Amit Mitra

GST Council has turned majoritarian, decisions not taken by consensus: Bengal Minister Amit Mitra

Mitra had also written a letter to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman after the meeting to record his 'dissent' against decisions of the council.

published on : 14th June 2021

'Voice 'muzzled' in GST Council meet, dissent not heard': Bengal Finance Minister hits out at Centre

Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur, however, countered Mitra's charges saying that technical glitches marred West Bengal Finance Minister speech.

published on : 13th June 2021

Bengal elections: Amit Mitra, over 20 MLAs dropped from TMC candidacy

The three ministers were dropped from the candidate list due to their age and the threat of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 5th March 2021

Bengal minister accuses Shah of spreading misinformation on fund disbursement

Amit Mitra said the state government had received Rs 1.13 lakh crore from the Centre in the last six years, which is 'nothing more than one-third of what the Union minister claimed'.

published on : 21st February 2021

Bengal govt reduces tax by Re 1 per litre on petrol, diesel

State Finance Minister Amit Mitra said the move will provide some respite to people stung by burgeoning prices of fuel.

published on : 21st February 2021

PM, Amit Shah should apologise for disinformation campaign against Bengal: Amit Mitra

According to the data, West Bengal was ahead of the national rate in services and agriculture sectors also, Mitra, a former secretary general of the FICCI said.

published on : 27th December 2020

Bengal FM Mitra writes to Sitharaman seeks GST Council meeting

He said it had been unanimously agreed at the meetings to extend the cess collection period beyond 2022 to meet debt servicing by the borrower.

published on : 14th November 2020