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GST Council

Finance Ministry Releases Rs 40,000 Crore To Meet GST Compensation Shortfall

Oct 07, 2021 Outlook Business Team

It added that the total amount disbursed as back to back in lieu of GST compensation reached Rs 1.15 lakh crore for the current financial year.

On-Ground GST Council Meet After 20 months. Here's What You Should Look Out For

Sep 16, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

The 45th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is set to convene physically after a long time in Lucknow on September 17

Bengal FM Writes To Sitharaman, Urges Centre To Convene GST Council Meeting

West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has urged the Centre to borrow from the RBI

Centre Should Work To Re-Establish Trust With States: P Chidambaram On GST Row

Oct 16, 2020 PTI

"States are opposed to borrowing on their own account. States are right. There is no difference between the first amount and the second amount," Chidambaram said.

'No Rationale In Compelling States To Borrow': Kerala Finance Minister On Centre's Options On GST Shortfall

Kerala Finance Minister Dr Thomas Isaac tells Outlook that options given by the Centre to the states over the GST compensation issue have no rationale.

29 August, 2020

'Will Messenger Of God Answer?': Chidambaram's Dig At Nirmala Sitharaman's 'Act Of God' Remark


On Thursday, during the GST Council meeting, Nirmala Sitharaman had said the economy had been hit by Coronavirus pandemic, which is an 'Act of God', and that it will see a contraction in the current fiscal.

28 August, 2020

Crux Of GST Council Meet: Centre Tells States ‘We Owe You Money But Borrow From RBI’

Prakash Chawla

The Centre during the GST Council meeting has asked the States to borrow the entire projected shortfall of Rs 2.35 lakh crore — on account of faltering GST collections — under a special borrowing window facilitated by the RBI.

14 March, 2020

Mobile Phones To Cost More As GST Increased From 12% To 18%

Outlook Web Bureau

The GST Council has also waived late fee for delayed filing of annual returns for FY18, FY19 by entities with turnover of less than Rs 2 cr, she said.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Governor of Uttarakhand, Lt General Gurmit Singh (Retd) in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Surya Kiran fighters of Indian Air Force flypast over the city as part of the celebrations of the golden jubilee of victory over Pakistan during Bangladesh war in 1971, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Farmers block railway tracks as part of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha's 'Rail Roko' protest demanding the dismissal and arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Oct. 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri, in...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar sign a guestbook during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.

AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo

Policemen carry an activist of Congress party's youth wing during a protest against recent killings of civilians in Kashmir, in New Delhi.

AP Photo/Manish Swarup

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