Economy 'You don't raise taxes to get out of demand slowdown' — Pronob Sen and Haseeb Drabu on govt move to raise GST rates Updated : December 11, 2019 07:46 PM IST It is not a good idea to have tax effects as a part of the CPI because these are one-offs, they are not trendsetters, says Sen. Drabu says the GST Council has not functioned as it had in the beginning when the entire architecture was laid out. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.