GST

OPEN TO OPINION

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Taxation, Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley, GST

GST Council slashing tax rates for 178 items is a belated measure to fix ailing economy

Only 50 items including luxury goods like tobacco would attract 28 per cent GST, rest will be taxed at 18 per cent.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley, Rollbacks, GST

Government mustn't make GST a playground for interest groups pushing 'quick-fixes'

The perplexed GST council has become extremely vulnerable to the India's notorious tax lobbying.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
GST, Tourism, Himachal Pradesh

Why 28% GST is ruining tourism for Himachal Pradesh

The tax reform is also detrimental to employment prospects in the state.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
RBI, GST, Bank recapitalisation, NPA

Will bank recapitalisation help Indian economy rebound?

It is not feasible that an entire economy can be revived only through public expenditure.

HUMOUR

 |  6-minute read

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Suit-boot ki sarkar, Gabbar, Narendra Modi, GST

What made Rahul Gandhi call GST - Gabbar Singh Tax

Modi government's messy implementation of the 'tax reform' has wreaked havoc on the informal sector and the SMEs.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJP, Indian Economy, Hasmukh Adhia, GST

Hasmukh Adhia’s ‘GST needs rejig’ realisation has come at a huge price

This is as close as the Revenue Secretary can get to saying that the implementation of ‘tax reform’ has been a disaster.