HT Image
HT Image

Haryana announces major relief in property tax

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Haryana government has announced a major relief in the payments of property tax in the municipalities of the state.
By PTI | None, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2014 04:03 PM IST

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the Haryana government has announced a major relief in the payments of property tax in the municipalities of the state.


Chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, while presiding over the State cabinet meeting, yesterday announced one time rebate of 30 per cent for those property owners who clear all their dues or arrears upto year 2012-13 by March 31, 2014.

However, mobile phones costing above Rs 10,000 would be more expensive, with the cabinet deciding to increase VAT to 8 per cent from 5 per cent at present.

The government has also announced a rebate of ten per cent admissible to those assesses who pay their total tax for the assessment year by July 31 of that assessment year, a statement said.

For the year 2013-14, the concession of ten per cent would be admissible to those assesses who deposit their dues by March 31, 2014.

Hooda said that 100 per cent rebate would be given till March 31, 2016 to properties situated in 'Lal Dora' (land which is part of the village habitation) of those villages, which have come in the limits of the municipalities on or after April 1, 2010.

The chief minister also announced 50 per cent cut on property tax on petrol pumps. Similarly, 50 per cent rebate in commercial space rate has also been given to IT park, cyber city or parks of all municipalities.

The flats constructed over an area of 2,000 square feet could also get 50 per cent cut in property tax. This will benefit about 80 per cent flat owners in the state.

The cabinet also approved to reduce the VAT rates on scientific instruments under the Haryana Value Added Tax Act, 2003.

The scientific instrument industry of Ambala has been emanding for the reduction of the VAT on equipments to 5 per cent from 12.5 per cent at present.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
Representational image.
Representational image.

Toolkit case: Goa-based climate activist granted transit bail

By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:54 PM IST
Shubham Kar Chaudhuri had approached the Bombay high court in Goa fearing he would be arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with the toolkit case
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Cleaner, more aware... but for the most part, life back to normal in Pune’s Covid hotspots

By Dheeraj Bengrut
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:43 PM IST
PUNE During the early days of the pandemic last year, when the rest of the city was relatively untouched by the coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 infection, Kashewadi slum in Bhavani peth had become a hotspot of infection
Close
Representational image.
Representational image.

Jharkhand: 14-year-old allegedly gangraped in Chaibasa; three arrested

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:28 PM IST
The girl had gone to Dokatta village with her family to celebrate Maghe festival on Friday. The men gang-raped her there and fled after abandoning her in Chaibasa
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Sutradhara’s tales: Pune gets its first names... royal patronages recognise sacred headquarters

By Saili K Palande-Datar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:26 PM IST
Those of you who have read Sherlock Holmes would know the name of the unusual Diogenes club for recluses and private people, of which Sherlock’s brother, Mycroft was a member
Close
Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Hyderabad: 29-year-old woman techie stabbed by alleged stalker; condition stable

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:29 AM IST
The accused works as a hair stylist at a popular international brand salon and belongs to Haryana. A case of attempt to murder has been registered and further investigations are on
Close
The dividing road of Sectors 78 and 79 in Mohali in a dilapidated condition. (Keshav Singh/HT)
The dividing road of Sectors 78 and 79 in Mohali in a dilapidated condition. (Keshav Singh/HT)

Mohali MC to take over road maintenance from April 1

By Hillary Victor, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 02:49 AM IST
The re-carpeting work of the roads in Sectors 76 to 80 hasn’t been carried out by GMADA for the last four years and their condition has gone from bad to worse
Close
The district’s case tally has now reached 27,295, of which 25,635 have recovered while 1,030 have succumbed to the virus. The district currently has 630 active cases. (Representative image) (HT FILE)
The district’s case tally has now reached 27,295, of which 25,635 have recovered while 1,030 have succumbed to the virus. The district currently has 630 active cases. (Representative image) (HT FILE)

Ludhiana’s single-day Covid count breaches 100-mark after 83 days

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:51 AM IST
With this, the district has also recorded its biggest single-day spike of the year, surpassing the 81 cases recorded on February 23.
Close
The report was compiled to find out the vulnerable group of patients and the measures that need to be taken to prevent more infections. (HT PHOTO)
The report was compiled to find out the vulnerable group of patients and the measures that need to be taken to prevent more infections. (HT PHOTO)

Covid infections saw 75% jump in February

By Mohit Khanna, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:45 AM IST
The Covid mortality rate, however, saw a dip with 36 fatalities in January and 29 in February. Of the total fatalities in January, as many as 26 were males and eight were females, while in February, 23 were males and six were females.
Close
HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)
HP chief minister Jai Ram Thakur addressing during the budget session of the state assembly in Shimla on Tuesday. (ANI)

Barbs fly in HP House over suspension of 5 Cong MLAs

By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:39 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh assembly on Tuesday saw the members of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress trading barbs over the suspension of five legislators, including leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri
Close
The court concluded that as Covid-19 had taken away from the society a number of reputed doctors, the pool of doctors had to be replenished fast. (HT File)
The court concluded that as Covid-19 had taken away from the society a number of reputed doctors, the pool of doctors had to be replenished fast. (HT File)

Create extra seat for MBBS aspirant: HC to Dadra and Nagar Haveli administration

By KAY Dodhiya
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:38 AM IST
The petitioner, who had scored 96 percentile in NEET approached HC after she was refused a seat because of lack of clear guidelines in the admission brochure about unfilled seats
Close
Congress activists burn an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu on Tuesday. (PTI)
Congress activists burn an effigy of senior party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu on Tuesday. (PTI)

Rift in J&K Cong: Group protests against Azad, another supports him

UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:38 AM IST
Led by JKPCC general secretary Shahnawaz Choudhary, party workers earlier in the day burnt Azad’s effigy and staged a protest against him outside the Jammu Press Club, while those from the Youth Congress and the NSUI sought his removal from the party
Close
Citizens in a queue outside Bandra-Kurla Complex vaccination centre on Tuesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Citizens in a queue outside Bandra-Kurla Complex vaccination centre on Tuesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Covid-19 vaccination drive turnout improving in Maharashtra

UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:27 AM IST
A total of 33,044 people were vaccinated on Tuesday. Of these, 12,299 were citizens above 60 years, while 3,812 were in the age group of 45-60 with comorbidities
Close
The man, who worked as a private doctor’s driver, fell unconscious 20 minutes after he was administered the dose at Bhagyanagar vaccination centre.
The man, who worked as a private doctor’s driver, fell unconscious 20 minutes after he was administered the dose at Bhagyanagar vaccination centre.

45-year-old dies minutes after receiving second Covid-19 shot in Maharashtra

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:20 AM IST
The officials of Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) claimed that the cause of death can be ascertained only after the post-mortem report is acquired
Close
Workers sanitise a classroom of SIES College at Sion in February. (HT File)
Workers sanitise a classroom of SIES College at Sion in February. (HT File)

Mumbai colleges forced to go back to online mode as Covid-19 cases surge

PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:15 AM IST
Despite no clear directions from the government, some colleges had chosen to restart practical sessions for their final-year students
Close
Gangster Ravi Pujari was remanded to police custody till March 9 by the special court for Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) in the same case. (HT PHOTO)
Gangster Ravi Pujari was remanded to police custody till March 9 by the special court for Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) in the same case. (HT PHOTO)

Thane police start process to get gangster Ravi Pujari’s custody

By Anamika Gharat, Thane
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 12:35 AM IST
The Thane police have started the procedure to take custody of gangster Ravi Pujari who has several extortions and attempt to murder cases registered against him with the Thane police commissionarate
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP