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West Bengal FM writes to Sitharaman, seeks ‘comprehensive paper’ on GST

According to sources, the West Bengal Finance minister also said that the key concern with the GST is huge complexity in the rules and procedures, especially those relating to return forms.

Kolkata: 25 tanneries get letters of land allotment, Amit Mitra says 3 lakh jobs already created

The state government handed over land allotment letters to 12 tanneries from Kanpur, 12 from Kolkata and one from Chennai.

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120% hike in funds to benefit farmers, new scheme to help unemployed: Mitra

Mitra also proposed to give full exemption to the tea gardens from payment of education cess and rural employment cess for the next two financial years.

Nine lakh jobs created in West Bengal in FY19: Amit Mitra

In his Budget speech, Mitra said the country is still suffering from the "hasty and improper" implementation of the GST, and the "shock" of demonetisation.

‘More important than who aligns with who is why do so. Mamata Banerjee has a major role’

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra talks about how demonetisation affected the informal and corporate sectors, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal”

Manual processing of refund applications making GST regime more primitive than VAT: Amit Mitra

In 2016-17, exports from the state were worth Rs 53,649 crore and it was expected to touch Rs 75,000-80,000 crore in 2019-20, Amit Mitra said.

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GST revenue gap may widen to Rs 85,000 crore for FY18: Amit Mitra

Criticising the premature roll-out of GST, Mitra pointed to the inability of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to file returns under GST.

Flight with Amit Mitra on board recieved bomb threat call, makes emergency landing

Immediately Bomb sqaud, AAI Fire services and all other concerned agencies were informed. The flight landed safely at 9.38 pm and was parked at Bay Number 23.

GST Rollback: Fishermen urge Amit Mitra to take up issue with Centre

Shyamal said they have already written to Arun Jaitley and also moved the GST Council. The DMF, which is affiliated to NFF, had Monday written to state Finance Minister Amit Mitra, urging him to look into the matter.

Amit Mitra new chair of GST committee of state FMs

The Empowered Committee is tasked with framing rules for roll out of the ambitious GST regime, which will subsume all indirect taxes and create one national market.

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Why a leader is aligning with someone is more important that who aligns with who; Mamata Banerjee has a major role: Amit Mitra, Bengal Finance Minister

Bengal FM Amit Mitra talks about demonetisation, the problems with GST, failing Centre-state relations, the need for protecting and building institutions such as the RBI and CBI, investments in the state, and what the BJP “doesn’t get about Bengal".

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