Saturday, 21 July, 2018

Topic: GST

A fuel nozzle hangs attached to an Airbus SAS A319 aircraft | Lewin/Bloomberg

Jet fuel and natural gas to be among the first petroleum products to come under GST

GST on jet fuel will ease the task of payment for airlines but may not necessarily pave way for monetary gains.
File photo of Narendra Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Rahul Gandhi and LK Advani at Parliament House on December 13, 2017 in New Delhi | Getty Images

Only reason why Narendra Modi will return in 2019 is Rahul Gandhi

The Congress president is not even trying to win the next Lok Sabha elections.
Latest news of GST in India | ThePrint.in

One year since it rolled out, GST remains a potent political tool to beat Modi govt with

A good tax system like GST, if badly implemented, can lead to high inflation and price rise, resulting in a political setback.
SBI

Why India needs to fix GST, publish GDP back-series before trying quick fixes for banks

All kinds of patchwork solutions are in the works for reviving comatose state-run lenders that account for 70 per cent of India's banking sector.
Latest news on GST day | ThePrint.in

GST is paying off, but budget hole fears stay

Monthly receipts have picked up after GST's chaotic rollout, but are still not strong enough to meet annual tax target.
Latest news on Burari | ThePrint.in

11 of family dead in Burari, 48 die in Uttarakhand bus crash, and 5 lynched in Maharashtra

Front Page There’s definitely something fishy about the death of 11 family members in Burari, Delhi, Sunday, with 10 of them found hanging and one ly...
Latest news on GST day | ThePrint.in

On first anniversary of GST, BJP lauds tax regime as Congress cites job losses

Finance minister Arun Jaitley makes first public appearance since kidney surgery to address press meet on tax regime via video link.
Economy

Simplify GST to maintain high growth, IMF tells India

Also urges a clean-up of banks' balance sheets as it projects growth at 7.8% for FY 19-20.
GST

As GST turns one, there’s good news and still some bad news

Ahead of GST’s anniversary, policymakers say tax collections have risen in the past year and that teething issues have been addressed.
A worker refuels a scooter | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Oil price cut depends on Modi govt’s ability to convince BJP-ruled states: Rajiv Kumar

The NITI Aayog vice chairman says the government must speak to BJP chief ministers as his organisation has no more leverage with the states for a cut in oil