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Jaitley expects GST Bill to get Nitish's support

Jaitley expects GST Bill to get Nitish's support

Says NDA defeat in Bihar no setback to economy, development agenda to continueA day after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance’s massive defeat in the Bihar Assembly polls, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday the Centre would move ahead with economic reforms, to be carried out through both executive and legislative routes. He said investor confidence has not taken a hit due to the poll debacle. The finance minister said he would speak to Bihar Chief Minister-designate Nitish ..., 2 weeks ago

Nitish Kumar's new challenges

After scripting a thumping victory against Narendra Modi-led NDA, the Bihar CM will have make good on his poll promises of a clean administration, providing piped water, toilets, pucca roads and unemployment allowance, reports Kavita Chowdhury Nitish Kumar with his ally, RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav celebrating after the Grand Alliance's victory over the BJP. Photograph: PTI Nitish Kumar is set be sworn in for a third term in office, belying conventional trope of anti-incumbency. With a ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Why 'Modi wave' failed to resonate in Bihar  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Markets may feel aftershocks

Following the National Democratic Alliance’s defeat in the Bihar Assembly election, the stock markets could on Monday open lower than their Friday close, something market participants call gap-down opening. Experts believe the market will fall between one and three per cent on Monday. This means a decline of 250-750 points for the BSE benchmark Sensex, which had closed at 26,265 on Friday.To ring-fence the markets from any possible systemic issues and manipulations, the Securities and ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago 'BJP's Bihar defeat an additional stumbling block to reform agenda'  Rediff.com3 weeks ago BJP is now the big boss in Bihar politics  Rediff.com2 months ago

NDA desperate, staring at defeat in Bihar polls: Nitish

the leaders and ministers of a government talking of Digital India have become desperate and are calling a GoogleAd the ad of Pakistani newspaper Dawn. Modi ji at least make your leaders aware of the basic facts of the digital world," Kumar said on ...
 Jagran Post4 weeks ago

'Nitish had no option but to join Lalu Prasad'

‘We are coming to power in Bihar with two-thirds majority -- there is no doubt about it.’ ‘Nitish Kumar is responsible for his miseries… When he decided not to tolerate anyone, others decided not to tolerate him.’ Upendra Kushwaha, president of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, which is part of the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre, admits the Bihar assembly elections will be a close contest and will be fought along the lines ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Nitish Kumar: The 'Bihari DNA' triumphs  Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Sin tax' for alcohol, tobacco industries in GST regime

‘Sin tax’ is a globally prevalent practice under which products like alcohol and tobacco attract higher rates of tax. Alcohol and tobacco industries will have to pay more taxes towards an additional ‘sin tax’ under the proposed GST structure that seeks to bring in a uniform indirect tax regime across the country. “We have kept a provision of having an additional tax for the sinful industries such as alcohol and tobacco," a senior Finance Ministry official said.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

40 Modi rallies, 40 star campaigners: BJP on overdrive in Bihar

Now, that’s how desperately Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to win Bihar. M I Khan reports from Patna   The BJP is contesting 160 of the 243 assembly seats in Bihar. Photograph: Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters With only four days to go for the state elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is in top gear in Bihar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the star campaigner of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, is likely to address 40 rallies, a record for a prime minister, in the next few ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Three states to kick-start power sector reforms

Goa, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya will initiate schemes to enable 24x7 power to consumers. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has started the process of setting the power sector right, with Goa, Uttarakhand and Meghalaya taking the lead in joining hands with the Centre. Besides regular rate increases and debt restructuring to clean up their books, these states will also initiate schemes to enable 24x7 power supply to consumers, at a cost of Rs 7,563 crore (Rs 75.63 billion).
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Who will benefit from a BJP-DMDK tieup in TN polls

Subramanian Swamy stole the BJP's thunder in Tamil Nadu by meeting the DMDK’s Vijaykanth in Chennai, and his efforts seem to have paid off, at least in the interim, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Independent of the grand ‘GIM’, as the Tamil Nadu bureaucracy dubbed Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s ‘Global Investor Meet’, the surprise meet between Bharatiya Janata Party’s Subramanian Swamy and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam’s star-founder Vijaykanth did ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Congress suggestions on GST preposterous, says Jaitley

A total of 38 Bills, including some finance Bills, are awaiting parliamentary approval. Barely two days before the start of the winter session of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was willing to reach out to the Congress over the goods and services tax but counselled the party to reconsider some of its suggestions as they can ‘damage’ the new indirect taxation system. Speaking at the annual day function of Assocham in New Delhi on Tuesday, Jaitley termed ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
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