TV, refrigerator, washing machines to get cheaper, GST rate cut on 50 items

Jul 22 2018 | 3 hrs ago

The GST Council on Saturday reduced tax rates on over 50 items including refrigerators, washing macines and small televisions, which would now be taxed at 18 per cent, down from the current 28 per cent.

Rahul's gesture of hugging PM a sent good message: Pawar

Jul 21 2018

Rahul Gandhi's gesture of hugging Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha yesterday has sent a good message, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar today said, while advising the prime minister not to target political rivals from "foreign soil".

EPFO payroll data: 4.4 mn jobs created in 9 months till May

Jul 21 2018

Retirement fund body EPFO's payroll data suggests that as many as 4,474,859 jobs created during September 2017 to May this year.

Orient Cements to increase production capacity

Jul 21 2018

Orient Cements today expressed interest to expand the capacity of its factory in Telangana, the State government said.

South Indian Bank net profit nosedives in Q1

Jul 21 2018

Kerala-based South Indian Bank has declared a net profit of Rs 23.04 crores for the first quarter of the financial year 2018-19 as against Rs 101.47 crores during the corresponding period last year.

UP police acting like bouncers of state government: Babbar

Jul 21 2018

Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar today slammed the state police for the "poor" law-and-order situation, while alleging that they were acting as "bouncers" of the Yogi Adityanath government and harassing the poor people.

AAP lauds Rahul's speech, questions criticism of his hug

Jul 21 2018

The Aam Aadmi Party today lauded Rahul Gandhi's speech during the no-confidence debate in Parliament and criticised the BJP for making a fuss over the hug the Congress president gave to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

60,000 Indian youth detained along US-Mexico border: Manish Tewari

Jul 21 2018

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Manish Tewari today claimed that 60,000 Indian youth, a substantial number of them from Punjab, were detained at the detention camps along the US-Mexico border.

Arrest me if I am anti-national, Digvijay tells Chouhan

Jul 21 2018

After Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan called his actions and statements anti-national, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said he would appear before police and they could arrest him.

Modi Govt slashes GST rate on several products

Jul 21 2018

Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products.

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