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Rahul Gandhi calls GST imposed by Modi govt as ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’

NEW DELHI: The Modi-led government in India has imposed a Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the opposition has gone berserk over it. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi says that the GST is a " Gabbar Singh Tax+ ," aimed at capturing the people's hard-earned money. "Congress GST= Genuine Simple Tax. Modi ji's GST= Gabbar Singh Tax…..” Rahul tweeted, repeating his attack from a day before. His meaning: The Modi government's tax reform is aimed at grabbing the taxpayers' money, as opposed to the Congress's 'Genuine…

Indian woman names her newborn baby ‘GST’ after country’s mega tax reform

In quite a surprising decision, the Indian woman named her newborn baby ‘GST’ to commemorate the mega launch of India's biggest single tax reform till date. Just following the stroke of midnight on June 30, as the Indian taxation system entered a new era, a new mother decided to name her child – born at 12:02 am on Saturday, July 1 – GST, after the Goods and Services Tax, to mark the launch of what is being touted by the central government as ‘India’s biggest single tax reform to date’. This is an empowering #GST &…

Qureshi calls on govt to end GST on agriculture

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi Monday demanded the government to end General Sales Tax (GST) on agriculture in order to provide relief to farmers, or else his party will oppose the budget, ARY News reported.

5% GST imposed on petroleum products: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that five percent additional GST had been imposed on petroleum products to reduce revenue loss of the country, which occurred due to falling prices of oil in global market.