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By Rajdeep Sardesai

The 2014 Indian common elections has been considered as crucial elections in Indian historical past on account that 1977. It observed the decimation of the ruling Congress occasion, a extraordinary victory for the BJP and a brand new variety of campaigning that broke each rule within the political video game. yet how and why?

In his riveting booklet, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the tale of this pivotal elections via the entire key avid gamers and the large information tales. starting with 2012, while Narendra Modi received the kingdom elections in Gujarat for a 3rd time yet set his attractions on a much bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA 2, and relocating to the back-room thoughts of crew Modi, the intense missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of an election 12 months, he attracts a breathtaking photograph of the yr that modified India. Page-turning, packed with insights and nice images, and written with a media insider s eye, 2014 is political storytelling at its very best.

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In either case, to the extent that the finished goods are consumed in a State other than the one which taxes the raw material, the increase in cost on account of the tax is a matter of direct concern to the consumer of another State. Such cases of intra-State sales should appropriately be brought under the full control of the Union. These recommendations of the Commission had been generally accepted by all the State Governments. The object of this Bill was to give effect to the recommendations of the Commission as regards the amendment of the constitutional provisions relating to sales tax.

51 lakh to the Travancore Devaswom Fund should continue as an obligation of the United State. This arrangement was confirmed by article 238(10) (ii) of the Constitution. It was proposed that the existing arrangement should be continued even after the formation of the new State of Kerala, but the contribution to the Travancore Devaswom Board from the Consolidated Fund of that State should, in view of the transfer of territory from TravancoreCochin to Madras, be reduced from Rs. 51 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh.

The new clause expressly empowers Parliament to formulate by the principles for determining when a sale or purchase of goods takes place in the course of inter-State trade or commerce. The Explanation from clause (1) of article 286 has been omitted and clause (2) of the article has been substituted to empower Parliament to formulate principles for determining when a sale or purchase of goods takes place (a) outside a State, or (b) in the course of import or (c) in the course of export. Further, under the revised clause (3) of article 286, Parliament will have the power to declare by law the goods which are of special importance to inter-State trade or commerce and also to specify the restrictions and conditions to which any State law (whether made before or after the Parliamentary law) would be subject in regard to the system of levy, rates and other incidents of the tax on the sale or purchase of those goods.

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