A lot of research has gone into the 17-19 per cent standard GST rate recommendation proposed by the CEA Arvind Subramanian Panel, which has considered all the aspects.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday visited the city's Posta area where an under-construction flyover collapse killed 24 people and later met the injured in a hospital
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday congratulated Maithripala Sirisena for his "historic" victory in the Sri Lankan presidential polls.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked her party's faction-ridden Tamil Nadu unit to shun groupism and strive for strengthening the organisation at the grassroots level.
The assembly polls seem to lack a strong wind, though anti-incumbency is strong in both Haryana and Maharashtra. But in four- and five-party races, wins and losses may be decided by a a thousand or two thousand votes in many seats
Vishwas had filed an application with police seeking registration of an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and some Congress workers in connection with an alleged threat by a party man.
"Jaswant issue is only symbolic of Modi's auto destruct effect on BJP as also its fragmentation and long term disintegration," party spokesman Abhishek Singhvi said.
Terming AAP as the B-team of Congress, Gujarat BJP today said its leader Arvind Kejriwal was repeating allegations made earlier by the main opposition party in the state.
Tawari, a middle-aged man from Rajasthan's Shekhawati region, likes to call himself an election analyst.
By having a last-minute attack of conscience, Rahul Gandhi has done no one any favour. Including himself.
"Mr Modi after (former England cricket captain) Douglas Jardine...Mr Modi is a practioner of bodyline and you know what Bill Woodfull said when bodyline was taking place, he said there are two teams out there and one of them is not playing cricket.
"I have not done anything wrong and never will. I welcome a CBI probe," Bansal said while speaking to the media in Chandigarh.
On Gandhi's speech at the CII where he spoke about theneed to bring the poor and the marginalised into the political processes, Congress spokesman P C Chacko said people heard today what they have been trying to listen to for long.