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GST Council resorts to voting for first time; fixes 28% uniform tax rate for state, private lottery
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GST Council resorts to voting for first time; fixes 28% uniform tax rate for state, private lottery

When the issue of levy of GST on lottery came up at the 38th meeting of the Council, the consensus remained elusive, which led to a vote being taken to decide on

INX Media case: Congress delegation denied permission to meet P Chidambaram at Tihar jail
Politics

INX Media case: Congress delegation denied permission to meet P Chidambaram at Tihar jail

A Congress party delegation on Friday went to Tihar Jail to meet P Chidambaram but it was not allowed to meet him as the allotted time was over.

Nirmala Sitharaman tables Economic Survey in Parliament: FY20 GDP growth rate seen at 7%, fiscal deficit at 5.8% in FY19
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Nirmala Sitharaman tables Economic Survey in Parliament: FY20 GDP growth rate seen at 7%, fiscal deficit at 5.8% in FY19

The economic survey has predicated 7 percent GDP growth in FY20 on stable macroeconomic conditions

Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSBs next week to review performance, credit growth, bad loan situation
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Arun Jaitley to meet heads of PSBs next week to review performance, credit growth, bad loan situation

Arun Jaitley's meeting will happen against the backdrop of the 'Alternative Mechanism' (AM) to merge three public sector banks Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank

Arun Jaitley meets Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, voices concern over financial deficit of North East
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Arun Jaitley meets Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma, voices concern over financial deficit of North East

Voicing concern over the financial deficit of the northeast, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has said that the Central government will extend full support to reverse the situation in the region, an official statement said on Sunday

India will retain position of fastest growing economy in coming decades like China did, says Arun Jaitley
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India will retain position of fastest growing economy in coming decades like China did, says Arun Jaitley

The world keep facing its challenges and (in) the last few years India has started leaving its footprints behind.

UP Investors Summit 2018: Ram Nath Kovind attends closing ceremony, says state has potential to be India's biggest economic power
India

UP Investors Summit 2018: Ram Nath Kovind attends closing ceremony, says state has potential to be India's biggest economic power

The two-day Investors Summit organized by the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government drew to a close on Thursday evening with the address of President Ram Nath Kovind, who said that the state had the potential to become the biggest economic power in the country

How can be religious and community service taxed, asks  Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee
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How can be religious and community service taxed, asks Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee is seeking exemption for itself from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying that it is carrying out the sewa for the overall welfare of people.

Mobile-friendly webpage of Ministry of Finance launched by Arun Jaitley
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Mobile-friendly webpage of Ministry of Finance launched by Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday launched a mobile-friendly common landing webpage of the Ministry of Finance (www.finmin.nic.in) to provide a single-point access to all websites of five departments under the ministry.

Delhi Commission for Women urges Jaitley to make sanitary napkins tax-free
Business

Delhi Commission for Women urges Jaitley to make sanitary napkins tax-free

Since menstruation is a natural phenomenon, hygiene and proper health during this period is a natural fundamental right of each female citizen of this country.

Punjab: Amarinder Singh govt seeks Rs 20,683 crore from Centre for wheat procurement
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Punjab: Amarinder Singh govt seeks Rs 20,683 crore from Centre for wheat procurement

The Punjab cabinet on Monday decided to take up on a priority basis the matter of settlement of legacy accounts regarding the pending cash credit limit (CCL) with the Centre, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and State Bank of India (SBI).

Union Budget 2017 indicates government's will to fight black money, corruption
Business

Union Budget 2017 indicates government's will to fight black money, corruption

Avoiding populist measures and focusing on investment activities that have a multiplier effect, the FM has tried to garner additional resources through higher tax compliance, rather than higher tax rates.

After demonetisation pain, will Arun Jaitley offer tax balm for common man?
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After demonetisation pain, will Arun Jaitley offer tax balm for common man?

To provide incentive to common man, there is an expectation that the basic exemption limit may be raised to Rs 3.75 lakh or Rs 4 lakh this year.

Need to re-capitalise World Bank to eliminate poverty by 2030, says Arun Jaitley
Business

Need to re-capitalise World Bank to eliminate poverty by 2030, says Arun Jaitley

The meeting focused on the 'Forward Look' exercise carried out by the World Bank and discussion on the Dynamic Formula of Shareholding of member countries in the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), a member institution of the Bank.

India protected from political, economic challenges world is facing, says Jaitley
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India protected from political, economic challenges world is facing, says Jaitley

He said there is an opportunity for the country to uplift the sections of society which are economically backward and illiterate.

Arun Jaitley on GST Bill:  Tax evasion, ease of doing business will be big gains
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Arun Jaitley on GST Bill: Tax evasion, ease of doing business will be big gains

The government had moved six official amendments, including scrapping of 1 per cent additional tax.

GST Bill: How Arun Jaitley 2.0 forged a consensus and scripted history
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GST Bill: How Arun Jaitley 2.0 forged a consensus and scripted history

The last few months has seen a fundamental shift in Jaitley's strategy after the Congress managed to successfully frustrate him in his initial efforts. From a combative approach, the finance minister has chosen a path of conciliation.