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News digest: GST revenue collection, green number plate on e-cars, and more

From Ola, Uber tapping mass transit firms to Modi's aim for minimum fiscal slippage, BS brings you up to date with the latest news

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

News Digest

Taxman plans to match GST invoices to plug revenue leakage

The GST Council may move the sales and purchase invoice matching system to the back end. It will do so to keep tabs on missing transactions and check over-claim of input tax credits in the goods and services tax (GST). Read more

Ola, focus on tie-ups with mass transit firms to tap new users in 2018

After witnessing slowing growth over the past 18 months, India’s ride-hailing bigwigs are partnering mass transit companies. Both and have been tying up with mass transit companies, setting up easy-booking kiosks at metro stations and airports to grow user base. Read more

Modi's aim to contain fiscal deficit: Two options exist, both are painful

Prime Minister Narendra wanted minimum slippage from the fiscal deficit target of 3.2 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) for 2017-18, sources said. Read more

may soon sport green number plates

Indian roads may see a new colour on the number plates of cars — a green one, with the NITI Aayog planning such a move for electric vehicles. Read more

First Published: Thu, January 04 2018. 02:41 IST