The council is expected to take up the proposal on rate cut on electric vehicles from 12% to 5%.
Builders have requested the GST Council to consider another option, and that is an effective tax rate of 7.2% but with input tax credit.
The finance ministry is believed to be studying the larger impact of a higher subsidy allocation on the fiscal math.
The new relief package could entail the Centre facilitating loans worth nearly Rs 12,000 cr for which the exchequer will bear the 5-6% interest subvention for 5 years.
IT industry worldwide would see a net decrease of 9% in headcount, or about 1.4 million jobs due to automation. But that is just one part of the story.
According to the sources, the 19 ministers were picked after an exhaustive vetting and selection process to find the best talent.
There might be no change in key ministries, but Uttar Pradesh may get more representation this time around considering the assembly elections next year.
India has officially joined the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) as a full member, three days after it's failed NSG bid due to stiff opposition from China and other countries.
The Congress termed the developments at the NSG meet an "embarrassment" to the country and a "huge diplomatic letdown" by the government.
Even as over 20 people have been killed in massive clash between police and encroachers, Hema Malini was tweeting pictures of her ongoing shooting of her film.
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