Nov 27, 2015 09:59 AM IST
The approval or the go-ahead by the Congress will be required to pass the GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha, says senior columnist Shekhar Gupta. "It has the maximum number of seats in the Upper House and hence the parties don't matter," he told CNBC-TV18
- Nov 25, 2015 07:22 PM IST
TMC MP Derek O‘Brien, in an interview with CNBC-TV18 says that issues between BJP and Congress is delaying the passing of GST Bill.
- Nov 25, 2015 05:42 PM IST
P Chidambaram, former Finance Minister & Senior Leader, Congress says the Congress wants inclusion of the tax rate in the bill itself and demands for a cap on the same as suggested by the Chief Economic Advisor's report.
- Nov 24, 2015 09:39 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who needs Parliament approval for the Goods & Services Tax (GST) Bill in the winter session beginning Thursday to rollout the new indirect tax regime from planned April 1, said he is willing to discuss with Congress as some of its suggestions were not in the larger interest of the GST structure.
- Nov 23, 2015 11:13 AM IST
If the GST rate is lower than 18 percent then the FinMin believes there's a good chance of the Bill being passed in the Winter Session as the Oppostion won't have any reason to stall it further.
- Nov 23, 2015 08:32 AM IST
The joint parliamentary committee examining the land bill will meet today to try and reach a consensus on the contentious clauses of the bill. The committee's reports will be submitted in the winter session of the parliament which begins on Thursday. CNN-IBN's Sumit Pande has more details.
- Nov 09, 2015 12:31 PM IST
"Nitish contested the Bihar election on the plank of governance and development. In his first 10 years, development happened at a very elementary level â€” building roads, hospitals, etc. He can't continue to do just that... If he continues on the path of development, he will have the support of the Centre," says finance minister Arun Jaitley
- Nov 03, 2015 02:59 PM IST
Calling as "aberrations" some of the recent incidents including the beef row, Jaitley insisted that there is "no justification" in returning of awards and the national situation "is absolutely peaceful.
- Oct 19, 2015 10:33 PM IST
He has for long been considered one of the pioneers of bringing in technology to India. His association with the Indian government goes back to when Rajiv Gandhi was the Prime Minister.
- Sep 08, 2015 09:54 PM IST
Coming just months after the blanket ban on sale and consumption of beef, the latest move is making Mumbaikars see red.
- Aug 28, 2015 08:36 PM IST
Sources say the order will ensure compensation for land acquired under 13 Acts and will safeguard the rehabilitation of land owners.
- Aug 25, 2015 07:48 PM IST
Upsetting Congress plans to wrest control of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) council with an all out offensive, BJP won 100 wards out of 198, as the results were declared today by the State Election Commission for the polls held on August 22.
- Aug 25, 2015 05:53 PM IST
With the government having failed to pass its legislative business in the Monsoon Session which was a near washout, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venakiah Naidu met Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and appealed to all political parties to cooperate in smooth functioning of Parliament in the "larger national interest".
- Aug 21, 2015 09:27 PM IST
The election is being held after a prolonged court battle, as Siddaramaiah led government sought to defer it on grounds of trifurcating the civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP).
- Aug 17, 2015 05:18 PM IST
This revelation was made before the Supreme Court by US-based Madison Capital, which said that it would buy two hotels owned by Sahara.
- Aug 13, 2015 03:53 PM IST
Addressing mediapersons in the national capital, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government would go to all 53 Lok Sabha constituencies being held by Congress and Left and expose what they did in Parliament.
- Aug 13, 2015 02:16 PM IST
Sources said the decision to reconvene Monsoon session, after the washout of last three weeks due to disruptions by Congress-led opposition, will depend on whether there is some significant headway with other parties on the contentious GST bill.
- Aug 12, 2015 09:23 PM IST
In a unique plea filed in the Supreme Court, a non-government organization (NGO) today filed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking its intervention to ensure the legislative process is not disrupted by lawmakers and asked it lay down guidelines for them.
- Aug 12, 2015 09:07 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in Lok Sabha that the previous UPA government had not taken any concrete steps to bring back Lalit Modi, who is facing money laundering charges, as the Congress-led dispensation was on the "wrong route".
- Aug 12, 2015 10:41 AM IST
The petition has been signed by top industrialists including Rahul Bajaj, Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, Pawan Munjal of Hero MotorCorp, Adi Godrej and Kiran Majumdar Shaw.
- Aug 12, 2015 10:00 AM IST
Amidst uproar by opposition parties, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday introduced the GST Bill in the Rajya Sabha. However, discussions could not be held on the same due to the pandemonium forcing the Speaker to adjourn of the House for the day.
- Aug 11, 2015 05:24 PM IST
Aimed at creating a customs union for India's 1.2 billion people, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) is the biggest revenue shake-up since independence from Britain in 1947. Supporters say it will add up to two percentage points to economic growth.
- Aug 11, 2015 04:00 PM IST
The GST, that seeks to replace all indirect taxes, with a uniform levy has already been approved by the Lok Sabha and was in last session referred to a Rajya Sabha Select Committee. The current Monsoon session of Parliament ends on August 13.
- Aug 10, 2015 10:00 PM IST
Struggling to transact any legislative business, thanks to a rebellious opposition, the government is going all out to make one last push for the goods and services tax (GST) days before the Monsoon Session of Parliament ends.
- Aug 10, 2015 03:00 PM IST
Joint committee report on the Land Bill will be tabled in the winter session of the Parliament instead of the current monsoon session.