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Saturday, February 27, 2021



Centre released Rs 1 lakh crore GST compensation to states since October

February 21, 2021 1:57 am

Under the special window, the Centre has been borrowing in government stock with tenor of 3 years and 5 years.

Gas stocks hit 52-week highs as PM Modi reaffirms plan to include natural gas under GST

February 18, 2021 1:31 pm

Led by the steep rally in the gas stocks, the S&P BSE Oil & Gas index too climbed 5 per cent to hit its 52-week high of 15,725.86 earlier in the day.

PM reaffirms plan to include natural gas under GST regime

February 18, 2021 12:26 am

The inclusion of petroleum and natural in the GST regime has been a consistent demand of industry, which has noted that the cascading impact of central taxes and different tax regimes across different states was leading to higher prices for end consumers.

Maharashtra ignored in budget despite being highest GST contributor: Chhagan Bhujbal

February 02, 2021 6:57 pm

No concrete plan to uplift the socially oppressed, Centre segregated states that are due for polls and showered sops, says the senior NCP leader.

Crossing Rs 1 lakh cr-mark for fourth month in a row, GST mop-up at all-time high in Jan

February 01, 2021 12:34 am

Pickup in economic activity along with compliance measures and action against tax evaders by use of data analytics along with the recently introduced technological systems of e-invoicing contributed to the surge in GST revenues.

White collar offences more serious than muder and dacoity, says Bombay HC

January 20, 2021 6:14 am

Bombay HC court held that as the applicants delayed proceedings under the pretext of Covid-19 infection and had received undue interim relief, thus, such orders causing damage to the image of judiciary and therefore a cost of Rs. 25000 be paid by each to GST authorities.

Haryana police busts fake GST invoices racket, arrests 89, recovers Rs 112 crore

January 18, 2021 2:15 am

The crackdown has led to the recovery of over Rs 112 crore, and arrest of 89 people after the registration of 72 cases between July and October last year, state police chief Manoj Yadava said.

Farm laws, GST on agenda of special Assembly session on Jan 27: TMC

January 09, 2021 3:23 am

State education and parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would also be discussed at the special session.

Economists call for accelerated privatisation and simpler GST

January 09, 2021 12:41 am

Economists also emphasised the need for development of acceleration of public investment in infrastructure and public goods projects, especially on construction heavy projects to create immediate jobs.

Telangana: Three businessmen arrested for GST fraud

January 08, 2021 9:43 am

Investigators found that the businessmen had floated many firms either directly by them or with the help of their acquaintances and such firms have claimed Input Tax Credit based on fake/bogus invoices.


The Agrarian Unrest Part 1: This could be the Narendra Modi government’s biggest problem

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

Thousands of farmers from across the country have taken to the streets. ‘Dilli chalo’ is their slogan. What do they want? And is agrarian distress this government’s biggest problem? Harish Damodaran explains.

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

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

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".

How demonetisation and GST hit MSMEs: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Two years on, we look at how demonetisation (and GST) had an adverse impact on micro, small and medium enterprises or MSMEs. Here are some of the concerns that MSMEs are dealing with.

Opinion | Is GST Good For India?

June 22, 2020 7:02 pm