The government will extend the term of CEA Arvind Subramanian by one year till October 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.
Jaitley said demonetisation was a shake-up which achieved its principal objectives of decreasing cash transactions.
Jaitley said that the government needs revenue to support public spending without which growth will suffer.
The government ruled out any further extension of the timeline after December for filing GSTR-3B tax returns by businesses. GSTR 3B is a simple
Jaitley said the Aadhaar legislation, passed during the BJP rule, will stand the test of the constitutionality of using the unique identification
The government has notified levy of increased GST cess of up to 7 per cent on mid-size, large and SUV cars.
Direct Tax collections in the first five months of the current fiscal grew 17.5 per cent to Rs 2.24 lakh crore, mainly on account of income tax
As many as 40 products, including daily use ones like idli and dosa batter, raincoat, brooms and corduroy fabric, will cost less as the GST
India and Japan have agreed to collaborate closely in defence production, including on dual- use technologies, as the two countries resolved to
The annual Indo-Japan Ministerial Defence dialogue took place at a time when tension was mounting in the region due to North Korea's nuclear test.
Finance Minster Arun Jaitley today attributed the lower GDP numbers to pre-GST destocking of goods and expressed hope that the economy will grow
The Congress today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should apologise for demonetisation, describing it as the country’s “biggest
However the finance minister admitted that there is no short term solutions to the problem of bad loans.
Addressing the media at the release of RBI’s Annual Report on 2016-17, Finance Minister spoke of the major “objectives” of the demonetisation and