FM Arun Jaitley introduces GST Bill in Lok Sabha

27-03-2017

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday tabled the four legislations for implementation of the goods and services tax in the Lok Sabha.The Union Cabinet has already cleared the four supplementary GST legislations -- CGST, IGST, UTGST and Compensation Law -- for introduction and passage in the ongoing session of Parliament. Besides, the Cabinet has approved amendments in the Customs and Excise Act relating to abolition of cesses and surcharges on various goods and services to facilitate the rollout. These will also be taken up in Parliament in due course. The government proposes to launch GST from July 1. Last week Jaitley had emphasised the urgency to pass the GST

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7th Pay Commission: Committee on Allowances submits report, keeps HRA at 30 per cent
March 23, 2017

The Committee on Allowances, headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, has submitted its report on higher allowances, under the 7th Pay Commission recommendations, to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.  New Delhi, Mar 23: The Committee on Allowances, headed by Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, has submitted its report on higher allowances,

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BSNL takes on Reliance Jio and Airtel, new plan to offer 2GB data per day
March 22, 2017

After Airtel, Jio and other major telecom operators are releasing attractive 4G data packs one after the other, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)on Tuesday launched a plan that will give 2GB data per day at just Rs 339 a month. "To compete with Jio and other private players, we have introduced the cheapest plan with a rental value

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LIVE Delhi Budget 2017: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia reaches Delhi Assembly with finance bill
March 8, 2017

The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government is to present its third budget since coming to power in 2015 on March 8, 2017. He said his government delivered on the promises he made two years ago while campaigning for the Delhi Assembly polls. (PTI) The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government is to present its third budget since coming to power in 2015

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Alleged Terrorist On Lucknow Outskirts Refuses To Surrender
March 7, 2017

The shootout is taking place on the outskirts of Lucknow. (Deferred visuals) LUCKNOW:  HIGHLIGHTS Major anti-terror operation in Lucknow Terror suspect hiding in house on city's outskirts Possible links to train blast in Madhya Pradesh: sources For more than two hours, the Anti-Terror Squad in Lucknow has

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Blast In Bhopal-Ujjain Passenger Train In Madhya Pradesh, At Least 4 Injured
March 7, 2017

Bhopal-Ujjain Train Blast occured between 9.30 am and 10 am near Jabdi railway station. SHAJAPUR:  A blast in the 59320 Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train near Jabdi railway station in Madhya Pradesh today has left at least four people severely injured, according to a railway official. The blast occurred in a general coach of the train between

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Reliance Jio Sweetens Offer For Prime Members, Adds Extra 5GB Free Data
March 4, 2017

The Reliance Jio Prime membership offer requires customers to enrol by March 31. New Delhi: Reliance Jio on Friday sweetened the offering for its 'Prime' members saying those recharging with Rs. 303 will get an extra 5GB data beyond the 28GB promised under the scheme. So far, Prime members -- on payment of Rs. 303 per month and a one-time

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