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One day before GST Bill bonhomie, Modi-Sonia thaw played out in Varanasi - Firstpost;

One day before GST Bill bonhomie, Modi-Sonia thaw played out in Varanasi - Firstpost

FirstpostOne day before GST Bill bonhomie, Modi-Sonia thaw played out in VaranasiFirstpostA day before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was to be introduced in the Rajya Sabha, Congress president Sonia Gandhi's presence in Varanasi had Prime Minister Narendra Modi deeply worried. × ...and more »

Most states back GST Council on rates - Times of India;

Most states back GST Council on rates - Times of India

Times of IndiaMost states back GST Council on ratesTimes of IndiaThe NDA-ruled states and others such as West Bengal and Odisha, which stand to gain from the implementation of the good and services tax, have backed the proposal to let the GST Council to have the final say on fixing rates. TOI reached out to state ...and more »

After Mega GST Reform, Tiny Goa May Lead The Way - NDTV

After Mega GST Reform, Tiny Goa May Lead The WayNDTVModi government is aiming to have GST approved by at least 15 states in the next 30 days. New Delhi: Nine BJP states, four states where the party shares power with allies and two avowals of support. The Modi government has done its math when says it is ...and more »

The curious case of GDP and GST - YourStory.com;

The curious case of GDP and GST - YourStory.com

YourStory.comThe curious case of GDP and GSTYourStory.comA Parliamentary panel which went into the long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, the biggest indirect reform that seeks to create a uniform tax structure for the entire country that was passed this week, had indicated that the delay would cost ...and more »

GST Bill Approval Adds Impetus To Indian Economy: Chinese Media - NDTV;

GST Bill Approval Adds Impetus To Indian Economy: Chinese Media - NDTV

NDTVGST Bill Approval Adds Impetus To Indian Economy: Chinese MediaNDTVBeijing: Describing the passage of the GST Bill in Parliament as a major boost to India's appeal to attract investments from multi-national and Chinese firms, China's official media today said it will add momentum to the Indian economy - one of the ...and more »

GST Bill passed, but there's need for further deliberation on draft Model Law - Firstpost;

GST Bill passed, but there's need for further deliberation on draft Model Law - Firstpost

FirstpostGST Bill passed, but there's need for further deliberation on draft Model LawFirstpostWith the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment Bill in Rajya Sabha earlier this week, the finance ministry is gearing up to implement the tax measure from the scheduled deadline of 1 April, 2017. × ...and more »

How GST Will Impact Startups in India - Trak.in (blog);

How GST Will Impact Startups in India - Trak.in (blog)

Trak.in (blog)How GST Will Impact Startups in IndiaTrak.in (blog)The long awaited constitutional amendment to Goods and Services Tax (GST) finally sees the light of the day. Given that the businesses in our country face several hurdles in dealing with 29 states, 7 union territories and of course the central ...and more »

States lobby for GST rate of over 20% to curb revenue loss - Times of India;

States lobby for GST rate of over 20% to curb revenue loss - Times of India

Times of IndiaStates lobby for GST rate of over 20% to curb revenue lossTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI/ THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Several states have suggested that the. BACKGROUND X. Centre had plan B if Congress wanted Rajya Sabha say in GST rate. Union finance minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference on the GST in New Delhi.and more »

As Government Chases Tough Target For GST, Action Moves To States - NDTV;

As Government Chases Tough Target For GST, Action Moves To States - NDTV

NDTVAs Government Chases Tough Target For GST, Action Moves To StatesNDTVThe Narendra Modi Government is getting states on board to approve the GST within 30 days. (File). New Delhi: Nine BJP states, four states where the party shares power with allies and two avowals of support. The Modi government has done its math when ...and more »

Here's how electronics and IT industry will benefit from GST - Gizmodo India;

Here's how electronics and IT industry will benefit from GST - Gizmodo India

Gizmodo IndiaHere's how electronics and IT industry will benefit from GSTGizmodo IndiaThe Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill has been finally released. While there are a lot of fine points in this bill that need to be understand, industries in India are particularly excited about this. Electronics and IT industry is excited to have ...and more »

