Interim finance minister Piyush Goyal to chair GST Council meet today

Decision on single tax returns form is most-awaited; lowering tax slabs on 30-odd items, cess on sugar to be considered.

No-confidence motion: Modi gains trust, Rahul confidence

(L-R) Prime Minister Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on the floor of the Parliament during the no-confidence motion debate against the NDA government on June 20, 2018. (Screengrabs | Lok Sabha TV)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi set the terms of the debate with a caustic attack on Modi and followed it up with a theatrical hug that took everyone by surprise.


Asian games contingent: Football set to miss out, IOA sticks to list

The IOA meeting on Friday all but ruled the men’s football team out of next month’s Asian Games. The Core Committee and Legal Committee members decided against recommending any more athletes to the sports ministry.

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