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Post-GST, Exide eyes share in unorganised battery market (Lead)

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 10:15:30 PM IST
Battery maker Exide Industries Ltd is eyeing a larger share of the unorganised battery market after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a top company official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Post-GST, Exide eyes share in unorganised battery market

Kolkata |Thursday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Battery maker Exide Industries Ltd is eyeing a larger share of the unorganised battery market after implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a top company official said on Thursday.... read..
 

Marathwada Khadi Samiti demands to keep khadi products out of purview of GST

Nanded | Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 IST
The Marathwada Khadi Gramodyog Samiti (MKGS) today raised a demand to keep the khadi products out of the purview of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) so as to enable the common and poor people to buy the khadi clothes. In a letter to Prime Minister N... read..
 

GST-a real major incentive for making investments in SEZs: Commerce Ministry official

Kolkata/New Delhi | Wednesday, Jul 26 2017 IST
Though imposition of Minimum Alternative Tax (MAT) in 2011 slowed down growth of special economic zones (SEZs), but implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) provides wonderful opportunity for making investments in Indian SEZs, a top Commerce Ministry... read..
 

GST incentivises investments in SEZs: Official

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 has increased the investment attractiveness of Indian special economic zones (SEZs), while the government plans to expand these to smaller cities, a senior official said on Wednesday.... read..
 

GST reduces logistical costs; benefits transport sector

New Delhi [India] | July 26, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has highly benefitted the transport sector by removal of inter-state check posts, optimizing the warehouse structure and bringing down logistical costs.... read..
 

Jaitley releases case study on Birth of GST in India

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST
A Case Study on the birth of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India – "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..
 

Govt opens GST helpdesk in Parliament Library

New Delhi | Tuesday, Jul 25 2017 IST
The 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..
 

Arun Jaitley releases case study on GST

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 8:15:05 PM IST
Finance 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..
 

GST Council panel to select National Anti-profiteering Authority

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 7:45:05 PM IST
The 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..
 

GST mitigated cascading impact of taxes on civil aviation sector: Minister

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2017 10:45:05 PM IST
The 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..
 

GST won't impact growing Indian smartphone market: Report

London |Tuesday, 2017 12:15:05 PM IST
The 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..
 

Govt snubs ally Shiv Sena, says no evidence note ban, GST harmed common man

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
The 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..
 

GST will not usher into "One nation, one tax", push price rice, unemployment: Ajay Maken

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
Congress 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..
 

Sisodia flags off GST awareness vans

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 24 2017 IST
In 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..
 

These water parks in Thailand are amongst top ten in Asia

New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Three 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..
 

Swamy hits back at Chidambaram, says GST rollout was Parliamentary history

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Coming 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..
 

ITC gains 2 pct after hike on cigarettes prices amid GST

New Delhi [India] | July 24, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Shares 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..
 

40 percent of India's GDP outside GST: Chidambaram

Pune (Maharashtra) [India] | July 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Criticising 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..
 

Bertens wins 4th career title at Swiss Open Gstaad

Gstaad (Switzerland) |Sunday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
Dutch 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..
 

Pranab lauds GST, praises Sonia, Advani and PM Modi

New Delhi | Sunday, Jul 23 2017 IST
Someone 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..
 

Kolkata metro evaluates GST impact on East-West project

Kolkata |Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Kolkata 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..
 

TN: Protesters attempt to parcel sanitary napkins to PM, FM in protest over 12 percent GST

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India] | July 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A 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..
 

Govt Contractors protest against 18 pc GST

Kalaburagi | Saturday, Jul 22 2017 IST
Contractors 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..
 

Demonetisation, GST will reduce cash in system: Jaitley

New Delhi |Saturday, 2017 6:15:05 PM IST
Finance 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..
 

Police arrest one in Dhule gangster hacking case

Dhule (Maharashtra) |Saturday, 2017 9:15:05 PM IST
The 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..
 

Revenge killing: two arrested for gangster's murder 10 months ago

Pune | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST
Pune 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 marines kill 8 suspected gangsters in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY | Friday, Jul 21 2017 IST
At 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..
 

GST Council may review rates on textiles, hybrid cars: CBEC (Lead)

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 7:15:05 PM IST
Central 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..
 

Return on PMVVY scheme exempted from GST: Jaitley

New Delhi [India] | July 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Union 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..
 

Next GST Council meet may review rates on textiles, hybrid cars: CBEC

New Delhi |Friday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Central 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..
 
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