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Last updated: Apr 27 2015 20:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Jharkhand: Farmers, activists continue to battle against corporate projects 26.4.2015 ET: Infrastructure
Tribals in minerals-rich Jharkhand, who have been busy keeping at bay corporates and their proposed multi-billion dollar projects over the past decade, hunker down for another battle to ring-fence their land.
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Transgenders celebrate RS bill giving them protection 26.4.2015 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
A day after the Transgender Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, the transgender community in the city celebrated the occasion by remembering some members of the community who gave up their lives facing disrespect from the society.
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VAT exemption for realtors opting for composition scheme 26.4.2015 TOI: Cities
The Hyderabad High Court has held that the benefits of tax exemptions under the AP VAT Act should be given to all classes of real estate developers, if they opt for composition scheme at the ...
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Revised power tariffs for farmers withdrawn in Rajasthan 26.4.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday withdrew the revised power tariffs for all agricultural connections, thereby, providing relief to state's farmers reeling under the dual impact of damaged crops and mounting ...
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Jayant Sinha doesn't see any opposition to GST 25.4.2015 TOI: India Business
Playing down the walk-out staged on Friday by the opposition parties in Parliament on the GST Bill, minister of state for finance Jayant Sinha on Saturday said the government is not expecting any resistance to its passage.
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Jayant Sinha doesn't see any opposition to GST 25.4.2015 ET: Economy/Finance
he long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was on Friday moved in the Lok Sabha for consideration amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties.
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Land bill issue will act as 'Sanjeevani' for Congress party: Jairam Ramesh 25.4.2015 DNA: Popular News
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said the land acquisition amendments issue will act as a 'sanjeevani' for the party in 2015 just as Chikmagalur was to Congress in 1978. "We strongly believe that what Chikmagalur did to Congress in 1978, the land acquisition amendments issue will do to the Congress in 2015...It will act as 'sanjeevani' (one that infuses life)," he told reporters in Bengaluru. Indira Gandhi's victory from the Chikmagalur Lok Sabha constituency in 1978 not only put the constituency in the limelight, but also gave her political rebirth. The Congress is not opposing the amendments for the sake of opposing because it has been cooperating with the Centre in passing many bills, Ramesh said. "We are not opposing for the sake of opposing. We are cooperating in many other bills including GST bill. This will be a long struggle for us," he said. Flaying the Centre, Ramesh said "the purpose behind these amendments is to benefit a few chosen favourite capitalists and traders and there ...
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A private push for transgender rights 25.4.2015 TOI: India
Private member's bills are a little-known feature of India's Parliament. They serve as an opportunity for members to bring up issues that they feel strongly ...
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Deputy Speaker raises concerns over GST, encounter in House 25.4.2015 TOI: India
In a rare move, AIADMK leader and Deputy Speaker in Lok Sabha M Thambidurai on Friday reacted on behalf of his party on two different issues against the ...
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Bill to repeal 758 appropriation acts introduced in LS 25.4.2015 TOI: India
A bill to repeal 758 Appropriation Acts which are outdated and are clogging the statute books was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday by the ...
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Just 14 private member's bills passed by Parliament till date; the last was in 1970 25.4.2015 TOI: India
Only 14 private members bill have been passed by both Houses and become law in the history of Indian ...
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Akali SOS 'saved' bill 25.4.2015 Telegraph: Nation
A message to Arun Jaitley from a member of BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal apparently saved DMK member Tiruchi Siva's private bill on transgender rights from being scuttled by BJP backbenchers in the Rajya Sabha today.
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Govt's growth barb clouds GST path - Calcutta Telegraph 25.4.2015 Google News India
Govt's growth barb clouds GST path Calcutta Telegraph Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi queues up behind Kedarnath temple head priest Rawal Jagadguru Bhimashankar Linga Shivacharya to enter the shrine on Friday. (PTI). New Delhi, April 24: The Congress doesn't want to disown its own baby but ...
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Parliamentary panel wants Direct Taxes Code to stay 25.4.2015 ET: Policy
The government should go ahead with the DTC with its good provisions and implement the same within a stipulated deadline along the lines of the GST regime.
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A feat in House, once in 45 years - Calcutta Telegraph 25.4.2015
A feat in House, once in 45 years Calcutta Telegraph New Delhi, April 24: Friday turned into a day of underdogs in Parliament when, for the first time in 45 years, the House passed a private member's bill giving a shot in the arm to one of the country's most neglected communities. The Rights of ...
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Congress wants GST Bill to be sent to standing committee 25.4.2015 TOI: India Business
Congress on Friday slammed the Modi government for moving the long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in Lok Sabha without thorough discussion and demanded that the bill be referred to Parliament’s standing committee.
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'Bookie turnover was 100cr per match' 25.4.2015 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) claimed on Friday that the four bookies recently arrested in the cricket betting racket used to have over Rs 100 crore turnover per one match during the World Cup that was played in Australia and New ...
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GST Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, but its fate remains uncertain - Times of India 25.4.2015 Google News India
GST Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, but its fate remains uncertain Times of India NEW DELHI: Amid stiff resistance from the opposition, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday moved the pending bill to amend the Constitution for implementing Goods and Services Tax (GST), pitching it as a "win-win" measure for the country. The ...
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MPs start GST debate that seeks to transform India into a common market 24.4.2015 TOI: Home
The proposed GST would harmonize a mosaic of state and central levies into a national sales tax which business and policy makers hope would boost manufacturing and reduce corruption.
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I&B Ministry can amend Prasar Bharati Act to ensure functional autonomy: Panel 24.4.2015 ET: Media
I&B Ministry may suitably amend provisions of Prasar Bharati Act but ensure that functional autonomy of the public broadcaster envisaged in the Act was not dilute.
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