"Persistent pressure built by the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and the Congress party forced the GST Council and the BJP Government to reduce taxes on items of daily usage being taxed under the 28 per cent bracket".
Reminding the public of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election promise of providing two crore jobs annually, Mr. Gandhi said jobs under the Modi administration "disappeared even before they were created".
On Friday, the GST Council slashed the tax rates on 178 goods from 28 percent to 18 percent and reduced the rates on several other items. Accusing him of weakening anti-graft body - Lokayukta in the state and promoting the ACB for his personal gains, Yeddyurappa said, "BJP on return to power will empower the Lokayukta and ensure that all the misdeeds of the Congress are probed and errant leaders brought to justice". If someone was dissatisfied, we being a sensitive government were forthcoming in making changes. In the recent past, Gandhi had conducted such campaign tours in Saurashtra, central Gujarat and south Gujarat. "You are a "bachcha" (child) in front of Modi. This means that the Modi government can continue to fill its coffers with Rs 2,67,000 crore annually by its back-breaking dose of taxation on petrol and diesel", Surjewala said.
Before reaching Chiloda, Rahul visited Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar.
A North Carolina air traffic controller was one of two suspects arrested after being found in possession of a homemade pipe bomb. Fells, 39, admitted making the bomb so that he could "use it against a neighbor", but he changed his mind and gave it to Mr.
Mattel's Wonder Woman doll is seen at the 114th North American International Toy Fair in New York City, U.S. on February 21, 2017. Both toymakers have been struggling with waning demand and the recent bankruptcy of Toys'R'Us, a major outlet for toy sales.
The glam squad takes over from last year's celebrity co-chair's Katy Perry , Pharrell , Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady. Meanwhile, Rihanna has attended the Met Gala no less than seven times , the first time being back in 2007.
Hamilton , who won his fourth F1 title on October 29 in Mexico, is in Sao Paulo for this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix. His Mercedes team have stated that the matter is in the hands of his lawyers and he would make no further comment.
Pollution levels are 30 times the World Health Organisation's recommended limit in some areas of the national capital. Pulling up the Punjab government, it asked the Amarinder Singh government to take immediate measures.
It seems that Google latest flagships, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are turning to be one of the buggiest ones. Likewise, device owners have reported the issues persists regardless of which brand of headphones are used.
Essentially, wealthier individuals would see their tax rate increase be 6% for income between $1 and $1.2 million. The Senate measure fails to repeal the estate tax , though it doubles the size of estates exempted from the tax.
Manchester United are claimed to be keen on offloading Luke Shaw this January, with Arsenal said to be keen on his signature. Manchester United snapped up the player for £29m in 2014, becoming the most expensive teenager in world football.
Trump's comments have provoked concern that he may improperly influence the US Department of Justice to block the deal. Then he added: "I do feel you should have as many news outlets as you can - especially since so many are fake".
Also as expected, the album was not immediately available from any streaming service except via a promotion from iHeartRadio. James' parents appear to be part of Taylor Swift's squad - or at least Blake Lively is, and Ryan Reynolds is by proxy.
SBI net slips 38 per cent on higher provisioning
The drop came after the bank's bad loans had climbed since SBI merged its five subsidiary banks with itself earlier in the year. Instead, the NPAs worsened from a year ago, with gross NPAs at 7.14 per cent and net NPAs at 4.19 per cent as on September 2016.
Rajoy to visit Catalonia for first time since referendum
The disputed President of Catalonia has told Sky News the Spanish state has "damaged democracy in order to stop independence". Puigdemont is now in Brussels, and a Belgian judge is now processing a European arrest warrant that Spain issued against him.
Saudi-led strikes hit defence ministry in Yemen capital
Yemen has been immersed in a violent conflict between President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi's government and the Houthi Shia movement. People inspect the rubble of houses destroyed by earlier Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen.
Keith Urban Debuts New Track 'Female'
Urban is set to perform " Female ", written by Ross Copperman , at the Country Music Assn. "And as a son - my mother is alive". The lyrics streamed on the stage behind him - and they were quite powerful lyrics.
Chinese powerhouse Tencent now owns 12pc of Snap
The company brought in $207 million in revenue for the third quarter, up 62 percent over the same period a year ago . Tencent has had a good relationship with Evan Spiegel , according to GBH Insights' chief strategy officer.