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  Business   Economy  31 Aug 2017

Business, Economy, 31 Aug 2017

India's GDP hit hard by GST as it slips to 5.7 per cent in June quarter

This indicates the economy is reeling under the impact of the destocking activity and the uncertainty prevailing under GST.

31 Aug 2017 6:09 PM

Finance Ministry posts rules under e-way bill

The e-way bill provisions were approved by the GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

31 Aug 2017 5:39 PM

Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended by 4 months till Dec 31

Earlier, govt had allowed linking of both documents up to August 31 with a relaxation in tax filing deadline.

31 Aug 2017 5:30 PM

Industrial, manufacturing policies up for review: Nirmala Sitharaman

The review is being undertaken to ensure India's preparedness to tackle new challenges of Industrial Revolution 4.0.

31 Aug 2017 5:10 PM

IMG concludes report on telecom woes, some relief on plate

The finalisation of the report comes after a three-month long deliberation by the high-powered committee. 

31 Aug 2017 4:08 PM


Jaitley indicates fewer GST slabs may be possible in future

Jaitley indicated that the 12 per cent and 18 per cent GST slabs could be integrated into one slab.

31 Aug 2017 3:48 PM

All the fears about GST were wrong, rollout was smooth: Modi

Resolution of public grievances has also been reviewed in 17 sectors.

31 Aug 2017 2:56 PM

Large deposits post DeMo ends anonymity of cash: Jaitley

Govt had initially estimated about Rs 5 lakh crore would not come back into the banking system.

31 Aug 2017 2:04 PM

Only Rs 16,000 crore unearthed at cost of note ban?

In May 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a promise to unearth black money.

31 Aug 2017 12:58 PM

Pay up or allow others to take control of business: Jaitley's to loan defaulters

Jaitley said the government was open to providing more capital to banks but cleaning up stressed loans was bigger priority.

31 Aug 2017 12:53 PM


India's economic growth seen picking up as note ban effects reduce

Narendra Modi’s shock decision last November to scrap high-value old banknotes wiped out 86 percent of currency in circulation.

31 Aug 2017 12:23 PM

5 consequences you may face if you don't link Aadhaar with PAN today

The tax department clarified that deadline for Aadhaar-PAN linkage is currently August 31.

31 Aug 2017 11:34 AM

Not all money returned after note ban was legal: Jaitley

RBI on Wednesday disclosed it received scrapped notes worth Rs 15.28 lakh crore since November 8 last year.

31 Aug 2017 11:13 AM

Fall out of demonetisation on predicted lines, to benefit in long run: FM

Jaitley also said the fact that money got deposited in banks does not mean that all of it is legitimate money.

31 Aug 2017 10:57 AM

HSBC doubts accuracy of GDP, to focus on GVA

Says economic growth may slow down to 6 per cent in Q1 FY18.

31 Aug 2017 4:43 AM


99 per cent of banned notes are back in system, says RBI

RBI report also highlighted the significant growth in the number of counterfeit currency notes detected by various banks.

31 Aug 2017 1:47 AM

GST pooled in Rs 92,283 crore in July

The deadline for filing first monthly return and payment of taxes under GST ended on August 25.

31 Aug 2017 12:10 AM