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News digest: 62 items likely to stay in 28% GST slab, and more

Those planning to buy new furniture or refit electric switches might have to pay less after Friday's GST meet

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Only 62 items likely to stay in 28% GST slab

Those planning to buy new furniture or refit electric switches might have to pay less after Friday, as the GST (goods and services tax) Council is likely to slash the indirect tax rates on these items at its meeting in Guwahati. Read More

Sebi penalises Rupani’s HUF for manipulative trading

Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has charged 22 entities, including Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), for “manipulative trades” in little-known company Sarang Chemicals. Read More


Note ban: Govt, Oppn see it in black and white

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrated the first anniversary of note ban on Wednesday as “anti-black money day”, with Union ministers addressing press conferences in several cities and also launching signature campaigns that supported the Narendra Modi government’s efforts at curbing black money. Read More

First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 03:55 IST
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