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Modi hopes for 'breakthrough' on GST

Citing positive response from states and political parties, he said tax reform will be in place soon

IANS  |  New Delhi 

"There will be detailed discussion on the Budget and I am sure the level of debate and discussion will be of good quality. It will be focused on the issues pertaining to the welfare of the poor," Modi told the media.Prime Minister Narendra Modi has exuded confidence on the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Budget session of Parliament which resumed on Thursday. Citing positive response from the states and other political parties, Modi said he hoped the GST, the country's biggest tax reform, would be in place by this session itself. "We are ...

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First Published: Thu, March 09 2017. 17:10 IST
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