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Nov 20, 2017
Shashi Tharoor slammed for indulging in 'callous, reckless' wordplay on new Miss World Manushi ChhillarCongress leader Shashi Tharoor's attempt to attack the Centre over demonetisation using the surname of new Miss World Manushi Chhillar has invited strong criticism from Haryana ministers
Nov 18, 2017
P Chidambaram questions Centre over Moody's ratings, says it had questioned methodology only months agoMocking at government's elation over sovereign rating upgrade by Moody's, P Chidambaram said only few months ago regime had flayed the rating methodology.
Nov 17, 2017
Madras HC relief for Chidambaram, family; grants interim stay on I-T notice over income from coffee estateMadras High Court granted interim stay on petitions filed by P Chidambaram and his family seeking to quash of a notice issued under the Income Tax Act
Nov 15, 2017
Finance ministry asks public sector banks to submit fund-raising roadmap in a monthThe proposed capital infusion will help enable public sector banks to get into their core activity of lending, which has seen muted growth in the past several months due to pressure of stressed assets.
Nov 14, 2017
Finance minister Arun Jaitley to visit Singapore, meet foreign investors, fund managersArun Jaitley will meet the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, to discuss bilateral issues
Nov 13, 2017
Revised GST rates: Plastics industry hails rejig of 28% slab; says lower taxes will benefit consumersPlastic industry in India is largely dominated by SME manufacturers.
Nov 12, 2017
GST rates appear arbitrary and illogical, State seems to be taking citizens for grantedThe Goods and Services Tax (GST) has 7 slabs: 0 percent, .25 percent, 3 percent, 5 percent, 12 percent, 18 percent and 28 percent. The rate at which things are taxed is decided by the GST Council, which has representation from the Union government and the states.
Nov 11, 2017
Knee-jerk GST overhaul a damning example of ad-hocism that continues to govern India's public policiesThere are two ways of looking at the major overhaul of rates that the GST Council announced on Friday.
Nov 11, 2017
GST Council cuts rate on 211 items: Great move but the big reform is still a hostage to political gamesAll our finance ministers fail to find time to discuss important, structural issues and fritter away time in tinkering with rates. This is not good for GST.
Nov 10, 2017
GST rate cut on 178 items applicable from 15 November; Narendra Modi hails council's recommendationsIn a massive Goods and Services Tax (GST) rejig on Friday, the Centre shifted 178 items from the top bracket of 28 percent to 18 percent, and introduced changes in GST returns filing to ease the burden of taxpayers.