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The GST bill -- which will help create a single national sales tax to replace several state and central levies -- has already been approved by the Lok Sabha or Lower House of Parliament and is pending in the Upper House where the government doesn't have a majority.

GST may rollout from April 1 if law passed in Monsoon...

The Government is betting on support from smaller regional parties to pass the national sales tax legislation in the...
Congress ready to support GST if recommendations accepted

Congress ready to support GST if recommendations accepted

Congress has claimed in the Rajya Sabha that the real opposition to the long-pending GST bill was coming from...

Industry, traders join hands for early implementation of GST

"Traders and industry lobby groups, including CII, FICCI, Assocham, PHD Chambers, among others, have come out with a joint...

Cabinet nods to withdraw current amendments to food safety bill

Keeping aside the changes proposed by the previous government to the Food Safety and Standards Act, a decision to...
Walmart to acquire Bonobos; appoint Andy Dunn to oversee exclusive consumer brands offered online

Wal-Mart Sets Up New Company in India

Global retail giant Wal-Mart has registered a new company in India as it prepares to enter the country's lucrative...

No FDI: Expected decision at unexpected time

“Almost 97 per cent of the retail business is unorganised, and nothing will be done that can lead to...

No FDI in retail: Kamal Nath

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said that no foreign direct investment (FDI) will be allowed in the...

Centre urged to defer changes in Packaged Commodity Act

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has urged the Union government to defer implementation of amendments made in...

Govt says no specific policy for retail

There was good news for the retail sector with the government informing Parliament that there were no restrictions on...

Fresh retail FDI not now: Centre

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector for multi-brand products will be examined only after government receives reports from...
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