Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

GST Bill


Bickering over demonetisation may derail GST rollout

December 12, 2016 4:52 pm

The government was hoping to finalise the draft laws before presenting it to the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.

GST Council reaches consensus on compensation; base year to be 2015-16

October 18, 2016 8:03 pm

Jaitley said that five option on GST rate structure were presented to the GST Council.

Lower GST will improve compliance, allay inflation fears: CEA

September 08, 2016 5:57 pm

Under the new indirect tax regime of goods and services tax, rates will be set by the GST Council which will be headed by Union Finance Minister and have state finance ministers as members.

President Pranab Mukherjee approves GST Bill

September 08, 2016 4:57 pm

The central government had sent the GST bill to the President after 16 states had ratified the legislation.

GST Bill likely next week as government gets off to good start in Monsoon Session

July 21, 2016 10:52 am

GST Bill: If all goes well for rest of the Monsoon Session, the Bill may come up in the Rajya Sabha next week.

Hopeful legislative activity can proceed much more in Rajya Sabha: Arun Jaitley

June 13, 2016 8:46 pm

Jaitley parried questions over RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose continuation has been strongly opposed by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, and said "We do not discuss these matters through media."

Modi government @2: Reassess the report card

June 06, 2016 12:00 am

They ignore the extremely high risk of an attempt at privatisation being effectively stillborn, unacceptable to state governments.

Government open to removal of 1% inter-state levy under GST: Arun Jaitley

May 17, 2016 2:06 am

jaitley said it may be difficult to get peak growth rate in the backdrop of global tailwinds such as slower global growth.

Will go for voting on GST bill if Congress doesn't come onboard, says Arun Jaitley

May 14, 2016 8:56 pm

Finance minster Arun Jaitley said the bill will be put to vote in next Parliament session even if Congress continues to oppose it, the AIR said in a release.

Congress’ proposals on GST difficult to accept, says Arun Jaitley

April 08, 2016 2:01 am

Congress has suggested that the government should specify the GST rate in the draft constitutional amendment and not leave it outside the legislation.