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Goods and Services Tax (GST)

GST Council removes tax exemptions on some items

States clamour for more revenue share

29 Jun 2022 12:59 AM

GST Council advice not final: SC

Parliament and the state legislatures possess equal powers to legislate on GST

20 May 2022 1:38 AM

5 per cent GST rate may give way for 3%, 8% slabs

Every 1% increase in 5% slab, which mainly includes packaged food items, would roughly yield an additional revenue of ₹50,000 Cr annually

17 Apr 2022 9:53 PM

Government: Exploring ways to check rise in fuel price

Hardeep Singh Puri said a proposal to bring petroleum products under the GST was taken up by the GST Council, but it 'did not find favour'

15 Mar 2022 6:57 AM

State ministers to review GST rates

The Group of Ministers looking at rate rationalisation will review the goods and services that are exempted from taxes

28 Sep 2021 8:36 AM


GST collections cross Rs 1L crore for the first time after COVID-19 hit India

The revenues collected for the month are 10 per cent higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year

01 Nov 2020 8:18 PM

GST rate cut to give boost to housing sector

GST council said any residential apartment costing up to Rs 45 lakh in cities would be now categorised as affordable housing.

25 Feb 2019 6:48 AM

'I was also accidental Finance Minister': ex-PM Manmohan Singh

'I was not the prime minister who was afraid of talking to the press. I met the press regularly,' Manmohan Singh said.

19 Dec 2018 10:35 AM

GST Council has taken 918 decisions, says FinMin

Around 96% of decisions already implemented by the ministries via 294 notifications.

29 Oct 2018 12:09 AM

Petrol pumps shut, Kejriwal says ‘BJP sponsored strike’

In Delhi, petrol now costs Rs 81.74 a litre and diesel is priced at Rs 75.19 per litre.

23 Oct 2018 1:04 AM


Impasse over GST can’t be resolved politically: Former President Pranab

Mr Mukherjee, however, said the countries will have to concede some of their sovereign rights to others in order to acquire certain benefits.

06 Oct 2018 6:38 AM

Maharashtra govt working to reduce fuel prices, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

'Best way to control fuel price is to bring it under GST. If GST Council moves this proposal, then Maharashtra will support it,' he said.

09 Sep 2018 2:05 PM

Bring petrol, diesel under GST: Chidambaram blames govt for price hike

The former finance minister said that the rise in price was happening due to 'excessive taxes'.

04 Sep 2018 3:50 PM

GST collection hits Rs 95,610 crore in June

The total number of GSTR 3B returns filed for the month of May upto June 2018 is 64.69 lakhs.

02 Jul 2018 12:32 AM

GST collection to touch Rs 13 lakh crore in current fiscal, says Piyush Goyal

Mr Goyal said that historically the three month from April to June are lean periods of tax collection.

02 Jul 2018 12:29 AM


Parties turn to sanitary pads to woo women

The napkin pads, kept in an envelope stamped with the party’s symbol, are delivered to them free of cost by women Congress workers.

17 Mar 2018 2:02 AM

Hailstorm compensation may affect state budget

As per the department, the revenue expenditure has increased by 80 per cent in the last four years, but revenue receipts have not risen.

14 Feb 2018 3:34 AM

Gov endorses CM concern over GST, calls reform ‘hasty’

His address was however marked by angry protests by the Congress MLAs in the Opposition bench for a while.

31 Jan 2018 6:09 AM

PM’s China swipe: We don’t covet anyone’s territory

Telling Indian-origin foreign MPs that India was taking great strides economically, the PM said there had been an FDI inflow $60 billion in 2016-17.

10 Jan 2018 1:52 AM

Bihar FM says revenue must stabilise before relook at GST

Bharat Chamber president Sitaram Sharma said there are still a lot of network and credit-related issues that need to be sorted out.

09 Dec 2017 1:36 AM