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

India  /  Published 29.05.19

SC to examine power of authorities for GST evasion arrest

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the powers of tax authorities to arrest an individual for Goods and Services Tax evasion. A vacation bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice A...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Hype & fizzle: Factory typifies Modinomics

It was supposed to be Johnson & Johnson’s biggest manufacturing plant in India. It was to eventually employ at least 1,500 people and help bring development to a rural area near Hyderabad.Yet, t...
By Reuters in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.12.19

GST levy on lottery at 28%

The GST Council on Wednesday took to voting for the first time to levy a uniform 28 per cent tax on the sale of lottery tickets across the country. The new rate will be effective from March 1, 2020....
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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