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.
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.
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.
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.
28 Jan 2014
Chandigarh: Voice of Tobacco Victims, a civil society organization has criticized the Punjab government's recent decision to roll back taxes on cigarettes from 55 to 22 percent.
03 Oct 2014
Chandigarh: People will have to pay more for diesel, aerated drinks and cigarette in Punjab with SAD-BJP led state government raising Value Added Tax (VAT) on these products.
06 Aug 2012
Senior Congress leader and MLA Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Sunday said imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT) on sugar has turned bitter for people as prices have soared by 20 percent in last one month in Punjab.
29 Mar 2012
Common man may be burdened with another price rise of petroleum products. This time there is no pressure on state governments to slash taxes on petroleum products. Huge VAT rate cut by Goa state government a day back may continue to be only exception in the nation. The Finance Ministry is not in favour of VAT rate cut by state governments because it will affect their revenue collection figures.
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.