India Launches Sweeping Economic Reforms: Foreign Media On GST - NDTV;

India Launches Sweeping Economic Reforms: Foreign Media On GST - NDTV

NDTVIndia Launches Sweeping Economic Reforms: Foreign Media On GSTNDTVFinance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the GST bill in Rajya Sabha, upper house of the parliament. (PTI). New Delhi: The term "united states" has always been most apt for describing India, a nation of unparalleled variety of peoples and climes, 23 ...and more »

How the GST takes the centre and states to tango - Economic Times (blog);

How the GST takes the centre and states to tango - Economic Times (blog)

Economic Times (blog)How the GST takes the centre and states to tangoEconomic Times (blog)The passage of the Constitutional Amendment Bill for GST charts a new course for fiscal federalism in India. It paves the way for India's largest-ever tax reform. GST will be a giant leap from the colonial legacy tax system to one more suited to the ...and more »

GST: Big bang Modi's forward march - Times of India (blog);

GST: Big bang Modi's forward march - Times of India (blog)

Times of India (blog)GST: Big bang Modi's forward marchTimes of India (blog)Just over three years ago when the BJP national executive met in Goa to appoint Narendra Modi as the campaign committee chief ahead of the 2014 elections, the media narrative and secular intelligentsia debate was focused on two things: former BJP ...and more »

Govt hopes 16 states will ratify GST Bill in 1 month - Times of India;

Govt hopes 16 states will ratify GST Bill in 1 month - Times of India

Times of IndiaGovt hopes 16 states will ratify GST Bill in 1 monthTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: A day after Rajya Sabha cleared the long-pending Constitution Amendment Bill, the government on Thursday said it was hoping that at least 16 states ratify the legislation over the next 30 days for rolling out goods and services tax (GST ...and more »

India Inc gears up to be GST-compliant in time - Times of India;

India Inc gears up to be GST-compliant in time - Times of India

Times of IndiaIndia Inc gears up to be GST-compliant in timeTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI/ MUMBAI: While Rajya Sabha was debating the amendment to the Constitution for rolling out Goods and Services Tax (GST), the top management of a large company was closeted with consultants from a global tax firm in south Mumbai, ...and more »

Leading brokerages give GST a thumbs up; say implementation by April 1, 2017 to be challenging - Economic Times;

Leading brokerages give GST a thumbs up; say implementation by April 1, 2017 to be challenging - Economic Times

Economic TimesLeading brokerages give GST a thumbs up; say implementation by April 1, 2017 to be challengingEconomic TimesLeading brokerages have hailed the passage of the GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday as a big win. However, many expressed concern that the implementation of the tax reform by April 1, 2017 would be a challenge, given the legislative and ...and more »

How the political battle on GST was won - Livemint;

How the political battle on GST was won - Livemint

LivemintHow the political battle on GST was wonLivemintAt the end of the budget session of Parliament in May, few were willing to bet that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would succeed in winning passage for the constitution amendment bill enabling roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST). At ...and more »

Govt firm on April 1 deadline for GST - Business Standard;

Govt firm on April 1 deadline for GST - Business Standard

Business StandardGovt firm on April 1 deadline for GSTBusiness StandardThe finance ministry on Thursday went all out to convince everybody that all efforts were being made to roll out the goods and services tax from April 1, 2017, and allayed fears that it would have an impact on inflation even if the rate was kept at 20 ...and more »

Govt may take Money Bill route for subsequent GST laws - Business Standard;

Govt may take Money Bill route for subsequent GST laws - Business Standard

Business StandardGovt may take Money Bill route for subsequent GST lawsBusiness StandardThe government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are confident of a smooth legislative journey for the goods and services tax (GST) over the next few months, both in state assemblies and Parliament. The two are now chalking out a campaign to take ...and more »

GST: Game changer - Livemint;

GST: Game changer - Livemint

LivemintGST: Game changerLivemintFollowing the passage of the 122nd constitution amendment bill by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, a look at the sectoral impact of the goods and services tax (GST). Click here for enlarge. Transport and logistics. GST offers a major business opportunity ...and more »