I want an assurance from Finance Minister that GST is brought as a financial bill and not a money bill. Tax rate of this importance must only be changed with the approval of the Parliament. Please now, on basis of your own report –‘Cap ... Jagran Post, 3 weeks ago
LIVE Updates: P Chidambaram Announces Congress' Support For GST Bill But Conditions Apply - Jagran Post, 3 weeks ago
Former Home Minister P Chidamabram, who drew flak for the alleged two affidavits filed by the Centre in the Ishrat Jahan case, on Thursday said the reports published in a leading daily “completely exposed the fake controversy created by the National Democratic Alliance government”, adding that it vindicates his stand. “The news report published in the Indian Express (external link) today comprehensively exposes the fake controversy created by the NDA government on the two ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Reform ideas do not occur overnight and evolve over the years, says M Govinda Rao. Now that the goods and services tax (GST) Constitution amendment Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha, different political parties are ascribing its success to their own ingenuity. As Raja Chelliah used to say, often originality lies in suppressing the original source. Indeed, reform ideas do not occur overnight and evolve over the years. Still, it is useful to get the history right. Several tax experts have ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Contrary to the bragging that marked its two-year anniversary, the government's timidity on reform is simply astounding, says Mihir Sharma. There is little or no doubt in my mind that, since the beginning of 2016, there has been much energy, direction and purpose to this government than before. A creditable, forward-looking Union Budget was presented, with relatively sober fiscal arithmetic; a bankruptcy law has been passed; work continues on de-clogging the infrastructure ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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