The Calcutta High Court while observing that PIL remedy has been misused imposed a cost of Rs.50,000/- on the Petitioner and dismissed the PIL alleging that the private respondents are engaged in the construction business and they are not paying the GST amount and thereby evading tax.
The merger of NAA and CCI is expected to help customers, businesses and the government tackle GST-linked wrongdoings. However, the government has to frame power-packed remedies to remove hindrances lest the process ends on a bitter note
The excruciating burden of high fuel prices on the common man continues unabated. The price of petrol and diesel has reached a record high in many cities of India. And the government has simply put the onus on the UPA dispensation.
A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union of India to constitute the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal New Delhi, on an utmost priority basis in the interest of justice.
It was contended in the petition that an exemption of 12 percent cost of the product charged as GST, which was otherwise leviable, would lead to a further decrease in the overall cost for the consumer, thereby making it significantly more affordable to the public.