Tag Archives: Arun Jaitley
No Sympathy Toward Cow Vigilantes, Says Arun Jaitley
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government will show no sympathy to those lynching people in the name of cow protection. "Nobody has the right to take law in his hands. And if somebody does, he should be condemned, arrested, and prosecuted. The government's stand is very ..
The Unsung Heroes Who Made GST A Reality
India ushered in a new economic reality with a 60-minute star-studded midnight gala at the imposing Central Hall of Parliament, thus becoming only the seventh country in the world to have a nationwide Goods and Services Tax (GST). But away from the media glare and relentless public commentary, th..
Will Congress Attend The Special Midnight Meeting On GST?
The Congress today decided to keep away from the special midnight June 30 meeting convened by the government on GST implementation. Party's senior spokesperson Satyavrat Chaturvedi said "the Congress will not attend the special GST meeting on GST implementation." The decision came after Congr..
Government To Rehearse GST Launch Tomorrow In Parliament
A mega rehearsal has been planned tomorrow in the Central Hall of Parliament ahead of the historic GST launch on the midnight of June 30. The rehearsal, scheduled to be held at 10 PM, may be supervised by either Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, his deputies Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and S S..
GST To Be Launched On June 30 Midnight In Parliament
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be launched on the midnight of June 30 at the Central Hall of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Tuesday. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh..
GST To Rollout On July 1, Return Deadline Relaxed By 2 Months
The GST Council on Sunday unanimously agreed on a July 1 rollout of the Goods and Services Tax regime despite some pending issues, while relaxing the return filing deadline for the first two months, and approved the rules on anti-profiteering to protect consumers. While Union Finance Minister Aru..
GST Rates, Rains To Chart Equity Market Movements
Further clarity on GST sub-rates and rules, along with developments regarding the monsoon's progress and global cues are expected to influence investors' sentiments in the equity segment during the week commencing June 19, market observers have opined. According to analysts, the outcome of the GS..
Killing Of Kashmiri Policemen A Cowardly Act: Jaitley
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday offered condolences to the families of six policemen killed by militants near Achabal in south Kashmir on Friday, terming the attack as a "cowardice act". "Killing of six policemen by terrorists in #Achabal is a cowardice act. My condolences to the bereav..
GST Rates Revised For 7-8 Items: Sources
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council at its 16th meeting here on Sunday has revised the rates of 7-8 items from the fitments originally made in the four-slab indirect tax structure, official sources said. The council's final meeting continued during the day ahead of the rollout of the new tax..
GST Reduced For 66 Items, Movie Tickets Over Rs 100 At 28%
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council at its 16th meeting here on Sunday revised the rates of 66 items out of the 133 for which representations had been received seeking change from the fitments originally made in the four-slab indirect tax structure, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. ..