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    FM defends Economy in Lok Sabha; Rajya Sabha stalled yet again

    FM defends Economy in Lok Sabha; Rajya Sabha stalled yet again

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha said that growth rate of 7 to 8 per cent is being achieved, inflation is also under control, and impact of reforms is visible. He also expressed hope that petroleum will be brought under GST after consent of states. Meanwhile Rajya Sabha was stalled yet ...

    India-Swiss deal inked, data sharing from January 1

    India-Swiss deal inked, data sharing from January 1

    In a move aimed at combating black money stashed abroad, India signed an agreement with Switzerland on Thursday that would allow automatic sharing of tax- related information from January 1 next year, the CBDT said. "With the completion of the parliamentary procedure in Switzerland and ...

    After a blip, exports jump 30.55% to USD 26.19 bn in November

    After a blip, exports jump 30.55% to USD 26.19 bn in November

    Country's exports rose by 30 point 55 percent to 26 point 19 billion US Dollars in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process. The data released by the commerce ministry said, the month witnessed robust growth in outward ...

    Wholesale inflation jumps 3.93% in November

    Wholesale inflation jumps 3.93% in November

    Inflation based on the wholesale price index rose to 3 point 93 per cent in November this year. This was due to an increase in the prices of onions and seasonal vegetables. Wholesale inflation had stood at 3.59 per cent in October this year, and 1.82 percent in November last ...

    Darpan launched for financial inclusion of rural population

    Darpan launched for financial inclusion of rural population

    MoS for Communication Manoj Sinha launched project 'DARPAN'- Digital Advancement of Rural Post Office for a New India in New Delhi on Thursday. DARPAN will provide low-power technology solution which will enable each of around 1.29 Lakhs Branch Post Offices to improve the level of ...

    Paswan inaugurates National Consumer Day 2017 celebrations

    Paswan inaugurates National Consumer Day 2017 celebrations

    Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan said that the new Consumer Protection Bill has been approved by the cabinet and is likely to be introduced in the present session of parliament. Paswan said that the enactment of BIS act 2016 and Consumer ...

    Union Cabinet approves new Consumer Protection Bill seeking to establish authority to safeguard ...

    Union Cabinet approves new Consumer Protection Bill seeking to establish authority to safeguard consumer rights

    Union Cabinet has approved a new Consumer Protection Bill that seeks to establish an authority to safeguard consumers' rights, has the provisions for penalty and jail terms in case of adulteration and misleading advertisements by companies. Official sources said, celebrities endorsing ...

    Economic Advisory Council to PM holds its 3rd meeting

    Economic Advisory Council to PM holds its 3rd meeting

    The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister held its third meeting on Wednesday. The other two being in October and November. The Council is headed by Niti Aayog Member Bibek Debroy. It took forward its ongoing discussion on employment and growth, with presentations on enhancing ...

    After a blip, exports jump 30.55% to USD 26.19 bn in November

    Country's exports rose by 30 point 55 percent to 26 point 19 billion US Dollars in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process. The data released by the commerce ministry said, the month witnessed robust growth in outward ...

    Wholesale inflation jumps 3.93% in November

    Inflation based on the wholesale price index rose to 3 point 93 per cent in November this year. This was due to an increase in the prices of onions and seasonal vegetables. Wholesale inflation had stood at 3.59 per cent in October this year, and 1.82 percent in November last ...

    Centre looks to include petro-products in GST after consensus with States: FM

    Centre looks to include petro-products in GST after consensus with States: FM

    The Government is in favour of bringing petroleum products under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax and is awaiting a consensus among the states over the issue. Replying to supplementaries during the question hour in the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, the Centre has ...

    GST Tax Rate: A Quick Guide to GST Rates in 2017

    GST Tax Rate: A Quick Guide to GST Rates in 2017

    The concept of Goods and Service Tax was first brought in the budget speech by the then Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram in the year 2006-07. Taking a step further the proposal for introducing GST was submitted on 1st April 2010. The act, consequently, came into force on 1st July ...

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