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gst: A ‘Good & Simple Tax’? 4 years of GST and the road ahead

On the fourth anniversary of the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India, on looking back to the journey so far, the reaction...

Need Fiscal Council like institution to better manage Centre, state debt: NK Singh

The 15th Finance Commission Chairman NK Singh on Monday called for setting up a Fiscal Council like institution to better manage the debt trajectory of...

15th Finance Commission opted for continuity, predictability in deciding tax devolution to states: N K Singh

The 15th Finance Commission opted for continuity and predictability and hence retained the share of tax devolution to states at 41 per cent of the...

meghalaya: Consider State specific projects as recommended by the 15th Finance Commission, Meghalaya CM to PM Modi

Guwahati: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Thursday met Prime minister Narendra Modi and urged him to consider State specific projects as recommended by...

Sitharaman has loosened the purse strings in Budget 2021: How will it fast-track India’s growth?

The coronavirus pandemic seems to be on the wane in India and vaccination is well underway. The glimmer of light that we are waiting for...

8 states to get Rs 8k cr for one new city each | India News

NEW DELHI: For the first time, the Finance Commission has created the provision for Rs 8,000 crore incentive grant for eight states for incubation of...

How the recent decision by GST council has further deepened states’ financial woes

Imagine the following scenario. Your annual income is down by 30% and you apply for a personal loan to just about cover the EMIs of...

india news: ‘India may post lowest growth in post-reform period in FY21’

NEW DELHI: Indian economy, which was already in slowdown phase for last six quarters, could register the lowest growth in the post-reform period in 2020-21...