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Common man at the heart of my govt's reforms: PM

I tightened the screws on bad loans, told banks no phone calls will go to them from Delhi: Modi

Archis Mohan  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, once rolled out, will reduce the tax burden on the common man. Terming it the biggest taxation and financial reform since India’s independence, Modi said greater transparency in taxation and simplification of rules would increase compliance and revenue.

On Thursday, the GST Constitutional amendment Bill crossed a key landmark with Odisha’s becoming the 16th state assembly to ratify the Bill. This met the requirement of more than half of 31 state assemblies approving the Bill for it to now ...

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First Published: Fri, September 02 2016. 19:43 IST