Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Post GST, state revenue tumbles 43%

    Bhopal: The Central Government might be singing paeans to the GST but the fact is that the new tax regime has come as nothing short of a catastrophe for both the Central and the state governments.

  • Indore: Malaiya urged to allow dealers to file GST returns quarterly

    Indore: Struggling to comply with GST guidelines, organisations of traders and tax consultants have demanded state finance minister Jayant Malaiya to make provision for filing returns quarterly by dealers and traders. Provisions should be made to file monthly returns by large tax payers, they told Malaiya during a meeting at Residency on Thursday.

  • ‘Notebandi, bang! GST, bang! 2 shots to the chest’, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday told the business community here that the Congress understands the “terror you feel” and ripped into the government describing the note ban and the GST as “two quick shots to the chest.” “Commandos in counter-terror ops use a method called ‘double-tap.’ After downing a target, they make sure that the enemy stays dead, with two quick shots to the chest.

  • ‘Expert’ on childish remarks: Sharma slams Rahul Gandhi over Jaitley jibe

    New Delhi : BJP leader and Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday hit back at Rahul Gandhi calling him an “expert on childish statements” after the Congress vice president attacked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over the government’s GST and demonetisation decisions.

  • Congress vs BJP in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections

    Rahul Gandhi and rhetoric make good combination: BJP

    New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of the Centre over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation, the BJP today said the Congress vice-president and rhetoric “make a good combination”.

  • Congress asks Modi to own up accountability and quit

    New Delhi : The Congress on Wednesday chided Prime Minister Modi to introspect, own up accountability and resign “If morality is still a virtue in India’s polity,” besides apologising to the nation for the unpardonable blunder of the demonetisation he initiated last November ruining the economy. It also sought an immediate probe into the demonetisation and the loss to economy it inflicted.

  • Indore: New shoe pinches more, says Pradhan on GST

    Indore: Union petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship minister Dharmendra Pradhan reacting to problems being faced by traders and businessmen due to GST, said it was like wearing a new shoe which pinches you. “Even a new shoe pinches you and causes pain for three days and on fourth day, it fits well,” the minister said.

  • Bhopal: Petrol, diesel will cost less once they come under GST: Pradhan

    The Madhya Pradesh government, on October 13, had reduced VAT on petrol and diesel by 3 and 5 percent respectively. The state government had also withdrawn the additional cess of Rs 1.50 per litre on diesel. VAT on petrol was reduced to 28 percent from 31 per cent and on diesel to 22 percent from 27 percent

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena corners Centre over GST

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday again castigated the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for hasty roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Quoting revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia the Shiv Sena in its editorial Saamna said its out in the open that the Centre will have to rework the entire GST rate structure.

  • Rahul’s opposition to GST is natural: Jaitley

    New Delhi : In a stinging retort to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi expanding GST into “Gabbar Singh Tax” in his Gujarat campaign on Monday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said: “Those who are used to the 2G scam and the coal scam will naturally have objections to a legitimate tax programme.”

  • Arun Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi for ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ jibe

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for mocking the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as “Gabbar Singh Tax”, saying those “habituated” to scams would object to legitimate tax.

  • Indore: GST Return Filing: Traders can now change registered mobile no, email id

    Indore: Giving a big relief to traders, who were already hassled by compliances of Goods and Service Tax (GST), state GST department has now allowed the tax payers to change their registered mobile number and mail address in GST registration. Out of several reasons behind lesser number of returns filing, the prominent one was emergence of dispute between traders and their tax consultants due to confusion over the registration of

  • Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ v/s BJP’s ‘Dramebaaz’

    Gujarat: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi pulled a fast one on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is known for his penchant for acronyms, when he described the Goods and Services Tax as the Gabbar Singh Tax, a take-off off on the villain of the same name in Bollywood blockbuster Sholay.