The GST Council meeting scheduled on June 12 will be chaired by FinMin Nirmala Sitharaman. Reportedly, GST rate cut on COVID essentials and Black Fungus medicines will be discussed with the ‘Council’ formed in May 28 GST meeting including state ministers and a Group of Ministers to discuss on COVID essentials. The GoM on June 7 submitted its report recommending tax cuts to ease the burden on patients.
Courtesy: The Hindu
BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has urged the opposition to avoid politics amid pandemic. The former cricketer said this after Congress criticised the government for being questioned by Delhi Police over the arrangement of COVID-19 essentials. He further sought Congress and other opposition parties to cooperate with the police in the legal process. Notably, Delhi BJP alleged AAP and Congress for politicising the enquiry by bringing PM Narendra Modi… read-more
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