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Single rate GST is anti-poor and only for the wealthy: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, August 2, hit out at Opposition parties demanding a single rate for the Goods and Services Tax saying...

GST win-win deal for all: Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on July 19 described the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a “win-win” deal for all as it...

RBI has cut staff holidays to count demonetized notes: Urjit Patel

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank has cut staff holidays to complete counting of currency notes which returned to the system post demonetization and has...

Railways to offer options on senior citizen fare concession

New Delhi: Now senior citizens will have the option to avail either the full concession provided to them on rail tickets or half of...

Main aim of GST is to simplify taxation process: Venkaiah Naidu

Amaravati: Increasing national wealth by curbing black money and tax evasion, and distributing the economic benefits to all is the main objective of GST,...

Jaitley asks political parties to revisit decision to boycott GST launch

Mumbai: With just one day remaining for the country’s greatest indirect tax reform, the Goods and Services tax (GST) to roll out, Finance Minister...

Jaitley turns down demands for deferring GST rollout

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on June 28 rejected demands for deferring the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout saying the Constitution does...

Govt. on GST awareness overdrive, ads galore across media

New Delhi: Ahead of the mega event to roll out the GST on the midnight of June 30, the Centre and state governments are...

‘War room’ set up to deal with GST crises

New Delhi: Equipped with multiple phone lines and computer systems and manned by tech-savvy youngsters, a "mini war room" has been set up in...

Financial year likely to be changed from 2018; Budget in Nov.

New Delhi: Come 2018 and the financial year in India could commence from January instead of April as the Center appears set to make...