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SC to hear on April 8 pleas challenging Centre's 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections

On the matter whether the batch of petitions on the reservation issue was needed to be referred to a constitution bench, Mehta said the AG has "to say something" on it. Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, appearing for one of the petitioners, said the issue should be heard by a constitution bench.

Quota Bill historic, shows govt means sabka vikaas: BJP MPs

Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Congress leaders are having “stomach ache” at the sight of the son of a backward caste family talk about the upper castes.


Goods and Services Tax: Punjab, AP raise red flag over ‘low’ revenue-neutral rate

However, gains from coal block auctions could help, says Jharkhand.

Vital reforms legislation cleared, govt now eyes GST Bill in 2nd half of session

The FM also asserted that the government will continue its reform impetus and take up the Constitution Amendment Bill.

Key BJP-ruled states pick holes in Centre’s GST Bill

The Centre, though rebutted apprehensions, the GST Bill may face major roadblocks.

With GST, India will become a common market

India is all set to roll out the largest indirect tax reform since the introduction of the value-added tax in 2005.


After rejection, ‘some headway’ on GST Bill; states meeting next week

States firm on keeping out petroleum products, thwart Centre’s plan to table Bill.

Part of CST compensation likely before Budget

The Centre had agreed to pay for the revenue lost on account of phasing out the CST.

Tax rates firmed up as GST gets set for 2016 rollout

Govt looking at 11% for Centre, 12% for states; may figure in Budget.

Govt brings out revised GST Bill, accommodates key demands of states

A key demand of states to keep petrol and alcohol outside the purview of the GST has been met partially.