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Business, Economy, 03 Jun 2017

GST Rates: Biscuits to attract 18%; footwear 5% and Gold 3%

The GST Council on Saturday decided on tax rates for six goods including footwear, textiles, biscuits and gold.

03 Jun 2017 8:50 PM

Gold prices set to increase under GST

GST Council finalised the tax rates on five out of the six commodities that were excluded in the previous meeting.

03 Jun 2017 7:11 PM

GST to be 5 per cent on footwear below Rs 500

Gold, on the other hand, will be taxed at 3 per cent and biscuits at 18 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 6:45 PM

India's 7 pc GDP growth wrong calculation: expert

Economist Vijay R Joshi says India's industrial production and bank credit are growing very slowly.

03 Jun 2017 3:44 PM

GST Council clears rules, states agree to July 1 rollout

GST Council had last month fitted over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 2:56 PM


15th GST Council meeting starts, rates of six items to be decided

GST Council had put over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the four tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 2:11 PM

Varanasi to be clean energy city before Munich: Goyal

Goyal threw a challenge to make Varanasi 100 per cent renewable energy powered before 2025 and beat Munich.

03 Jun 2017 1:59 PM

CAIT demands review of GST rates for auto spares, FMCG

CAIT said a higher rate of taxation will trigger a price rise resulting in reduced sales and inevitable layoffs.

03 Jun 2017 1:38 PM

NPPA meets pharma sector bodies on GST, drug supply

NPPA is mandated to fix/revise the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations and to enforce prices and availability of the medicines.

03 Jun 2017 1:08 PM

Amid Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks

Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

03 Jun 2017 12:46 PM


Kaur takes up high GST on pickles, papad with Jaitley

Minister has also forwarded Coca-Cola India's demand not to include fizzy drinks in 'sin' category.

03 Jun 2017 11:42 AM

Arvind Panagariya hopeful of 8 per cent growth rate soon

Niti Aayog vice-chairperson bats for Modi government, says robophobia has gripped the world.

03 Jun 2017 12:26 AM