Sitharaman said notifications giving effect to the recommendations of the Council are proposed to be issued on October 1.

My own experience of two years while chairing the GST Council was that finance ministers of states, notwithstanding the political position their parties take, have displayed a high level of statesmanship and acted with maturity. The council worked on the principle of consensus. This has added to the credibility of the decision-making process. I am sure this trend will continue in future

New Delhi: The Supreme Court declared Aadhaar as constitutionally valid but struck down some of its provisions. In its verdict,...