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New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided to waive off fees for late filing returns...

For all those who have no tax liabilities but who have not filed their returns between July 2017-January 2020 there will be zero late fees, Sitharaman said.

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had also conveyed her condolences to the family of former Tamil Nadu BJP president.

Across the world, stimulus responses vary from 1% of GDP to 12% of GDP as of now. Rich countries seem to have announced larger stimulus packages (5 to 10%) while poor countries have announced smaller packages (2 to 5%).

This government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's approach has never been supportive of any cronyism in any way. In the last five years, you have seen clearly

The Union Cabinet meeting gave its ex-post facto approval for the allocation of foodgrains from the central pool to approximately 8 crore migrants or stranded migrants at 5 kg per person per month for May and June free-of-cost.

Giving it back to Chidambaram over his criticism of govt’s policies on migrant labour, Lekhi said the flight of labour in Cong-ruled states is because they are indifferent and insensitive to them.

Why does the Congress party not speak to its states where they hold power and where their allies are, to ask for more trains?" Sitharaman said in reply

"The public expenditure on health will be increased. Investment at grass root levels will be ramped up for health and wellness centres, both in rural and urban areas," she added.

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