GST compensation: States say Centre staring at sovereign default; GST Council sees first-ever voting
In a development with far-reaching implications, non-BJP ruled states on Wednesday said the union government may be headed for a sovereign default as it has refused to assure them of paying on time the GST dues guaranteed to them through a Constitutional amendment
Punjab budget for 2019-2020 includes no new taxes; proposes hike of 9-36% in funds for agriculture, health and education sectors
Badal further informed Punjab Assembly that as against the allowed net borrowing limit of Rs 17,335 crore for financial year 2019-20, the debt servicing is a whopping Rs 30,309 crore.
GST, which brought a one-tax regime in the country, was rolled out last year.
The finance ministers of five states and officials of UT Chandigarh held a meeting Chandigarh to deliberate on fixing a uniform rate of taxes on petrol and diesel
Panjab University dedicates shooting range to Kargil war hero; names it 'Capt Vikram Batra, PVC Shooting Range'
Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal unveiled the plaque of Captain Batra at the shooting range in the university, an official release said.
State finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal and local bodies minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday attacked the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for repeatedly creating ruckus in the state Assembly and not allowing the House to function smoothly.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, unhappy with rebel BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, said on Thursday that the people of Punjab will teach the former cricketer a lesson
Manpreet Singh Badal (53), the former finance minister in the Parkash Singh Badal’s cabinet in Punjab, has recently been in the news for joining the Congress, following a merger with his own People’s Party of Punjab (PPP)
The Congress on Friday virtually projected Capt Amarinder Singh as its chief ministerial candidate the assembly elections to be held in Punjab in the next year.
Bathinda is engrossed in a high voltage electoral drama where the Badal family is fighting a war for political legacy, making it primarily a Badal versus Badal contest.
The Badals of the Akali Dal will have to fight history, their own cousin, and the law of anti-incumbency to retain power this time. Seems unlikely.