11 Jul 2014
New Delhi: People on Thursday took to the social media to either applaud the Finance Minister's move to hike excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco products or to vent their ire against the proposal.
25 Jul 2014
Thane: Thane police have suspended the licences of nine liquor bars in the city on charges of not having fire safety measures in place, police said.
26 Jun 2014
New Delhi: With the aim of reviving the economy, the government has extended the excise duty concession on capital goods and automobiles by six months to December 31, a move hailed by the industry.
26 Jun 2014
New Delhi: Reeling under prolonged demand slump, automobile and consumer durable firms welcomed the government's decision to extend reduced excise rates till December 31 for automobile and consumer durable sectors, saying it would give a boost to the sectors.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Riding on positive sentiment over formation of a stable government and speculative purchases over fear of price hike due to uncertainty on the continuation of excise duty reduction, car sales in India jumped 14.76 percent in June.
02 Jul 2014
New Delhi: As many as 19 senior officers including a Commissioner of Central Excise are missing and have not reported for duty in five years. The Revenue department is not aware of the ‘whereabouts’ of its 19 senior Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) officers and has decided to take disciplinary action against them.
01 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Buoyed by excise duty reduction, domestic car sales saw an upswing in June with major firms, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda, Mahindra & Mahindra, Toyota and Ford reporting growth. While, others such as General Motors India and Tata Motors reported decline in their domestic sales during the month.
24 Jun 2014
New Delhi: With uncertainty looming over excise duty structure on automobiles as reduced rates expire on June 30, Hyundai Motor India may raise vehicle prices if the cess rate is reverted back to the levels before the interim Budget in February.
21 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Government encourages industries, including central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), to undertake research and development (R&D) activities to become competitive in domestic and global markets; Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.
14 Jun 2014
Kohima: The Nagaland government is firm on implementation of the Nagaland Total Liquor Prohibition Act, 1989, state Parliamentary Secretary for Excise T Torechu said.