21 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Tipplers in Delhi had a reason to cheer, with the city government considering not increasing excise duty on liquor in the next financial year.
11 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Gold traders, jewellers and artisans continued their indefinite strike for yet another day today, in protest against the proposed one percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery.
29 Apr 2016
Sagar (MP): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan yesterday ruled out as impracticable the demand raised by Opposition parties and social groups for imposition of a blanket ban on the sale of liquor in the state along the lines of Gujarat and Bihar, drawing the ire of Aam Aadmi Party.
05 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The strike against one percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery continued for another day despite huge losses to the industry traders.
28 Apr 2016
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar accepted an invitation for a programme on liquor prohibition being organised by a women's group in neighbouring Jharkhand.
11 Apr 2016
Kolkata: Justifying the imposition of one percent excise duty on gold jewellery, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said a luxury item like gold should not be exempted from the manufacturing tax when the country is moving towards Goods and Services Tax.
04 Apr 2016
New Delhi: A large number of jewellery establishments in the country remained shut for the 34th day today to protest against one percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery.
27 Apr 2016
Patna: The complete ban on liquor in Bihar is showing positive results -- crimes as well as road accidents have come down in the last 20 days, officials said yesterday.
06 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Backing the protesting jewellers, Rahul Gandhi today dubbed the one percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery items as an 'assassination attempt' on traders by the BJP government and alleged it was being done to benefit big industrialists.
17 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Thousands of jewellers, bullion traders and artisans today held a mega rally at Ram Lila ground in the national capital to protest against the Budget proposal of imposing 1 percent excise duty on non-silver jewellery and vowed to continue their strike indefinitely.