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    Fuel likely to come under GST regime

    Mumbai: A day after the nationwide bandh called by the opposing Congress, the state government has decided to push its own proposal to bring petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. A meeting of the GST council will be held on September 28, is likely to make it a reality. Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for finance and planning claimed once the proposal will be approved by the council, petrol prices

  • Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately, says P Chidambaram

    New Delhi: Criticising the Centre over the “relentless” rise in prices of petrol and diesel, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that the Congress party demands petrol and diesel be brought under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) immediately.

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    Amid rising fuel prices Shiv Sena mocks Modi’s ‘achhe din’ promise

    Mumbai: In view of soaring petrol and diesel prices, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday asked its senior alliance partner BJP to ensure citizens have a stable life even if it cannot bring ‘acche din’ (good days) for them. The Sena claimed that petrol pumps have been asked to put up pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Details of rising fuel prices in the NDA government’s tenure should also be displayed along with

  • GST on more items to be cut if revenue rises: Goyal

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.

  • GST on more items to be slashed if revenue increases: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today said the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises. Goyal was speaking in the Lok Sabha after moving four bills seeking to amend the Goods and Services Tax (GST) laws for consideration and passage. The bills were Central GST (Amendment) Bill, Integrated GST (Amendment) Bill,

  • Govt looks to review GST rates further

    New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the central government is open to further review of the GST rates of different items as it has just reduced taxes of 88 consumer-centric products such as refrigerators, washing machines and sanitary napkins.

  • GST-like federal system needed for agriculture sector: Jaitley

    Mumbai : The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has been a big move not just in form of taxation but having a federal system where centre and states work in tandem. Now, Union Minister Arun Jaitley feels that this federal system should be considered for the agriculture sector as well.

  • GoM weighs lowering GST on ethanol to 12%

    New Delhi : A ministerial panel on Wednesday mooted GST reduction on ethanol from 18 per cent to 12 per cent but did not favour imposing cess on sugar as arrears to cane farmers are already declining.

  • ONGC pushes back KG gas output target

    The revised dates were set when ONGC spudded the first of the 34 wells under the project on April 8 this year.