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  • Amit Shah attacks Congress, says it has no ‘internal democracy’

    Amit Shah attacks Congress, says it has no ‘internal democracy’

    BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday lambasted the Congress for the washout of the second half of the Budget Session of Parliament, saying a party which lacks “internal democracy” cannot protect democracy in the country. Accusing the Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi of promoting “divisive politics” in the name of caste and religion, he …

    April 12, 2018
  • Parliamentary affairs: Washed out session ends with drama, resignations

    Parliamentary affairs: Washed out session ends with drama, resignations

    Parliament’s Budget Session ended last week, after the completion of its second part, of  five-weeks, although there were doubts if the Housewould sit till the last, looking at disruptions every day. The Lok Sabha disposed of its main agenda, the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bills, and conveyed the message to the Rajya Sabha. The …

    April 9, 2018
  • In pics: From newly elected SP MPs to TDP protest, scenes during Parliament’s Budget Session
  • Lok Sabha adjourned for the day over PNB scam, other issues

    Lok Sabha adjourned for the day over PNB scam, other issues

    The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday following uproar over several issues including the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, demand for special status to Andhra Pradesh and demand for increasing quota beyond 50 percent in Telangana. On the first day of the second-leg of the Budget session, the House witnessed uproar …

    March 5, 2018
  • GST to be implement by July 1: Arun Jaitley

    GST to be implement by July 1: Arun Jaitley

    Revealing the final date of Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Bill is on track and it will be implemented by July 1.

    “GST Council has cleared the final draft of Central Goods and Services Tax (C-GST) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (I-GST) law,” Jaitley said, adding “It will be implemented by July 1”.

    “Approval of draft of state-GST (S-GST) which is to be cleared by state assemblies is on the anvil,” Jaitley said.

    “UT-GST along with SGST will be on lines of CGST law; GST Council to consider them at March 16 meeting,” he added.

    Meanwhile, talking about passing the Bill in Parliament, Jaitley said, “C-GST, I-GST and UT-GST law will be taken to Parliament in the second half of Budget Session beginning March 9”.

    However, Jaitley added that the “cap rate will be kept at a higher rate and applied rate will be 5, 12, 18, 28 per cent”.

    March 4, 2017
  • GST to be implement by July 1: Arun Jaitley

    GST to be implement by July 1: Arun Jaitley

    Revealing the final date of Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the Bill is on track and it will be implemented by July 1.

    “GST Council has cleared the final draft of Central Goods and Services Tax (C-GST) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (I-GST) law,” Jaitley said, adding “It will be implemented by July 1”.

    “Approval of draft of state-GST (S-GST) which is to be cleared by state assemblies is on the anvil,” Jaitley said.

    “UT-GST along with SGST will be on lines of CGST law; GST Council to consider them at March 16 meeting,” he added.

    Meanwhile, talking about passing the Bill in Parliament, Jaitley said, “C-GST, I-GST and UT-GST law will be taken to Parliament in the second half of Budget Session beginning March 9”.

    However, Jaitley added that the “cap rate will be kept at a higher rate and applied rate will be 5, 12, 18, 28 per cent”.

    March 4, 2017