New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 ISTA Case Study on the birth of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India â€“ "The GST Saga: A Story of Extraordinary National Ambition" was released here today by the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley in his office in North Block in the national capital... read..
New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 ISTThe Government has set up a helpdesk in Parliament Library to answer MPs' queries related to the Goods ans Services Tax. This information was given by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to the BJP MPs in the party's Parliamentary meeting today. The... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM ISTFinance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday released a case study on the birth of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India -- "The GST Saga: A Story of Extraordinary National Ambition".... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM ISTThe GST Council has formed a selection committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to identify and recommend eligible persons for appointment as the chairman and members of the National Anti-profiteering Authority.... read..
London |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM ISTThe overall smartphone demand in India will hit 234 million units in 2017, an increase of 11 per cent year-on-year (YoY) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would have no impact on smartphone demand in the country, global market research firm GfK said on... read..
New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:05 PM ISTThe government on Tuesday said GST (Goods and Services Tax) has mitigated "ill-effects of cascading taxes on prices across all sectors including civil aviation".... read..
New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 ISTThe Government today strongly rejected its ally Shiv Sena's statement that the people had been devastated by demonetisation and the GST and they were on the road, saying that there was no basis for reaching to this conclusion. Replying to an observation ... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTShares of ITC gained 2.4 percent in the morning trade on Monday as the cigarette major hiked select product prices following Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council hiked cess to pre-GST level.... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTComing down heavily on senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's statement that the new tax regime introduced by the Centre is the 'Indian indirect tax and not really the Goods and Services Tax (GST)', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday stated that ... read..
New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 ISTIn a bid to help traders with issues related to the Goods and Services Tax, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today flagged off GST awareness vans in this regard. Mr Sisodia, who also holds the Finance portfolio, flagged off six vans here at the... read..
New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 ISTCongress today flayed the Centre for implementing a "faulty and distorted GST" saying that this indirect tax regime which the BJP calls "One nation one tax" will actually make the basic things expensive and raise taxes on commodities which were not earli... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTThree of Thailand's fun-filled water parks have been listed as among the Top 10 in Asia by a renowned travel website TripAdvisor in their 2017 travellers' choice awards.... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | July 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTCriticising the Centre's formulation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), former finance minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram pointed out that many products have been kept out of the new tax regime.... read..
New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 23 2017 ISTSomeone known for his moody display of emotion and anger, the outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee today however - was in praise all mood vis-a-vis a galaxy of leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior leaders like Sonia Gandhi and LK Adva... read..
Gstaad (Switzerland) |Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM ISTDutch tennis player Kiki Bertens beat Estonia's Anett Kontaveit in the women's Swiss Open Gstaad final on Sunday to claim her fourth career title.... read..
Kalaburagi | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 ISTContractors involved in implementing government projects have opposed Goods and Service Tax (GST) on the works. Addressing a press conference here today, Kalaburagi District Contractors' Association President Jaganath G Shegaji said that the 18 ... read..
Dhule (Maharashtra) |Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM ISTThe police on Saturday made the first arrest in connection with the brutal hacking of a notorious criminal Rafiuddin Shaikh alias Guddya in Dhule, an official said here.... read..
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTA new form of protest was witnessed in Coimbatore, when members of the Revolutionary Youth Front attempted to parcel sanitary napkins to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a sign of agitation against the levying of 12 ... read..
Kolkata |Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM ISTKolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) is evaluating the possible impact of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the estimated cost of its East-West project in the city, a top company official said on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM ISTFinance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that generation of cash will become difficult as a result of demonetisation coupled with the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM ISTCentral Board of Excise and Customs Chairperson Vanaja Sarna on Friday said the next Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet, scheduled on August 5, is likely to review the tax rates on textiles and hybrid cars.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM ISTCentral Board of Excise and Customs Chairperson Vanaja Sarna on Friday said the next Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet, scheduled on August 5, is likely to review the tax rates on textiles and hybrid cars.... read..
Pune | Friday, Jul 21 2017 ISTPune police arrested two persons who had murdered a gangster 10 months ago in an act of revenge killing. According to police, Dinesh Maruti Dhawade (27) and Manoj Chandrakant Shirke alias Pappya (27), both residents of Bopkhel area, were arrested from Ali... read..
