GST to give fiscal autonomy to JK: Jitendra

GST to give fiscal autonomy to JK: Jitendra

Jammu: Taking a dig at leaders opposed to the implementation of GST in Jammu and Kashmir arguing that it will affect the state’s autonomy, Union minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday said the reform is a major step towards granting “fiscal autonomy” to the states. The Goods and Services (GST) Tax will also bring ease […]

All-party committee on GST to be announced today

All-party committee on GST to be announced today

Srinagar: After nothing came out of the special Assembly session called to discuss the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the government will issue a formal notification on Thursday announcing the head and members of an All-Party Committee (APC) that will hold consultations with various stakeholders on implementing the GST in Jammu and Kashmir. “So far, […]

Make GST bill public, Kashmir Inc to govt

Make GST bill public, Kashmir Inc to govt

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has asked the government to make public its draft of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) legislation. The KCCI said in a statement issued on Wednesday that it had a right to put forward its view on the GST. “KCCI being an important stakeholder should be […]

Government defers GST implementation

Government defers GST implementation

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Government is likely to defer the implementation of Goods and Services (GST) Tax on July 1, the day when the law will come in effect across India. “The government would not impose GST law in J&K if people do not want it. We want people to feel easy. We will not […]

Police foils KTMF march against GST

Police foils KTMF march against GST

SRINAGAR: Police foiled the proposed civil secretariat march of Kashmir Traders & Manufacturers Association against the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST) on Saturday by arresting several of its top leaders and other members. Chairman of the association, Mohammad Yaseen Khan, told Kashmir Reader that police used force against its members that resulted in […]

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

‘We have two options: Surrender or live like bravehearts’

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership has called for complete shutdown today against civilian killings, ransacking of properties and forces’ “arrogance”. In a statement, the leadership comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Muhammad Yasin Malik termed the forces’ action as “state-sponsored terrorism”. “Forces have virtually declared war on civilians and feel free to kill […]

CM anguished over killings

CM anguished over killings

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep anguish over the killing of two civilians and two policemen across Kashmir valley during the past 24 hours. The Chief Minister said she has reiterated it time and again that violence and innocent killings would lead the state only to a cobweb bloodletting and destruction and uncertainty […]

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