Why GST saga is a terrible low point
The battle over compensation is a tipping point that could set back Union-state relations by years
The biggest loss due to this year’s revenue sharing battle is the camaraderie in the GST Council. Until now, the proceedings in the council have been conducted in the spirit of mutual respect
BENGALURU : The 43rd GST Council meeting that is set to take place on Monday holds enormous significance. The outcome will not only decide whether states have adequate resources to fight covid-19, but will also determine the future course of the Union-state relationship. There is a third element: whether the future response of the collective of states to any economic issue will be guided by the interest of the states or will become hostage to political alignments.