Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Topic: GST

GST collection rises by 16.6% to Rs 1.52 lakh cr in Oct, second highest ever

Previously, GST collection touched a record high of roughly Rs 1.68 lakh crore in April this year. In October last year, the revenues stood at over Rs 1.30 lakh crore.

Hijab has bench in a tangle & why aloo paratha fans are fretting over GST

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Gujarat’s gung-ho about garba after 2-yr hiatus, but organisers, patrons peeved about 18% GST

BJP govt in state had defended the GST on tickets, saying it's been prevalent since 2017. While some organisers are passing on the tax to patrons, others are finding ways to dodge it.

GST’s ‘give-and-take’ attitude has dried up. India needs a system overhaul

In 'The Working of the Indian Constitution', T.M. Thomas Isaac examines the functioning of GST to assess if its high expectations have been realised.

How Karza’s K:GST and K:ITR are making credit underwriting for SMEs simpler and faster

Karza Technologies is a part of Perfios Software Solutions and together they are the largest B2B SaaS provider for the BFSI fraternity.

1st tribal woman President — Urdu press hails Murmu win, decries failed attempt at oppn unity

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Apex defence for fact-checking, and a hack to beat GST on food items

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Abki Baar GST Ka Maar’ — Telangana MLA shares edited ‘Amul ad’ on GST hike for dairy products

TRS MLA Gandra Venkataramana Reddy shared image of an ‘Amul advertisement’ with a caption that said ‘Galat Sarkar Tax 5 per cent Hike on Milk’ .

‘Another blow’ — Scientists worry as GST exemption removed for science equipment

GST rate of 18% will apply to all scientific equipment in public-funded research institutes, up from earlier concessional rate of 5%. Scientists call for supplementary grants.

Ventriloquist’s guide to splitting rival party & GST Council’s recipe for sour curd

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera


File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.