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Amit Shah to meet leaders of backward classes to strengthen BJP during three-day Tamil Nadu visit
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Amit Shah to meet leaders of backward classes to strengthen BJP during three-day Tamil Nadu visit

BJP president Amit Shah is likely to meet leaders representing backward and most backward classes as part of efforts to strengthen the party in Tamil Nadu during his three-day visit to the state from 22 August.

Proposed NCSEBC is a toothless body for backward classes, designed to help Centre reap political benefits
Politics

Proposed NCSEBC is a toothless body for backward classes, designed to help Centre reap political benefits

If the Centre manages to pass NCSEBC through Parliament, it will kill many politically inconvenient birds with one stone. Mutinees over reservations, which hurt BJP's prospects in crucial states, may become a thing of past

Bill for reserving SC, ST and OBC promotion in govt jobs to be tabled in July
India

Bill for reserving SC, ST and OBC promotion in govt jobs to be tabled in July

A bill for reserving promotions for SCs, STs and OBCs in government jobs will be tabled in the next session of Parliament in July, Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Wednesday.

Modi-Sonia warmth, GST bonhomie are all fine but it's wartime in Gujarat, UP
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Modi-Sonia warmth, GST bonhomie are all fine but it's wartime in Gujarat, UP

The smooth passage of the Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST might have surprised many doubting Thomases.

Why some economists think GST is over-hyped: It won't help you or me
Politics

Why some economists think GST is over-hyped: It won't help you or me

A common tax rate will imply that all basic and essential goods prices will rise, and even if some final goods prices fall, the rate of inflation will go up, they say

GST Bill: Good job Cabinet, it's only a matter of time now
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GST Bill: Good job Cabinet, it's only a matter of time now

With the Centre accepting the changes, the NDA government has indeed made a giant step forward to bring on board all the state governments

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

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.

GST Bill: Centre, states make headway, agree in principle to cut tax rate
Economy

GST Bill: Centre, states make headway, agree in principle to cut tax rate

GST would subsume all indirect taxes like excise, sales and service levies. In the new regime, there will be one Central GST or C-GST and State GST or S-GST.

GST hope: Regional satraps come in handy for Modi govt to checkmate Congress
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GST hope: Regional satraps come in handy for Modi govt to checkmate Congress

Behind that exultation the BJP has preferred to maintain caution until the GST Bill actually clears its parliamentary hurdle.

PM Modi hopes to roll out GST in 2016
Business

PM Modi hopes to roll out GST in 2016

Modi said the government has taken decisive steps to remove long pending concerns of investors.

Assam included in India-Bangladesh land swap agreement: All you need to know about the deal
India

Assam included in India-Bangladesh land swap agreement: All you need to know about the deal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement to finally operationalise the contentious Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh and a Parliamentary standing committee's endorsement may just bring to close a land deal that has been over 40 years in the offing.

Here's what's wrong with the GST Council proposed by the new bill
Economy

Here's what's wrong with the GST Council proposed by the new bill

The meetings of the GST Council can proceed with a quorum of 50 percent and decisions will be taken with a at least three-fourth weighted majority voting for a resolution.

GST Bill passed in Lok Sabha but Jaitley needs to offer states more lollipops to sign up
Economy

GST Bill passed in Lok Sabha but Jaitley needs to offer states more lollipops to sign up

Arun Jaitley has offered compensation for central sales tax cuts in the past to get states to agree to a comprehensive GST. But states will have to be given more lollies to sign up

Govt slams opposition for flip-flop on Constituional Amendment Bill
India

Govt slams opposition for flip-flop on Constituional Amendment Bill

The government today accused the opposition, particularly BJP, of changing its stand which led to stalling of the passage of a key bill aimed at overturning a Supreme Court order on immediate disqualification of convicted lawmakers.

Judges' Appointment: Bill to scrap collegium system to come up in Rajya Sabha
India

Judges' Appointment: Bill to scrap collegium system to come up in Rajya Sabha

A bill to scrap the collegium system of appointing judges to the Supreme Court and High Courts is likely to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow.