Traders threaten ‘never-before agitation’ if GST takes away special status

Traders threaten ‘never-before agitation’ if GST takes away special status

Srinagar: The Kashmir Traders and Manufactures Association on Friday threatened to launch a “never-before agitation” if the Goods and Services Tax (GST) affects the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. In a press conference held here, the association said that the business community in Kashmir has apprehensions about the new GST regime eroding the special […]

Kashmir hosts GST council meeting on new tax regime

Kashmir hosts GST council meeting on new tax regime

SRINAGAR: The 14th meeting of the GST Council to be chaired by the finance minister Arun Jaitley is set to begin on Wednesday with finance ministers, finance secretaries and other taxation officials from all the states and union territories attending the crucial meet on new tax regime. The meeting of the Fitment Committee and preparatory […]

Official function turns nasty for Mehbooba, women raise azadi slogans

Official function turns nasty for Mehbooba, women raise azadi slogans

SRINAGAR: Women attending a women empowerment function at the SKICC on Tuesday raised pro-freedom slogans and protested the presence of the chief minister in a fresh embarrassment for Mehbooba Mufti. The protesting women told reporters that they were invited to the function on the promise of free gas connections. About 15,000 women from all districts […]

For revamping Srinagar expert suggests integrated approach

For revamping Srinagar  expert suggests integrated approach

Srinagar: The government should set up a transport authority composed of departments like the municipality, transport, roads & buildings, tourism, lakes and water bodies and allied departments so that they can think together before spending funds on street management, an urban landscape expert suggested here Monday. Anuj Malholtra, CEO of the Centre for Green Mobility, […]