Train e-tickets on IRCTC to cost more from today

Train ticket booking on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is set to cost more from today, with the Indian Railways re-introducing services charges on its e-tickets. Continue Reading

Major changes in rates expected as GST Council meets in Delhi

It is expected to substantially slash Goods and Services Tax rates after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in so many words a couple of days ago. Also, the BJP government at the Centre has been scalded by the results in the five States where it faced defeat in the Assembly elections. Continue Reading

‘Petrol, diesel under GST not possible till revenues stabilise’

Former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian said Monday that the inclusion of petrol and diesel in the GST ambit was not possible until the revenues under the new tax regime stabilises “You know it is desirable to have that (inclusion of petrol and diesel in GST). Continue Reading