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  • Mann asks Centre to withdraw GST on Sarais in Amritsar

    Mann asks Centre to withdraw GST on Sarais in Amritsar

    Condemning the move, in a statement, the CM questioned the taxing of the sarais including Guru Gobind Singh NRI Niwas, Baba Deep Singh Niwas and Mata Bhag Kaur Niwas which are associated with the Golden Temple. They are meant for the accommodation of the devotees visiting the holy shrine and have always been an integral part of the gurdwara complex.

    August 2, 2022
  • Adhir controversy has doused Cong’s GST, inflation fire

    Adhir controversy has doused Cong’s GST, inflation fire

    The BJP wants Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi to apologize and things may escalate when parliament meets on Monday.

    July 31, 2022
  • Decision for 5% GST on essential taken by GoM: Govt

    Decision for 5% GST on essential taken by GoM: Govt

    Union Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Choudhary said that the GoM included ministers from states like Karnataka, Bihar, Kerala, Goa, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal. This GoM takes decisions unanimously.

    July 26, 2022
  • Himachal farmers’ stir against Govt policies in apple belt

    Himachal farmers’ stir against Govt policies in apple belt

    Around 24 farmer unions under the banner of Sanyukt Kisan Manch (SKM) staged protests at Rohru, Theog, Kotkhai, Narkanda, Rampur of Shimla district, Nirmand in Kullu, Kinnaur and Mandi districts.

    July 20, 2022
  • Parliament business stalled over GST issue for third day in a row

    Parliament business stalled over GST issue for third day in a row

    Opposition members kept insisting on the rollback of GST on essential commodities carrying placards reading, ‘Gabbar Singh strikes again’ into the Well of the House amidst slogans of 'take back GST'. They asserted that the struggle will continue from the House to the road if the government does not listen to their voice.

    July 20, 2022
  • KCCI asks Govt to exempt Kashmiri handicrafts from GST

    KCCI asks Govt to exempt Kashmiri handicrafts from GST

    The KCCI demanded that the government should give all benefits to Kashmir Handicrafts and declare it a Special Economic Zone.

    July 20, 2022
  • RS adjourned over inflation, GST on essentials, Agnipath

    RS adjourned over inflation, GST on essentials, Agnipath

    After a one-time adjournment, as soon as the sitting of the House began at 2 pm, there was ruckus and sloganeering from the Opposition parties. Opposition members were seen raising slogans against inflation and demanding that the government withdraw its decision to impose GST on several essential packaged food items.

    July 19, 2022
  • RS & LS adjourned till 2 pm over Oppn’s protest on GST, inflation

    RS & LS adjourned till 2 pm over Oppn’s protest on GST, inflation

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore gave the adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha. "To discuss the imposing levy of 5 per cent GST on essential commodities which would affect every common citizen, especially the poor and to direct the Government to withdraw the decision of levying GST from essential commodities," it said.

    July 19, 2022
  • AAP demands rollback of GST on apple cartons in HP

    AAP demands rollback of GST on apple cartons in HP

    Addressing media persons here on Wednesday, the AAP Farmers’ Wing, Himachal President, Aninder Singh Notty, accused the BJP governments at the Centre and the state of being anti-farmer.

    July 13, 2022
  • Serious “birth defects” in the GST: Congress

    Serious “birth defects” in the GST: Congress

    Commenting on the five years of the GST, former finance minister P Chidambaram said, "In the last five years the defects of the GST have only become worse and all those touched by the GST have been seriously injured."

    July 1, 2022
  • PM Modi lauds GST on its 5th Anniversary

    PM Modi lauds GST on its 5th Anniversary

    Narendra Modi said that the GST has furthered 'Ease of Doing Business' and fulfilled the vision of 'One Nation, One Tax'.

    July 1, 2022
  • FICCI seeks 13% cut in GST on agrochemical inputs for the farm sector

    FICCI seeks 13% cut in GST on agrochemical inputs for the farm sector

    R G Agarwal, Chair, FICCI Committee on Crop Protection and Chairman, Dhanuka Group, said high Goods and Service Tax on crop protection chemicals especially hurts small and marginal farmers by increasing their input cost and prompting them to use these essential ingredients in sub-optimal quantities to the detriment of farm output and their own financial health.

    June 22, 2022
  • GST collections cross Rs 1.40 lakh crore in May

    GST collections cross Rs 1.40 lakh crore in May

    An official note said the government has settled Rs 27,924 crore to CGST and Rs 23,123 crore to SGST from IGST. The total revenue of the Centre and the states in the month of May 2022 after the regular settlement is Rs 52,960 crore for CGST and Rs 55,124 crore for the SGST. In addition, the Centre has also released GST compensation of Rs 86912 crores to states and UTs on 31 May.

    June 1, 2022
  • Centre releases entire GST compensation Due to states

    Centre releases entire GST compensation Due to states

    This decision was taken to assist the states in managing their resources and ensuring that their programmes, especially the expenditure on capital, are carried out successfully during the financial year.

    May 31, 2022
  • GST and Federalism

    GST and Federalism

    The SC may have correctly observed that in case it was intended to make the GST Council a decision-making authority, such a qualification would have been included in articles 246A or 279A. But to treat the GST legislations mechanically without considering their long and arduous journey through the maze of our treacherous political system over a period spanning more than three decades would be tantamount to severely undermining the promise held out by GST to transform India into a common market by supplanting our antiquated, multi-layered, multi-point, multi-tax system circumscribed by an odious Inspector Raj.

    May 24, 2022
  • GST Intelligence official in Kerala goes missing

    GST Intelligence official in Kerala goes missing

    One of his relatives Mohanachandran says that they have lodged a complaint with the local police at Kollam but the response from the police has been very poor.

    May 11, 2022
  • HP starts program to tackle challenges in effective GST implementation

    HP starts program to tackle challenges in effective GST implementation

    Subhashish Panda said the training program has been designed with an objective to deal with multiple challenges of GST implementation effectively. The training would empower the Master Trainers for speeding up the learning of Tax Officers.

    April 28, 2022