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Modi fights to protect home base in election

Modi fights to protect home base in election

The election for a new legislature in the western state of Gujarat this weekend is turning out to be a greater challenge for Modi than anticipated, the polls show.

Little India struggles with tax revolution

Little India struggles with tax revolution

India has vowed that a new nationwide tax will revolutionise the economy by bringing more businesses into the digital system to enrich state coffers, but for shopkeeper Sanjay Kumar Rai, who has never used a computer ...

India launches national tax amid business doubts

India launches national tax amid business doubts

India on Saturday launched its biggest ever fiscal reform with the government promising a stronger, less corrupt economy while businesses are nervous about the new tax.

India set to launch landmark tax reform amid protests

India set to launch landmark tax reform amid protests

India is just hours away from introducing its biggest tax overhaul ever, the Goods and Services Tax (GST), at a special event in the national parliament.

India's new sales tax leaves service providers worried

India's new sales tax leaves service providers worried

India on Friday unveiled four rate bands under a new sales tax for services such as telecoms, insurance and restaurants, a move experts said could complicate compliance ...

India finalises bills to launch new sales tax in July

India finalises bills to launch new sales tax in July

India moved a step closer on Saturday towards launching a new national sales tax from July after a panel of federal and state finance officials finalised two key bills to be put before parliament.

India's parliament approves biggest tax reform

India's parliament approves biggest tax reform

Parliament approved India's biggest overhaul of indirect taxes on Monday after the lower house ratified a constitutional amendment Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a major step to make doing business easier.

India's landmark tax reform clears parliamentary hurdle

India's landmark tax reform clears parliamentary hurdle

India's upper house of parliament backed a major tax reform that seeks to transform the country into a common market, though opposition benches urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to overtax businesses and consumers.