Opinion  /  Published 24.09.22

Shared darkness

After Narendra Modi took control of the Bharatiya Janata Party, his party won majorities on its own in the general elections of 2014 and 2019, a feat it never came close to achieving before. Once rest...
By Ramachandra Guha

Business  /  Published 20.09.22

Inflation stymies GST rate rationalisation

Spiraling inflation is likely to put a lid on the plans to rationalise GST rates – at least for now. The group of ministers (GoM) on rate rationalisation, headed by Karnataka chief minister Bas...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.09.22

'GST collection may top Rs 1.5 lakh cr'

Revenue secretary Tarun Bajaj on Wednesday said he expects GST collection to top the Rs 1.5-lakh-crore-mark from October. Revenue collection from goods and services tax (GST) has been trending at ove...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 14.09.22

Sitharaman on use of tech tools

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said revenue department officials will soon be trained to use modern technology tools to plug leakages. She also said that better utilisation of...
By PTI in Navi Mumbai

Business  /  Published 13.09.22

SC queries GST tribunal delay

The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and the GST Council on a PIL seeking directions to the government to constitute the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal “on utm...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 03.09.22

Cong to hold 'Mehngai par halla bol' rally on Sunday

The Congress will launch an all-out attack on the BJP government over price rise, unemployment and the GST hike on essential items with a big show of strength at Delhi's Ramlila maidan on Sunday. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 03.09.22

Big GST evaders face action

The finance ministry on Friday said the GST officers can now start prosecuting offenders in cases where the amount of evasion or misuse of input tax credit is more than Rs 5 crore. However, this mone...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.09.22

GST kitty swells 28%

The Goods and Services Tax collection soared 28 per cent to Rs 1.43 lakh crore in August from Rs 1.12 lakh crore a year ago, aided by rising demand, higher rates and greater compliance. However, the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.09.22

GST mop up rises

Collections from Goods and Services Tax (GST) rose 28 per cent to Rs 1.43 lakh crore in August, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. GST collection has remained over the Rs 1.4-lakh-crore mark for ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.08.22

'Economy to grow over 7 per cent'

Indian economy is on course for a 7-plus per cent growth rate in the current fiscal year, finance secretary T V Somanathan said on Wednesday. Commenting on the first quarter GDP growth rate of 13.5 p...
By PTI in New Delhi


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