GST biggest ever tax reform in country: Venkaiah Naidu

Hyderabad | Tuesday, Jan 23 2018 IST

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said that with the introduction of GST, the biggest ever tax reform taken since Independence, India was finally 'one-country, one-market'. Inaugurating a

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Create own leadership, Yunus tells youngsters

Kolkata |Monday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST

The young generation should create its own leadership and encourage the natural instincts to build a new world, Nobel laureate and economist Muhammad Yunus said here on Monday.

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Govt committed to improve 'Ease of Living', flays Opp over GST: PM Modi

New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government's focus was to improve the yardstick of 'Ease of Living' for common people and lashed out at the Opposition for slamming Goods and Services T

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Equities at new highs on upbeat Q3 results, GST rate-cut (Market Review)

Mumbai |Saturday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST

Upbeat quarterly corporate earnings along with influx of foreign funds and major decisions undertaken by the government during the week catapulted the key Indian equity indices -- the Sensex and the N

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Assam announces tax reimbursement schemes under GST regime

Guwahati |Friday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said the state government has decided to increase the limit of tax exemption for medium and large industrial units from 100 per cent to 150 per cen

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Choose politics as career option, says Tawde to youngsters

Pune | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde on Friday exhorted the youngsters to join the Indian politics saying it is a good career option just like the Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police

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Gangster surrenders before Gardhiwala police

Hoshiarpur | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The district police arrested gangster Manjit Singh alias Bobby of Rana after he surrendered before the police at Gardhiwala, 28 km from here on Friday. The gangster is being produced in a court for g

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GST rate cut, upbeat Q3 results propel Nifty50 to 10,900-mark (Roundup)

Mumbai |Friday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

Extending gains for the third consecutive session, the key Indian equity indices on Friday zoomed to new highs, with the NSE Nifty50 crossing the psychologically important 10,900-mark for the first ti

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Offence of ATM skimming registered against Delhi gangsters

Panaji | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The Calangute Police in North Goa has registered offence of ATM skimming against Delhi gangsters who were arrested on Wednesday last. According to Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi, in-charge of Calan

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BJP hails PM, FM for reduction in GST rates on key products

New Delhi | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

The ruling BJP on Friday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the reduction in GST rates on a number of products, saying the new tax regime would empower the cou

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GST Council slashes rates on 29 items to zero per cent

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant.

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Odisha BJP asks Naveen to raise petrol diesel issue in GST council

Bhubaneswar | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Odisha BJP today urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take a lead role in demanding price of petrol and diesel be covered under the GST instead of asking party men to resort to agitation

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