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Amit Mitra

Mamata Banerjee leaves for 12-day trip to Germany, Italy

The dignitaries had visited the state during the Bengal Global Business Summit this year.

17 Sep 2018 12:24 AM

Exports to be focus of state govt, says Amit Mitra

According to Mitra, the state has witnessed a growth of 11 per cent in export in the last fiscal.

13 Sep 2018 3:18 AM

Govt should have set up fuel price stabilisation fund: WB Finance Minister

There is deep concern in many quarters on what the Indian economy is doing at "certain dangerous levels".

12 Sep 2018 6:18 PM

More financial scams in the offing, says West Bengal FM

Mitra said the figures were collated from the latest Financial Stability Report of RBI and in absolute terms.

24 Aug 2018 7:37 PM

‘Taken serious note of Bengal debt overhang’

West Bengal’s total debt stood at Rs 3.40 lakh crore, which is one of the highest among states.

18 Jul 2018 6:05 AM


Comment didi: BJP mocks Mamata over Bengal min's pics with Mehul Choksi

The pictures were tweeted by WB BJP chief with a post that those were of Bengal Global Business Summit organised in Mumbai in July, 2017.

20 Feb 2018 1:33 PM

Amit Mitra, Mehul Choksi photos lead to Trinamul, Opposition slugfest

In three of the photographs, Dr Mitra and the Gitanjanli Jewels owner, another accused in the scam, are seen along with others at a meeting.

20 Feb 2018 1:33 AM

GST regime more primitive than VAT: Amit Mitra

Mitra optimistic about the overall growth of exports from West Bengal.

22 Dec 2017 2:38 PM

GST rollback: A step in the right direction

There is a view being expressed that the government will loose about Rs 2 lakh crore because of the reversal of its earlier decision.

12 Nov 2017 12:02 AM

Move to ‘rejig’ GST rates most welcome

The government has tweaked GST several times since July 1, but the basic flaws haven’t been resolved.

24 Oct 2017 12:11 AM


People are in dark about GST, says Partha Chatterjee

“People associated with small and medium trade and the common people are left in the lurch,” he added.

02 Jul 2017 6:03 AM

UN event: CM to leave for Netherlands today

The chief minister has been invited to speak on the occasion of United Nations Public Service Day at the Hague.

19 Jun 2017 4:20 AM

No jugaad with GST rollout, warns WB FM

Your own GSTN is telling you that they will only be able to provide spreadsheets for uplinking by end of the month says, Amit Mitra.

12 Jun 2017 4:32 AM

GST: Gold, packaged food dearer

Finance minister Arun Jaitley exuded confidence that states are ready to implement the new indirect tax regime from July 1.

04 Jun 2017 4:13 AM

Won’t back GST in present form, says Mamata Banerjee

India’s biggest indirect tax reform, the Goods and Services Tax regime, is set to be rolled out from July 1.

03 Jun 2017 6:34 AM


Amit Mitra: GST not prepared for a roll out in July

Chatterjee pointed out that there should be no hurry by the Centre over the GST.

31 May 2017 6:44 AM

Don’t roll out GST on July 1: Amit Mitra

Mr Chatterjee pointed out that there should be no hurry by the Centre over the GST.

31 May 2017 1:37 AM

GST not prepared for a roll out in July: Amit Mitra

West Bengal Finance Minister said the Bill is not fully prepared to be implemented.

30 May 2017 7:18 PM

Bill tabled in House to amend laws on tax

State finance minister Amit Mitra told the Assembly that the bill would now be sent for governor’s signature.

25 May 2017 7:33 AM

Tannery units in state to create 6,000 more jobs

The units that will be set up on 2 lakh square metre land will generate direct employment for around 6,000 people.

21 May 2017 7:26 AM