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GST Council forms 18 groups to sort out industry worries

GST Council forms 18 groups to sort out industry worries

The GST Council has set up 18 sectoral groups to interact with the sectors like telecom, banking and export and sort out their issues in a time-bound manner for a…

Petrol, diesel prices to change on daily basis from June 16

Petrol, diesel prices to change on daily basis from June 16

Public sector oil marketing companies will revise petrol and diesel prices across the country on a daily basis, Indian Oil said on Thursday. Currently, fuel prices are revised on a…

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25%

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25%

The RBI on Wednesday kept repo rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 6.0 per cent, and the marginal standing facility…

West Bengal not to support GST in present form: Mamata

West Bengal not to support GST in present form: Mamata

Less than a month before the GST regime is set to kick in from July 1, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her government would not support the new…

GST effect: Ford offers discounts up to Rs 30,000 on EcoSport, Figo, Aspire

GST effect: Ford offers discounts up to Rs 30,000 on EcoSport, Figo, Aspire

  Auto maker Ford India is offering discounts of up to Rs 30,000 on its compact SUV EcoSport, sedan Aspire and Figo hatchback to pass on benefits of new tax…

GST will help in evolving India as tax-compliant society: Minister

GST will help in evolving India as tax-compliant society: Minister

The Goods and Services Tax, to be rolled out in just over a month, will not only check evasions but also help India evolve as a more tax-compliant society, Finance…

India will grow at 7.2% in 2017-18, says World Bank

India will grow at 7.2% in 2017-18, says World Bank

World Bank expects India, the fastest growing major economy in the world, to grow at 7.2 per cent in the current fiscal and further up to 7.7 per cent by…

EPFO may reduce PF contributions to 10%

EPFO may reduce PF contributions to 10%

Trustees of retirement fund body EPFO may approve a proposal to reduce the mandatory contributions toward social security schemes run by it to 10 per cent for workers as well…

GST: Sugar, tea, coffee, milk powder to cost less

GST: Sugar, tea, coffee, milk powder to cost less

Prices of sugar, tea, coffee and milk power may soften from July as the proposed goods and services tax (GST) will be lower than the present levies. The GST Council,…

Mumbai, Kota named among world’s most crowded cities

Mumbai, Kota named among world’s most crowded cities

Two Indian cities — Mumbai and Kota — have been named among the world’s most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat…