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February 21, 2017 1:31 am

Launch planned in Jan earlier; delayed to supply Rs 500 notes.

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February 21, 2017 1:24 am

Kumar responded to an e-mail query sent by The Indian Express saying: “GSTN is registered under Service Tax.

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February 21, 2017 1:03 am

Revenue secretary, while appearing before a Parliamentary panel, has clarified the government’s stand on the fresh provisions introduced in the Budget.

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February 19, 2017 1:26 am

Clashes between Centre and states over minutes of previous meet

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February 18, 2017 10:04 pm

The Council will get down to fixing rates of taxes for different goods and services by fitting them into the four approved slabs of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent, Jaitley said.

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February 18, 2017 6:06 pm

The Council is also likely to approve C-GST, I-GST and S-GST laws at its next meeting on March 4-5, he added.

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February 18, 2017 6:07 am

“In the last 10 years, India’s growth rate was around 7.5 percent...but global environment, in next 10 years will not be as supportive as past,” Ahluwalia said.

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February 18, 2017 2:11 am

In talks to include banks, FPIs

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February 18, 2017 2:07 am

Currency note printing presses of the RBI and SPMCIL have worked without a break to remonetise by issuing new bank notes, he said.

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February 18, 2017 2:02 am

In the first phase, the I-T department had sent 18 lakh communications, out of which over 7 lakh have filed their e-responses

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February 18, 2017 1:57 am

“I think that it is important that one grows a thick skin fast in this business and I think we have done that."

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February 17, 2017 1:33 pm

Urjit Patel said the benefit of junking 86% of currency in circulation will take time to fully play out and needs more work to ensure they are lasting.

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February 17, 2017 10:29 am

“If the solution or the idea is right, it will go like a hot knife through butter. If the idea is not working, for example demonetisation, don’t blame execution. I think your idea itself is wrong,” Bajaj said.

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February 17, 2017 8:02 am

Concession over & above 90:10 division of taxpayers below Rs 1.5-cr threshold.

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February 16, 2017 6:50 pm

BRICS Development Bank is a multilateral development bank established by the BRICS states in 2014.

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February 16, 2017 5:34 pm

Sources in the government said those who did not reply must have "good legal explanation" for their cash deposits and may have chosen to show them in tax returns.

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February 16, 2017 5:02 pm

Impact of rising temperatures, on cross-bred cows could lead to a decline in per capita consumption.

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February 16, 2017 4:21 pm

The mineral-rich state has now a stable government and huge investment opportunities for investors, Jaitley said.

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February 16, 2017 10:18 am

Putting India in the category of "mostly unfree" economies, the conservative political thinktank said progress on market-oriented reforms has been "uneven".

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February 15, 2017 4:56 pm

The unemployment rate in the October-to-December period held at an 11-year low of 4.8 percent.

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February 15, 2017 3:05 am

India Ratings said India’s decision to scrap high-denomination currency notes “significantly disrupted” economic activity.

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February 15, 2017 2:52 am

Retail inflation plunged even at a sharper pace to touch a five-year low of 3.17 per cent in January.

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February 15, 2017 12:55 am

Credit demand for housing slipped to 14.8% in Dec, against 18.6% a year ago, according to RBI data.

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February 14, 2017 9:55 pm

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced last month that the GST may be implemented on July 1, 2017, it added.

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February 14, 2017 7:59 pm

"Large companies may understand how to implement GST but we are not so sure about small and medium enterprises," said Avendus Capital Alternate chief executive Andrew Holland

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February 14, 2017 7:06 pm

On June 20 last year, the government had "radically liberalised" the FDI regime with the objective of providing major impetus to employment generation in India.

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February 14, 2017 6:34 pm

Backed by consumption demand and government spending, the gross value added of the three production sectors would grow at 3 per cent, 6.1 per cent and 9.1 per cent year-on-year respectively.

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February 14, 2017 6:00 pm

Michael Flynn quit under scrutiny over whether he discussed the possibility of lifting US sanctions on Russia before Trump took office.

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February 14, 2017 2:34 pm

WPI inflation for January has increased to 5.25 per cent, from 3.39 per cent in the previous month.

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February 14, 2017 10:59 am

On similar lines, the NSE Nifty slipped below the 8,800-mark by falling 17.80 points, or 0.20 per cent, at 8,787.25 points.

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February 14, 2017 10:19 am

Besides, foreign fund inflows supported the rupee, but a lower opening of the domestic equity market.

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February 14, 2017 2:13 am

The fuel component of CPI rose afresh on rising crude oil prices and weaker rupee.

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February 14, 2017 1:53 am

Also, taxpayers have increased the cash deposit amount in nearly 90,000 accounts and provided details of additional 25,000 bank accounts in which cash was deposited, the tax department said.

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February 14, 2017 1:37 am

The high court has listed additional safeguards to ensure that this assurance is not misused by people.

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February 14, 2017 1:19 am

While total trade between the two nations in 2016 stood at $71 billion in 2016, India witnessed a massive trade deficit of $46 billion with China, the economic affairs secretary added.

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February 14, 2017 5:09 am

Economists say that there was a decline in consumption in Nov and Dec as people were uncertain about spending after government announced to withdraw the legal tender character of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.