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India's GST challenge makes Donald Trump's tax overhaul look easy

The challenge is daunting: Convert an economy of more than 1 billion consumers, 29 states, 22 official languages, 9 million businesses all operating under a spider’s web of taxes, arcane regulations and competing political ambitions into a unified common market. 1,063 more words


India's growth to accelerate further due to GST: Arun Jaitley

India continues to be the fastest growing major economy in the world and its growth will accelerate further due to factors like implementation of GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. 429 more words


Arun Jaitley raises H1B visa curbs with US commerce secretary

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has strongly raised with US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross India’s concerns over the Trump administration’s move to tighten the H1B visa regime, highlighting the key role played by Indian professionals in boosting the American economy. 697 more words

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VIP beacons get red flag from government

Red beacons will be allowed only for emergency vehicles, said Road Minister Gadkari

The Union Cabinet has decided to remove beacons atop all vehicles, including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from May 1. 393 more words


Why abolishing the FIPB sends out the right signal

This article was originally published in DailyO on February 6, 2017 here.

Amid a multitude of expectations, finance minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2017-18 in Parliament, one which was low on fireworks but high on pragmatic and incremental changes. 890 more words


GST rules: One leg still stuck in old taxes


After the GST rules were released, many stakeholders are curious to know how the valuation rules would shape up under GST, especially how the stock transfer of goods would be dealt with. 1,131 more words


Modi govt plan on generic drugs makes pharma companies, doctors jittery

The Narendra Modi govt is planning to bring law to make doctors compulsorily prescribe generic drugs

To make health care affordable in the country, the… 304 more words