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Oct 04, 2017
Narendra Modi govt's crackdown on Muslim-run leather units hits jobs, dents exports by over 13%The drop in exports of shoes and leather garments comes as a setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has sought to create millions of jobs by more than doubling the leather industry’s revenues to $27 billion by 2020.
May 29, 2017
Mamata Banerjee calls Centre's new cattle sale regulation 'unconstitutional', vows to 'challenge it legally'West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday called Centre's new cattle sale regulation as "unconstitutional" and vowed to "challenge it legally"
May 28, 2017
Leather industry wants restrictions on cattle trade to be revoked, claim exports will decline by $3.5 billionLeather exporters threatened to take to the streets to protests against the Centre's ban on the sale of cattle from animal markets for slaughter saying that it would adversely affect leather sales
Jan 30, 2017
Delhi HC order on sandal vs chappal row is reminder of how bizarre our tax system isMany cases relating to indirect taxes (excise, customs and service tax) are over minor classification details – a strap on a footwear, buttons and zips on a dress, whether leftover pieces of steel used in something else is scrap or a steel sheet, whether a toothpaste with ayurvedic formulation is a medicated one or an ordinary one.
Jan 11, 2017
Govt may announce package for leather sector in budgetThe commerce and industry ministry has asked its finance counterpart to give financial assistance for the Indian Leather Development Programme (ILDP) and for setting up of mega leather clusters in the country, an official said.
Feb 08, 2016
Budget 2016: In Make in India push, govt plans tax sops for leather, gems and jewelleryArray
Feb 20, 2015
Budget 2015: Excise duty on leather shoes may be cut by half to 6%Finance Minister Arun Jaitley may consider reducing excise duty on leather shoes from 12 percent to 6 percent in the forthcoming Budget to give a boost to manufacturing.