State governments not keen to levy GST on exempted goods
“Goods on the exempted list are mass-consumption items. No state will agree to include them,” said the finance minister of a BJP-ruled state. West Bengal FM Amit Mitra also dismissed the GST Council secretariat’s suggestion for a review of the exempted items. The secretariat had shot off a letter to states seeking a revision of exempted items.
Global pension funds are eyeing Bengal's real estate market
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Demonetisation led to economic slowdown: Bengal FM Amit Mitra
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There will be huge opportunities to buy slowly: Aveek Mitra, Aveksat Financial
BHEL is selling very cheap and it does no good for anybody to sell this kind of a company now.
Economic slowdown due to structural changes: Amit Mitra
Mitra said the structural changes have been ushered in due to demonetisation and "faulty" GST implementation along with the collapse of IL&FS which crippled the NBFC sector.
Those who don't understand Gandhi talk about NRC: Congress
Somen Mitra, Bengal Congress President, said both the TMC government at the state and the BJP-led government at the Centre do not understand the principles of Mahatma Gandhi.
West Bengal on top in terms of GDP growth rate: Amit Mitra
"We are holding the baton and moving forward while the rest of the country is going through serious recession," Mitra added.
Bullion, bling and everything nice: Rs 20-cr Durga idol, made with 50 kg gold, is making headlines
Around 200 artisans have been toiling for the last two and a half months to give the 13-feet tall idol shape.
Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra questions haste in cutting GST on EVs
Mitra instead pitched for a cut in taxes on hybrid and BS VI vehicles.
Need comprehensive paper on GST: Amit Mitra
In a letter to union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Mitra pointed at distortions in the rate structure, issues with the return filing and refunds.
Koena Mitra gets 6-month imprisonment after Rs 3 lakh cheque bounces
The actress borrowed Rs 22 lakh from model Ppoonam Sethi over a period of time, but failed to return the entire amount.
Bring GSTR with invoice matching for all by January: Bengal FM
Bengal FM wrote that he had forewarned that giving up invoice matching would lead to widespread tax frauds and hawala transactions.
ISRO releases fresh set of photos of moon craters
According to ISRO, the pictures were taken on August 23 at an altitude of about 4,375 kms showing impact craters like Jackson, Mitra, Mach and Korolev.
Sonia Gandhi gives nod to Left-Congress alliance in Bengal
The Congress and the CPI(M) had come together for the 2016 Assembly polls but had failed to impact TMC's performance.
BJP's star power in Bengal: Actress Rimjhim Mitra, two other celebs join party
Actor Surojit Choudhury and model Pamela Goswami also joined the party alongside Rimjhim.
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