Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Posted on 02 April, 2019 , No Comments admin

Sitting in Opposition from 2004-14, I used to listen to the tall promises in the Congress Budgets.  An early lesson that I gave to myself was “Don’t go…

Posted on 20 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

Yesterday, the 19th March, 2019, the GST Council held its 34th meeting. The GST was enabled by a Constitution Amendment which was unanimously approved by both the Houses…

Posted on 18 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

Five year is not a long period in the life of a nation. It can, however, be a turning point in its direction for progress.  1991 was an…

Posted on 16 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

The real strength of India’s democracy is the inherent wisdom of the voters.  They know what is in their best interest.  They make harsh but correct judgments.  They…

Posted on 14 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demonstrated during the last five years his indefatigability by literally working round the clock.  Not only has he proved to be a quick…

Posted on 13 March, 2019 , No Comments admin

The situation till May, 2014 India was considered, by both domestic and international investors, as one of the most corrupt nations in the world.  India’s credibility on the…

Posted on 01 February, 2019 , No Comments admin

The Interim Budget presented by Shri Piyush Goyal today marks a high point in the policy directions that the Government headed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has…

Posted on 11 January, 2019 , No Comments admin

Reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections The Constitutional Amendment Bill to provide reservation to the economically weaker sections has been passed by both Houses of Parliament.  It will…

Posted on 24 December, 2018 , No Comments admin

The Goods and Services Tax was implemented w.e.f. 1st July, 2017.  It hasn’t completed eighteen months of implementation as yet.  The GST has been at the receiving end…

Posted on 01 July, 2018 , No Comments admin

It has been one year since the country’s switchover to a new indirect taxation system - the Good and Services Tax. One single tax replaced seventeen taxes and…