Mar 29, 2017 at 20:44 | Source: PTI
Of the five opposition amendments, three were moved by the Congress member Digvijaya Singh and two by Sitaram Yechury of CPI(M). The amendments were adopted with a significant margin, with the difference of votes ranging between 27 and 34 votes.
Mar 29, 2017 at 20:25 | Source: PTI
Admitting that Aadhaar was a "great initiative" of the previous UPA government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said it was being expanded by making it mandatory for direct benefit transfer of subsidy and checking of tax evasion.
Mar 29, 2017 at 15:28 | Source: PTI
Initiating a discussion on the four GST bills in the Lok Sabha, Congress leader Veerappa Moily said what the NDA government has brought about in the name of a "revolutionary tax reform is not a game changer but only a baby step".
Mar 29, 2017 at 12:33 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
GST promises to stitch together a common national market by replacing a string of central and local levies such as excise, value added tax, octroy, service tax into a single unified levy.
Mar 29, 2017 at 09:55 | Source: NEWS18.com
However, it is not going to be a smooth affair for the BJP-led NDA. The discussion on GST is expected to start in the Lok Sabha at around 12 noon and to continue till late evening without any break.
Mar 28, 2017 at 15:18 | Source: PTI
If the deep cuts are approved by Congress and the US does not contribute to Africa's current crisis, experts warn that the continent's growing drought and famine could have far-ranging effects, including a new wave of migrants heading to Europe and possibly more support for Islamic extremist groups.
Mar 28, 2017 at 14:59 | Source: NEWS18.com
The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict in a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to appoint Lokpal as per the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, as the government informed the court that Lokpal cannot be appointed until amendments are cleared by the parliament.
Mar 28, 2017 at 14:24 | Source: PTI
At a key strategy meeting of Congress MPs in the Lok Sabha chaired by party vice president Rahul Gandhi, it was decided to raise the concerns of the public on the GST Bills and seek necessary amendments.
Mar 28, 2017 at 14:08 | Source: NEWS18.com
The BJP is now setting its eye on Congress veteran Madhavsinh Solanki's 1985 massive mandate which reduced the opposition to less than 11 seats in Gujarat state assembly of 182. The state goes to polls next year.
Mar 27, 2017 at 20:55 | Source: PTI
The Congress today alleged a Rs 20,000 crore nationwide scam in the procurement of LED bulbs for government use by a state-owned company and demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into it.