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President Mukherjee hopes govt will set up GST Council soon

Sep 10, 2016

President Mukherjee hopes govt will set up GST Council soon

Mukherjee said India has firmly established itself as the fastest growing large economy with a GDP growth rate of 7.3 percent in calendar year 2015. #Economy #GDP #Goods and Services Tax #PolicyWatch #service tax #VAT #excise duty #indirect taxes #GST Council
SC lifts diesel ban in Delhi-NCR but imposes 1% environment compensation

Aug 12, 2016

SC lifts diesel ban in Delhi-NCR but imposes 1% environment compensation

In July, the National Green Tribunal had banned diesel vehicles which have been registered more than 10 years ago in the National Capital Region. #Supreme Court #PolicyWatch #Pollution Control #Mercedes Benz #Delhi NCR #Diesel ban
GST Bill gets another push towards law as cabinet drops 1% additional tax

Jul 27, 2016

GST Bill gets another push towards law as cabinet drops 1% additional tax

The government plans to roll out GST by 1 April, 2017, and is working overtime to build consensus to get the Bill passed in the ongoing session. #Economy #Narendra Modi #Arun Jaitley #Amit Mitra #PolicyWatch #GST #Constitutional amendment bill #GST Council #manufacturing tax
Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Jul 14, 2016

Promotion row: SC raps Army for 'misinterpretation' of order

Earlier, the court had upheld the 2009 'command exit promotion' policy of the Indian Army and had asked the Centre to create 141 additional vacancies to the rank of Colonel to promote officers of 'Combat Support' streams. #Defence #Indian Army #PolicyWatch #defence ministry #Armed Forces Tribunal #Combat support #AV Singh Committee
Pay less for flight ticket cancellations from August as govt revises rules

Jul 13, 2016

Pay less for flight ticket cancellations from August as govt revises rules

At present, in cases of ticket purchases from travel agents, the arrangement for refund is left to the passenger and the travel agent. #Aviation #PolicyWatch #DGCA #Civil aviation #Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Maharashtra APMC traders call off strike but Fadnavis faces uphill task to scrap act

Jul 13, 2016

Maharashtra APMC traders call off strike but Fadnavis faces uphill task to scrap act

The traders were protesting the state government decision to remove vegetables and fruits from the scope of the APMC. #Narendra Modi #Sharad Pawar #Mumbai #PolicyWatch #Maharashtra #States #APMC #Devendra Fadnavis
Fliers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from Friday

Jun 30, 2016

Fliers to pay less for excess checked-in baggage from Friday

The reduced rates, announced by the government earlier this month, was initially scheduled to come into force from 15 June. #air india #Aviation #Delhi High Court #PolicyWatch #DGCA #checked-in baggage
Cabinet to deliberate model law allowing shops to open 365 days

Jun 28, 2016

Cabinet to deliberate model law allowing shops to open 365 days

The model law is aimed at generating addition employment as the shops and establishment will have freedom to operate for longer hours requiring more manpower. #PolicyWatch #Union Cabinet #Labour Ministry #Model Shops and Establishment Bill 2016
Delhi University to redraft guidelines for ad-hoc appointments

Jun 28, 2016

Delhi University to redraft guidelines for ad-hoc appointments

The varsity had sent a communication to all colleges and departments last week informing them about a centralised online application process for ad-hoc appointments. #Education #Delhi University #PolicyWatch #Delhi University Teachers Association #Ad-hoc appointments
Centre asks states to link Aadhaar with caste, domicile certificates

Jun 21, 2016

Centre asks states to link Aadhaar with caste, domicile certificates

The responsibility for issuance of residency and caste certificate is with the state governments and Union Territories. #Aadhaar #PolicyWatch #UIDAI #Scheduled Caste #Scheduled tribes