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Unemployment, rising fuel prices among five major economic challenges in store for Narendra Modi in second term as PM
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Unemployment, rising fuel prices among five major economic challenges in store for Narendra Modi in second term as PM

In his first term, Modi was widely credited for trying to change a culture of crony capitalism through government and numerous reforms, including a nationwide goods and services tax (GST).

Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' falters as cheap imports, GST, demonetisation threaten sports goods industry in Jalandhar
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Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' falters as cheap imports, GST, demonetisation threaten sports goods industry in Jalandhar

One of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Jalandhar has for long been a Congress stronghold with Chaudhary Santokh Singh of Congress currently holding this seat.

Modi ‘undermined’ constitutional authority of GST Council by indicating further cuts in taxes, says Bengal minister Amit Mitra
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Modi ‘undermined’ constitutional authority of GST Council by indicating further cuts in taxes, says Bengal minister Amit Mitra

West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra on Thursday blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for undermining the constitutional authority of the GST Council by indicating further cuts in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) ahead of the Council’s scheduled meeting. The 31st GST Council meeting will be held on Saturday in New Delhi.

Government will celebrate 1 July as GST Day to mark first anniversary of new indirect tax regime
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Government will celebrate 1 July as GST Day to mark first anniversary of new indirect tax regime

Goods and Services Tax (GST) was rolled out in the intervening night of 30 June and 1 July, last year, in a ceremony held in the Central Hall of Parliament.

Government launches 'GST Rate Finder', an app on Android to find out GST rates
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Government launches 'GST Rate Finder', an app on Android to find out GST rates

The search can be made based on the description of goods or services, or HSN Code or heading number.

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Chidambaram's comments on GST, asks Congress to give constructive suggestions
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Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Chidambaram's comments on GST, asks Congress to give constructive suggestions

Reacting to the comment, Naidu said Chidambaram wanted "to dampen the positivity emerging out of the transition towards GST".

Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir temporarily boycott Assembly proceedings over curbs on media
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Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir temporarily boycott Assembly proceedings over curbs on media

The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly proceedings were temporarily disrupted on Tuesday when journalists boycotted proceedings of the House.

Ambiguity over new GST prices forces retailers to keep minimum stock: Report
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Ambiguity over new GST prices forces retailers to keep minimum stock: Report

Despite a smoother transition to the new pricing system, there has been a five to ten percent decrease in footfall.

GST launched: Tamil Nadu theatres to shut down from 3 July due to lack of clarity on tax amount
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GST launched: Tamil Nadu theatres to shut down from 3 July due to lack of clarity on tax amount

The government has announced 28% GST on film tickets priced above Rs 100 but the Tamil Nadu theatre owners are unclear on whether entertainment tax will be imposed on top of that.

Jammu and Kashmir govt willing to introduce GST but only with consensus, says Naeem Akthar
India

Jammu and Kashmir govt willing to introduce GST but only with consensus, says Naeem Akthar

Jammu and Kashmir government termed GST as a "good tax reform" but said it will not push for implementation till there is complete consensus on the issue.

Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt not to support GST in its present form
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Mamata Banerjee says West Bengal govt not to support GST in its present form

With the GST regime is set to kick in from 1 July, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said her government would not support the new tax system in its present form.

RSS trying for force vegetarianism; ban on cattle sale conspiracy to create 'Hindu rashtra': CPI
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RSS trying for force vegetarianism; ban on cattle sale conspiracy to create 'Hindu rashtra': CPI

The decision by the Central government was to "attack certain sections of society - Muslims and Dalits, whom the Sangh Parivar hates," CPI leader charged.

Telecom department keeping a close eye on the impact of 18 percent GST
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Telecom department keeping a close eye on the impact of 18 percent GST

The telecom department is closely watching the impact of the proposed 18 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the industry, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said here on Thursday.