29 Aug 2012
Petrol and diesel prices are set to get costlier in Punjab, following the state government's decision to hike value added tax (VAT) by 0.5 percent, dealers said on Wednesday.
16 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were cut by Rs 2 per litre, excluding local levies, in the second reduction of rates this month by oil companies, but the petrol would actually become costlier in the national capital due to increase in VAT rate here.
22 Dec 2015
Chandigarh: Education Minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema today summoned 186 teachers in whose subjects, an average of 80-100 per cent students have failed to pass class 10th and 12th board examinations in the past five years.
26 Nov 2014
Chandigarh: With both Punjab and Haryana raising VAT on diesel, the fuel has now become cheaper in UT Chandigarh compared that in the neighbouring states.
30 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Following protests from several MLAs, the Delhi government has decided to roll back the hike in VAT on low-cost footwear and textiles which was proposed in its Budget 2016-17.
16 Nov 2014
Chandigarh: Diesel prices in Punjab went up by about 77 paise a litre with SAD-BJP-led government raising VAT on diesel by 1.5 per cent to 11.25 per cent with effect from Sunday.
27 Feb 2016
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government announced reducing VAT on a number of items such as CSD cars, soya milk and dialysis machine, while making battery-operated vehicles tax-free in the budget for 2016-17 presented in the Assembly yesterday.
04 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Turning tables on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is supporting jewellers' stir against the imposition of excise duty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that the Delhi government should first abolish VAT on gold.
13 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Congress MLAs spent the night in the Punjab Assembly seeking a debate on the no-confidence motion against the ruling SAD-BJP combine, which was defeated by voice vote, and have refused to vacate the House till the government gives an assurance that a discussion will be allowed on it.
23 Sep 2016
New Delhi: In its first set of decisions, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday fixed the turnover-based exemption limit from such levies at Rs 20 lakh.