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The GST calculations may ruin Sitharaman's fiscal math

Several states are now claiming that the Centre has not paid them GST dues since August.


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UK election 2019: Voters head to polls across the United kingdom

After a six-week campaign, the UK goes to the polls on Thursday in a vote to...

EU leaders debate Brexit as UK polls indicates way out

With or without an agreement, Britain is scheduled to leave on January 31. Though many...

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

After failing to deliver Brexit by an Oct. 31 deadline, Johnson called the Dec. 12 e...

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  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament - a decisive outcome to a Bre...

    The top priority of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is to leave the European Union on Jan. 31 and secure a new trade deal with the EU by the end of next year, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.

    The new amended citizenship law, which provides for granting citizenship to non-Muslim persecuted minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, has put the Northeast on the boil, where people fear that it may exacerbate the problem of illegal immigration.

    After facing an embarrassing defeat in the UK general election, Labour leaders have started piling pressure on the party chief Jeremy Corbyn to step down immediately.

    Demonstrators took to the streets of central London on Friday to protest the result of the UK's general election, which saw Prime Minister B...

    The export-heavy FTSE 100 index rose 1% as negative impact from strong sterling was offset by a rally in utilities, retailers, housebuilders and banking stocks.

    For Johnson, whose brief tenure in power has been marked by chaotic scenes in parliament and stark division on the streets over Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union, the victory in Thursday's contest is vindication. Johnson called the first Christmas election since 1923 to break what he said was the paralysis of Britain's political system.

    Johnson’s win laid to rest concerns about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s radical plans to nationalise swathes of British industry and impose onerous rules on business, such as handing workers as much as 10% ownership in companies. Still, for many companies Brexit remains a worry, and executives urged Johnson to take his time and strike a business-friendly deal with the EU.

    Incumbent United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party secured a majority in the House of Commons. The party has cr...

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks set to return to 10 Downing Street with a comfortable majority and a victory for his “Get Brexit ...

    Indian-origin candidates across both the ruling Conservative and Opposition Labour parties registered equally strong results of seven wins each in the UK's General Election on Thursday, with around a dozen MPs retaining their seats alongside some new faces, taking their number in the UK's lower house up to 15.

    The Conservatives have taken a string of former Labour strongholds, with Labour having lost seats in the north of England, Midlands and Wales in areas that voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum. Johnson, who won his own seat in London's Uxbridge and South Ruislip, hailed the projected win for his Conservative Party as a “powerful new mandate”.

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