• GST council lowers GST of 178 items
GST council lowers GST of 178 items.
11 Nov, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

The GST (Goods and Services Tax) Council has announced major changes in reducing tax rate on a wide range of products. The Council decided to reduce the tax rate on 178 of the current 228 items from 2...

  • APSC cash-for-job scam: Total 17 arrested as of now; more arrests likely in coming days
APSC cash-for-job scam: Total 17 arrested as of now; more arrests likely in coming days.
9 Nov, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

All together 17 ACS and APS officers, who belonged to the 2013 batch were picked up from different districts of Assam till now in connection with several crore rupess APSC cash-for-job scam. Police on......

  • Turnover of company owned by Amit Shah’s son grew by 16,000 times in a year
Turnover of company owned by Amit Shah’s son grew by 16,000 times in a year.
9 Oct, 2017. \\ Pratidin Exclusive.

When the Narendra Modi led BJP government has been continuously opposing corruption and black-money in the country, a news website ‘The Wire’ on Sunday  reported that a company o...

  • Government cuts excise duty; petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs 2 per litre with effect from October 4
Government cuts excise duty; petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs 2 per litre with effect from October 4.
3 Oct, 2017. \\ National.

The Indian government today reduced the basic excise duty on Petrol and Diesel by Rs 2 per litre to cushion the impact of rising international prices of crude oil and retail prices of petrol and diese......

  • Government collects GST revenues worth Rs 90,669 crore in August
Government collects GST revenues worth Rs 90,669 crore in August.
27 Sep, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue collections in August stood at 90,669 crore rupees. Out of this, CGST revenue is 14,402 crore rupees, SGST 21,067 crore, IGST 47,377 crore and Compensation Cess i...

  • Passenger train services resume for northeastern states
Passenger train services resume for northeastern states .
2 Sep, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

Passenger train services to the flood-ravaged northeastern region resumed today after 20 days on Saturday. Due to floods in Bihar, West Bengal and Assam, the rail link with the northeastern states wa......

  • India’s first quarter GDP in April-June 2017 slumps to a three year low of 5.7%
India’s first quarter GDP in April-June 2017 slumps to a three year low of 5.7%.
1 Sep, 2017. \\ National.

India’s GDP growth slumped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent during the first quarter of April-June 2017. The country’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday expressed concern over I...

  • 144 people killed in flood this year: Keshab Mahanta
144 people killed in flood this year: Keshab Mahanta.
20 Aug, 2017. \\ Assam Trending.

The total number of persons losing their lives in this year’s flood-related incidents in Assam went up to 144. The first flood took 84 lives; meanwhile the recent floods have taken around 60 liv......