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    GST bill tabled in Rajya Sabha

    Inching closer to India’s biggest tax reform becoming a reality, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today tabled the Goods and Services Tax Bill in the Rajya Sabha. As a result of government’s continuous efforts to get political parties on board, the Bill is expected be passed …

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    PM to hold interactive session with newly inducted IAS officers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an interactive session with 172 newly-inducted IAS officers on Tuesday. These officers of 2014 batch started their career as assistant secretaries in 48 Central Government departments on Monday. This is the second batch of IAS officers to have their …

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    GST bill listed in RS for tomorrow

    Crucial GST bill to come up in Rajya Sabha tomorrow as broad consensus emerges between government and opposition. BJP issues whip to all its Rajya Sabha members to be present in the house for next 3 days. The long-pending GST Bill has been listed for …

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    Govt to evacuate stranded Indians

    MoS External affairs General VK Singh to leave for Saudi Arabia to oversee safe evacuation of distressed Indian workers, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assures parliament, government will not let any Indian go hungry abroad. Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh will visit …

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    Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel offers to step down

    Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel sends her resignation to Party president, cites party tradition of retiring at the age of 75. BJP Chief Amit Shah says parliamentary board to take the final decision. Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel has offered to resign as Chief Minister and …

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    GST Bill listed for passage next week

    Government listed the GST Bill for consideration and passage in Rajya Sabha’s agenda for next week. Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the Constitution 122nd Amendment Bill, 2014 will be taken up for consideration and passage, on August 1. The Cabinet had cleared changes in …

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    India seeks US help for missing AN-32 aircraft

    Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has told Parliament that India has sought help from US to check if their satellites captured any signals from the missing AN-32 aircraft, while noting there was very little possibility that sabotage played any role. Giving clarifications on the missing …

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    7th Pay Commission arrears to be paid in one installment

    Government has decided to pay its employees arrears arising from implementation of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations in one go in August salaries. The government has already notified the 2.57-time hike in basic salary of one crore government employees and pensioners as per the 7th …

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    Several cities affected by water-logging, floods

    Heavy rains and subsequent water-logging and flood crippled several cities including Gurugram, Bengaluru and Delhi. In Bihar flood has spread to more than 10 districts affecting more than 20 lakh people in the state. Flooding in Bihar is mainly due to heavy rainfall in Nepal’s …

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    GST Bill: Jaitley reaches out to parties

    To ensure smooth passage of GST Bill in Parliament,Finance Minister Arun Jaitely met leaders of various political parties. Union Cabinet, on Wednesday, approved key amendments in GST Bill; dropped one percent additional tax clause on inter-state sales. The Bill in its present form provides 100 …

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