MEXICO CITY | Friday, Jul 21 2017 ISTAt least eight suspected gang members died in a gun battle with Mexican marines in Mexico City, which has largely been spared the worst of the country's drug violence. Mexico's Navy said in statement that a patrol of marines in Tlahuac, in the southeaste... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTUnion Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that rate of return being provided to senior citizens under the Life Insurance Corporation of India's (LIC) new scheme will be exempted under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, and will be free ... read..
New Delhi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTMembers of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha today raised the issue of negative impact of GST on many sections of the society. In a submission during Zero Hour, Mr Anand Bhaskar Rapolu of the Congress said that the implementation of the GST had severely... read..
Bengaluru / New Delhi [India] | July 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTAfter Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre alleging that it was not willing to discuss farmers' issues in Parliament and that its decision to implement the GST was taken in haste, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the Congress vice-president... read..
San Francisco |Thursday, 2017 12:15:04 PM ISTAiming to connect with young audiences who consume data on-the-go, Snapchat has launched headline news show "Stay Tuned" that will be broadcast twice a day.... read..
Ranchi | Thursday, Jul 20 2017 ISTJharkhand Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma today directed the officials of the commercial taxes department to ensure that maximum businessmen were registered with the GST. Reviewing the progress in implementation of GST in the state she said in all d... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 8:45:05 PM ISTThough the complete revenue flows from the GST cannot be guaged before October when the new indirect tax regime completes its first quarter, the revenue collection from imports under the Goods and Services Tax has seen an 11 per cent month-on-month increa... read..
Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTThe Goods and Service Tax (GST) registration of all government departments in Haryana will start from July 25. The Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) of all departments have been directed to get themselves registered under the GST, said Chief Secre... read..
Mumbai | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTIn its mission to help organize the unorganized logistics sector, Fortigo Network (4TiGO), a logistics start-up backed by Nandan Nilekani and Accel Partners, today announced its GST Enablement solutions for transporters and fleet owners. The firm a... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:05 PM ISTThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the draft bill to replace two ordinances to bring Jammu and Kashmir at the same level as other states for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax, sources said.... read..
Panaji |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:06 PM ISTGoa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, cornered by the Opposition in the assembly over a controversial order, on Wednesday cited the example of the GST to illustrate how legislations sometimes are not perfect in the immediate sense.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTLauding Goods and Services Tax (GST) which has been implemented from July 1, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the transport of goods across the country was going on "unhindered" now. "There is no longer a tax on tax and the transpo... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 3:15:05 PM ISTThe rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has not been glitch-free and has thrown up issues on various fronts, including entertainment tax, textile and MSME sectors, CBEC Chairperson Vanaja Sarna said on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTAmid reports of cigarette prices surging post the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairman Vanaja N. Sarna said only a rectification of an imbalance was made, and thus it will have no impact on the p... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 9:45:06 PM ISTImposition of 18 per cent rate on pesticides under the Goods and Service Tax (GST) system has become a cause of worry not only for farmers but crop protection product manufacturers as well.... read..
New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTThe Cabinet today cleared the Bill to replace the Ordinance for the promulgation of the Central Goods and Services Tax in Jammu and Kashmir, while also approving the promulgation ex-post facto. The Ordinance had been promulgated on July 8. The Cen... read..
Chandigarh | Wednesday, Jul 19 2017 ISTPunjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh will meet Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Thursday to pursue the issue of GST waiver on langar and prasad, as well as settlement of Rs 31000 crore CCL related debt to ease the cash-crunched st... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTThe Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday rendered its ex-post facto approval for the promulgation of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Ordinance, 2017 and replacement of the Ordinance by t... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM ISTExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday briefed the BJP parliamentary party on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US and Israel while Finance Minister Arun Jaitley briefed them on the GST and said that prices of goods have come down ... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 2:15:05 PM ISTThe rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has not been glitch-free and has thrown up issues on various fronts, including the entertainment tax, textile and MSME sectors, CBEC Chairperson Vanaja Sarna said on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi [India] | July 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM ISTHighlighting the smooth functioning of the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), Chairman Navin Kumar has revealed that over 70 lakh taxpayers have successfully activated their GST accounts.... read..