Free Press Journal
  • Rajinikanth hails ‘Mersal’ team, says Well done

    Chennai: Megastar Rajinikanth, who has been hinting at a political debut, has extended support to the team of controversial movie “Mersal” for addressing an “important topic”.

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    Bhopal: Festive season: Veggie prices soar as supply declines

    Bhopal: Surge in demand for vegetables during festive season have led to a sharp rise in their prices in the state capital. Customers have to loosen their purse string as they head to haats here to buy veggies, the supply of which has witnessed a sharp decline in last few days.

  • Prithviraj Chavan hits out at government over note ban and GST

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has criticised the NDA government’s move of demonetisation and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), calling them as “attacks on the economy”.

  • Tamil movie Mersal dialogues snowball into a major controversy

    NEW DELHI : The Congress flayed the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) for demanding deletion of remarks on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation in the Tamil movie ”Mersal” (irrigation) released on Wednesday. In a tweet, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said, “Mr Modi, Cinema is a deep expression of Tamil culture and language. Don’t try to demonetise Tamil pride by interfering in Mersal.”

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    Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi over ‘interference’ in ‘Mersal’

    New Delhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the BJP’s demand for removal of dialogues critical of the GST in Tamil movie “Mersal”, asking him not to “demon-etise Tamil pride” by such interference.

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    Kamal Haasan throws his weight behind ‘Mersal’

    Chennai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan today threw his weight behind the makers of Vijay-starrer ‘Mersal‘, asking those opposing the just-released Tamil movie over references to the GST to “counter criticism with logical response”. In a Twitter post, Haasan said: “Mersal was certified. Don’t re-censor it.” “Counter criticism with logical response. Don’t silence critics. India will shine when

  • Unilever’s India sales improve post GST

    While conditions in developed markets remain challenging, the company is starting to see signs of improvement in some of its biggest emerging markets including India and China, Unilever said. Especially, price cut resulting from GST is pushing up demand in India, it noted,

  • Diwali 2017: Hit by RERA and GST, festive cheer eludes realty sector

    Much against the expectations of the real estate sector, this year’s festive season is turning out to be somewhat disappointing for property developers as aspiring home buyers are extra cautious about investments in the backdrop of the slowing economy and unstable realty sector, hit by the short-term impact of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and the Goods & Services Tax (GST).

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    Indore: No GSTR-3B for traders with turnover up to Rs 1.5cr

    Indore: State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) commissioner Ragvendra Singh on Wednesday announced that traders with a turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore have been exempted from filing GSTR-3B. He also said that technical glitches being faced by traders while dealing with GST will be resolved soon as technical team of SGST has been put on job.

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    Indore: Buyers are back, markets rejoice

    Indore: Festival buying reached its zenith at the eleventh hour on Tuesday evening. The market that had been struggling to cope up with shock waves of demonetization and GST suddenly transformed into the most happening place on Dhanteras. Be it jewellers, automobile or electronic item dealers all were left smiling by the time it was time to down shutters on the first day of the five-day auspicious festive season of Diwali. Government’s

  • Bhopal: Business of courier services slides this Diwali

    Bhopal: It appears to be a dull Diwali for courier services. Post GST, the business of courier services has declined by 50% due to 3% hike in tax on every item. The courier service providers in the city said tax has increased from 15% to 18%. Normallly, their business goes up around Diwali when people send gifts to their near and dear ones through courier. In the aftermath of demonetisation,

  • Temporary disruptive effect of GST over: Finance Ministry

    New Delhi : Economic Affairs Secretary S C Garg Tuesday said the temporary disruptive effect of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is over as the manufacturing sector recorded positive growth of 3.1 per cent in August. Commenting on the twin data on industrial output and price situation, he said that the benign and moderate inflation has become the order of the day. “Manufacturing grew by 3.1 per cent in August after

  • Indore: GSTN portal message shocks traders with hidden penalty mechanism

    Indore: Another unknown provision of Goods and Service Tax (GST) has come to fore, throwing already hit traders into tizzy. As filing of the first return form of third month kicked off on Saturday, tax payers in city were stunned to receive a message from GSTN portal, purportedly holding a trader liable to pay penalty for making delay in uploading info about the return and paying late fee.

  • GST was a collective decision, and all parties are equally partner: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Gandhinagar: Seeking to deflect the mounting criticism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has described the Goods and Services Tax as a collective political decision. “The decision to implement the reform was not that of Prime Minister Modi alone. Nearly 30 parties were consulted, including the Congress, which is an equal partner in the decision,’’ he said.

  • Godrej Agrovet makes impressive market debut, shares jump 37%

    In rather good news for the business industry amidst the gloom of demonetisation and GST, Agribusiness company Godrej Agrovet, a subsidiary of Godrej Industries, made an impressive market debut on stock exchanges today. Godrej Agrovet shares jumped as much as 37 per cent to Rs. 630 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) against the issue price of Rs. 460. With a 37 per cent gain on the listing day, Godrej Agrovet joins