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.
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.
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.
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.
06 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: Assembly elections in Punjab are likely to be held in the last week of January or first week of February next year, state chief electoral officer VK Singh said here on Tuesday.
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.
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.
14 Sep 2016
Chandigarh: The four-day Punjab Assembly session on Wednesday ended on a bitter note with the concluding day witnessing unruly scenes, including a shoe being hurled towards the ruling combine members.