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AAP hits out at Congress, SAD for ‘politicising’ issue of GST on langar,parshad

The opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday hit out at the Congress-led Punjab government and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for “politicising” Goods and Services Tax (GST) imposition on ‘langar sewa’, and said such services in all religions should be kept out of the ambit of taxation.


Civil society calls for boycott of Chinese goods

Following strained relations between India and China over the disputed Bhutan border issue, various political and social groups have called for boycotting Chinese goods in Mumbai.

Why working from home is not practical?

Last year, Richard Laermer decided to let his em ployees work from home. “I always assumed that you can get your work done anywhere,“ Laermer, who owns a US-based PR firm.Turns out, he was wrong. Employees took advantage, Laermer said. The last straw, he said, was when someone refused to come in for a meeting because she had plans.

Air tickets to get cheaper from Delhi

Flying in and out of Delhi may soon get cheaper with incoming passengers no longer required to pay any user development fee (UDF). Even the UDF for outbound flyers—which went up to Rs 1,131 (without taxes) per passenger—is now slashed to Rs 10 and Rs 45 for domestic and international flyers, respectively. 

Dual MRP at airports, malls, hotels banned from January

The Union ministry of consumer affairs on Thursday decided to ban the 'dual’ MRP policy, a practice through which sellers charge a higher MRP for their products in certain spaces like malls, airports, and hotels.

PM’s address at the launch Goods & Service Tax

In the process of nation building, we often arrive at a moment which leads us to a path breaking juncture and opens up a plethora of opportunities imploring us to aspire for new dreams.

Yashwant Sinha says GST deals with just one indirect tax

 Goods and Services Tax (GST), India's biggest tax reform since Independence, was ushered in today with a special midnight session of Parliament.

Centre not to change policy on 'High' ways through city limits

The state government’s request to denotify and declare some stretches of national highways (NHs) passing through cities as district or municipal roads will not materialise in the immediate future as the Centre is yet to a take a decision on the issue. 

Government’s should aim to have single GST

Revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said that the ultimate goal of the government should be to move to a single- or dual-rate goods and services tax regime.

Do not expect any compensation for theft of valuables from bank lockers

Do not expect any compensation for theft or burglary of valuables in safe deposit boxes of public sector banks as the locker hiring agreement absolves them of all liability.

Relief for home-buyers as real estate act comes into existence

Home buyers can heave a sigh of relief, the long-awaited Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) will be implemented from May 1. The catch — only 12, out of a total of 32 states and Union territories, have notified rules.

Highway ministry to monitor liquor ban

Amid speculation on approaching the SC for relaxation of the liqour ban, the ministry has issued an advisory to implement the order.

With merger of 5 banks, SBI emerges as top 50 in world

The State Bank of India has merged its five Associate Banks - State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Travancore besides Bharatiya Mahila Bank - with itself with effect from April 1.

Air travelers hardly needs stamping of hand bags at seven airports

Air travellers will no longer need to get their hand bag stamped with "security checked" at seven major airports- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Cochin.

Narayana Murthy urged Indian IT companies to hire US locals instead of using H-1B visas

Indian software companies need to stop sending people on H-1B visas and focus on local hiring in the US, Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said amid rising concerns over Donald Trump administration's proposals to restrict inflow of foreign workers.

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