Demonetisation anniversary: Congress slams Centre's 'Tughlaqi blunder', govt hails 'milestone' in fight against corruption
The Congress on Friday launched a multi-pronged attack on the Narendra Modi government on the third anniversary of its demonetisation move even as voices from within the government lauded the prime minister for waging a war against 'black money'
Demonetisation anniversary: Rs 2,000 notes being hoarded, says former economic affairs secretary SC Garg
On the third anniversary of demonetisation, former economic affairs secretary SC Garg said the Rs 2,000 note, which the Modi government brought replacing older 500 and 1,000 notes, were being hoarded and should be demonetised
Demonetisation three years on: Were objectives of Narendra Modi's big economic move achieved? Jury is still out
Digital payments that surged during the heady days of demonetisation have proved to be a flash in the pan given the resurgence of cash once they became available in ample quantities.
Central bank’s MSME loan recast to help lower lenders' credit cost; move to improve fund flow to sector: Report
The report, however, said the restructuring scheme may encourage some MSME borrowers, who are otherwise operating satisfactorily, to opt for the scheme and thus impair the credit discipline.
Dhiraj Nayyar’s new book shows Narendra Modi's understanding of markets is in no way inferior to that of his critics
Unlike his peers in academia or financial journalism who run down the Modi government’s demonetisation drive and GST roll out, Nayyar categorises these moves as “radical reforms” intended to benefit the economy in long run
The Q1 GDP data was slightly better than our expectations helped by stronger growth in agriculture and manufacturing.
This is the sixth notice issued by Directorate General of Safeguards (DGS), the investigative arm of the finance ministry, to entities for not reducing prices post Goods and Services Tax implementation from 1 July.
State level taxes replaced by the pan-India GST include state cesses and surcharges, luxury tax, state VAT, purchase tax, central sales tax, taxes on advertisements, entertainment tax, various forms of entry tax, and taxes on lotteries and betting.
Foreign trade policy review: India should address problems of competitiveness urgently, set an export target
A review of foreign trade policy without setting an export target is a bit like a finance minister working on a budget without targeting a short-term or long-term GDP growth rate.
Foreign trade policy review, to be unveiled later on Tuesday, may accord special priority to improving logistics for trade to help bring down the costs
Front-loading of expenditure, where government has exhausted 96 percent of the deficit by August, and also a slowdown in growth which led it to even mull a stimulus, had put question marks over whether it government will be able to meet the fiscal deficit target or not
Economic activity is expected to accelerate in the second half of the fiscal year with the waning impact of demonetisation shock in late 2016 and GST rollout in July
Durga Puja organisers and idol makers here say they are feeling the pinch of the GST as advertising revenues are falling and margins are tepid
The services sector had slipped into contraction in July as confusion caused by the GST rollout triggered a dip in new business orders
As far as the GST collection figure is concerned, it will take a few more months before one gets a clearer pattern.
The GST rates on textile job works like stitching and embroidery, and tractor parts were cut on Saturday, while e-way bill provisions relating to online pre-registration of goods before transportation were relaxed.
Inflation may rise in the near term on account of pay commission payouts and price adjustments post GST rollout, RBI said
Narendra Modi's Mann ki baat address: PM calls GST an 'unprecedented feat', asks citizens to 'Quit Communalism'
Calling the Goods and Services Tax (GST) a unprecedented feat in India's economic history, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his 34th Mann ki baat address on Sunday said that the implementation of the new indirect tax system has brought positive changes in the economy.
Following the rollout of GST, the number of registrants originally paying taxes like VAT, Excise and Service Tax, which was around Rs 80 lakh, has been growing said Jaitley
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being on a "centralisation spree" as he criticised demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST).