Business  /  Published 25.03.19

Call for GST tag on jet fuel

The Jet Airways impasse has once again brought high aviation fuel prices into the limelight.Airlines have been lobbying hard to bring aviation turbine fuel (ATF) within the GST. High fuel price is a ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.03.19

GST Council to consider implementation of lower GST rates for realty sector

The all-powerful GST Council in its 34th meeting to be held on Tuesday is expected to take up various issues, including the implementation of lower GST rates for real estate.The meeting is likely to d...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.03.19

Takers few for Modi jackets, say garment traders

The popularity of the “Modi jacket”, a rage during the 2014 elections, seems to be on the wane, with orders recording a drastic fall, garments traders in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra said on...
By PTI in Aurangabad

Business  /  Published 08.03.19

De Beers aims big

Diamond major De Beers Group is eyeing a 50 per cent growth in sales in India under its Forevermark brand in 2019, which is expected to take India closer to market leader China.At around a lakh pieces...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Honda sees 8% growth

Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) will post a modest 8 per cent growth in this fiscal, with sales of 1.8 lakh cars against 1.7 lakh cars in 2017-18. “It has been a difficult year. In the first quarter, t...
By Anasuya Basu in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 01.03.19

 GST kitty falls in Feb

The Goods and Services Tax collection fell below the Rs 1-lakh-crore-mark to Rs 97,247 crore in February, which has raised concerns about the government meeting its revised fiscal deficit target of 3....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal GST view prevails

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra had lobbied hard for a 1 per cent tax on affordable housing in the run-up to the meeting of the GST Council that took place on Sunday.The council, the apex decision-...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.06.19

Drill to bring fuel duo under GST umbrella

The Narendra Modi-government would be keen to push the inclusion of natural gas and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) within the ambit of the goods and services tax to promote the use of green fuel and prov...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.20

Tourism sector seeks tax waiver

Tourism stakeholders in Bengal urged the Centre on Monday to waive different taxes and charges and announce a corpus to help people employed in the sector in the wake of loss of business caused by the...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Business  /  Published 29.05.19

Supreme Court last word on GST arrests

The Supreme Court will decide on the modalities of arresting an entity for GST evasion as different high courts have interpreted the rule in a different manner.The Bombay high court had granted protec...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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