a fresh bid to pass crucial bills on GST and real estate in the last week of the Winter session amid signs of some thaw with Congress on the key economic reform measure.

Forward movement on GST Bill?

Prospects of a forward movement on GST today seemed to appear in sight with the government giving some proposals to the Congress and expecting a response by Monday when Parliament meets again with just few working days left f

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Coca-Cola India says may have to shut factories if new sin tax passed

The Indian subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co said on Friday it may have to close some bottling plants if the government pushes through a proposal that would subject fizzy drinks to a 40 percent "sin" tax, as part of a broader fiscal

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Will higher rates under GST regime affect precious metals like gold, silver?

Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian has recommended a standard GST rate of 17-18% for all services, higher than the 14.5% tax on services applicable now. He also recommended a 2-6% tax on precious metals.

Gold prices at 28-month high, still a good bet, target raised to $1,500

Column: GST critical for Make-in-India

And the more the duty exemptions, the worse it gets for those producing here—that’s the real lesson

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Arun Jaitley pitches for early passage of GST Bill

The Constitution Amendment Bill to roll out Goods and Services Tax is stuck in the Rajya Sabha due to stiff opposition by the Congress party and might be delayed further because of the tough stance taken by the main oppositio

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