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Development of logistics would give a boost to both domestic and external demand thereby encouraging manufacturing and job creation.
Modi government sabotaging winter session of Parliament, says Sonia Gandhi; Arun Jaitley refutes claim
Hitting back at Gandhi, Jaitley said that rescheduling of Parliament sessions has happened several times before during election time.
Jaitley also went to say the opposition party had also delayed a session in 2011 and even earlier because the sittings coincided with election campaigns.
Moody's upgraded India's sovereign rating to Baa2 from its lowest investment grade of Baa after a gap of 13 years.
Jaitley sought dismissal of Kejriwal's plea on the ground that he and five other AAP leaders, who were also summoned as accused in the case, had tried to "stall" the proceedings.
Countrymen can demand Jaitley quit over 'deeply flawed' GST, Finance Minister a 'burden' on Gujarat: Yashwant Sinha
BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha said countrymen can rightly demand he quit for the hardships caused and also felt he is a "burden" on the people of Gujarat.
Sinha, who is on a three-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat, was talking about the effects of demonetisation and GST on the Indian economy at a press conference organized by Lokshahi Bachao Andolan.
With public-sector banks set to receive more capital, the fund flow to the small-scale sector should also go up, which in turn would fire up the growth engine and create jobs, according to Jaitley
Goa Congress chief Shantaram Naik alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia were responsible for the loss.
Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said Congress is "vindicated" by reduction change in GST rates, and said that it was done because of the Gujarat elections.
Veteran BJP leader Yashwant Sinha charged the current regime with resorting to lies on the note ban and the new tax regime.
As many as 178 items of daily use were shifted from the top tax bracket of 28 per cent to 18 per cent, while a uniform 5 per cent tax was prescribed for all restaurants, both AC and non-AC.
Friday's meeting is likely to witness the largest shake-up in GST rates since its rollout on July 1.
Arun Jaitley said entrepreneurship is going to be a strength of the Indian economy as jobs are not enough for the country's huge working population.
The GST Council, comprising state finance ministers, is also set to review the GST returns filing cycle and make it taxpayer friendly.