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J&K Assembly passes GST bill, will be implemented at midnight

The Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017, moved by Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, was adopted by a voice vote in the absence of opposition parties which accused the PDP-BJP government of undermining the special status of the state.

Punjab Cabinet approves GST Bill, to be tabled in budget session

Key decisions were taken at a meeting of the Council of Ministers, chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday.


Himachal House clears GST Bill

Both ruling Congress and Opposition BJP join hands and claim credit of its unanimous passage.

Bickering over demonetisation may derail GST rollout

The government was hoping to finalise the draft laws before presenting it to the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.

GST Council reaches consensus on compensation; base year to be 2015-16

Jaitley said that five option on GST rate structure were presented to the GST Council.

Lower GST will improve compliance, allay inflation fears: CEA

Under the new indirect tax regime of goods and services tax, rates will be set by the GST Council which will be headed by Union Finance Minister and have state finance ministers as members.


President Pranab Mukherjee approves GST Bill

The central government had sent the GST bill to the President after 16 states had ratified the legislation.

GST Bill likely next week as government gets off to good start in Monsoon Session

GST Bill: If all goes well for rest of the Monsoon Session, the Bill may come up in the Rajya Sabha next week.

Hopeful legislative activity can proceed much more in Rajya Sabha: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley parried questions over RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose continuation has been strongly opposed by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, and said "We do not discuss these matters through media."

Modi government @2: Reassess the report card

They ignore the extremely high risk of an attempt at privatisation being effectively stillborn, unacceptable to state governments.