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Amnesty schemes help state recover 3,150 crore in tax revenue

The first amnesty scheme led to the recovery of ₹2300 crore while the second scheme helped in recovering ₹850 crore

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Updated on Jul 02, 2024 08:12 AM IST

New excise policy: Liquor set to get costlier in Haryana from June 12

Hike in excise duty, licence fee for bars, bottling fee for beer estimated to increase revenue by over ₹110 crore; the state government took approval from the Election Commission for bringing the new policy during the imposition of model code of conduct as the allotment of liquor vends has to be made by inviting e-tenders.

Liquor bottles being carried in a gunny bag for illegal sale in Bihar. Police seized it showing how the bootleggers are adopting new methods to smuggle liqour for sale in dry Bihar India on Sunday Jan 13,2019.(Photo by Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times) (HT File/ Representational image)
Updated on May 16, 2024 08:34 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Licence of another bottling plant cancelled in Chandigarh

Excise-taxation commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh issued the orders to cancel the licence of M/S Rock & Storm Bottlers Private Limited till further orders

Based on inputs about discrepancies in stocks of blending VATs and finished stock, a surprise inspection was conducted by the excise staff under the supervision of Chandigarh sub-divisional magistrate (SDM, East) Nitish Singla. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 02, 2024 09:12 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Karnataka to reduce price of premium liquor to boost sales

To rationalise tax slabs and make them competitive with neighbouring states, the tax slabs for IML and beer will be revised, said CM Siddaramaiah.

The revised excise duties are likely to be finalised by June, said officials (Mint)
Updated on Feb 17, 2024 08:09 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Fadnavis announces probe into builder-underworld link in MOB case

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis has announced a probe into the alleged nexus between builders, the Dawood gang, and Edelweiss Financial Services in relation to the funding of the gaming app Mahadev Online Book. Fadnavis has also called on Bollywood actors and cricket stars not to endorse online gaming and said that the state government will enact a law to take action against gambling platforms. Edelweiss has dismissed the allegations. The Enforcement Directorate has already registered a case and the Mumbai police have formed an SIT to probe any city links.

Nagpur:14December2023 A group photo of the existing MLAs of the 2019 Vidhan Sabha including Chief Minister Ekhnath Shinde, DCM Devendra Fadnavis was organised outside the Vidhan Bhavan premises during the Winter Session of Maharashtra State Assembly, Nagpur. Thursday. Dec 14, 2023. Photo by Sunny Shende:PM100029 (PTI)
Updated on Dec 15, 2023 07:06 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices on August 10: Check latest rates in your city

Petrol, diesel prices: The retail prices are updated daily at 6am by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) in tune with global crude prices.

In Mumbai, petrol stands at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>106.31 per litre, while diesel is retailing at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>94.27 per litre. (File)
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 09:23 AM IST

Karnataka: CM hikes excise duty, liquor prices to surge

The Karnataka government on Friday proposed to hike additional excise duty in the 2023-24 budget presented by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Assembly on Friday

Siddaramaiah proposed to increase the existing rates of the duty on Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) by 20% on all 18 slabs. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 08, 2023 12:59 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices on July 4: Check latest rates in your city

In Delhi, petrol and diesel prices stood at ₹96.72 and ₹89.62 per litre, respectively on Tuesday.

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Published on Jul 04, 2023 11:11 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices on June 20: Check latest rates in your city

Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi remained at ₹96.72 and ₹89.62 per litre, respectively.

Petrol and Diesel prices today (Reuters)
Published on Jun 20, 2023 11:37 AM IST

Liquor prices in Gurugram to go up by over 10% from June 12

The new rules, which will come into effect from June 12, aim to counter Delhi’s excise policy which was released in November

With the increase in excise duty on liquor, the price will rise to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 per proof litre of beer having an alcoholic content of up to 5.25%, as well as IFL and IMFL, said officials. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on May 12, 2023 12:25 AM IST
By, Gurugram

Liquor to cost more in Haryana, pubs licence fee reduced

Licence fees for pubs in Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Panchkula reduced from ₹5 lakh to ₹4 lakh, for other districts having a municipal corporation, the pubs license fee decreased from ₹2 lakh to ₹1.5 lakh

Liquor to cost more in Haryana, pubs licence fee reduced
Updated on May 10, 2023 12:46 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Petrol, diesel prices on April 21: Check latest rates in your city

The prices of petrol and diesel are revised by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) like Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum daily at 6am.

As of 2017, the cost of fuel is updated every day. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Apr 21, 2023 10:00 AM IST
By | Written by Shobhit Gupta

Petrol and diesel prices on April 10. Check prices in your city

Previously, fuel prices used to be revised every 15 days. In 2014, the government deregulated the prices and from 2017, the cost of fuel is updated every day.

In Chennai, one litre of petrol can be bought at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>102.63. (File)
Published on Apr 10, 2023 06:38 AM IST
By | Written by Shobhit Gupta

Petrol, diesel prices on April 4: Check rates in your city

Petrol and diesel prices: In Mumbai, petrol is currently being sold at ₹106.31 per litre, whereas the price of diesel in the city is ₹94.27 per litre.

Fuel prices were last revised in May 2022.
Published on Apr 04, 2023 07:52 AM IST

Industrialists worried as Sambhaji Nagar becoming the epicentre of polarisation

Violent clash on Wednesday night is a cause of worry for Industrialists of in Sambhaji Nagar, which is part of the golden quadrilateral of Maharashtra as they feel the city is becoming an epicentre of polarisation politics

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Updated on Apr 01, 2023 01:08 AM IST
BySaurabha Kulshreshtha

'They are after Manish Sisodia': AAP reacts after Delhi L-G's latest order    

L-G VK Saxena recommended a CBI investigation into Arvind Kejriwal government's Excise Policy, 2021-22, over alleged violations of rules and procedural lapses.

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia with AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj. (ANI file)
Updated on Jul 22, 2022 12:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Chakka jam: Sisodia jabs BJP, says new excise policy stopped theft

Under the new excise policy, 849 premium liquor vends are being opened across the city. The policy was implemented in the city from November 17, 2021.

Sisodia said the BJP was rattled as the new excise policy aims to curb the sale of illegal liquor being done by the party at many places.(File Photo)
Published on Jan 03, 2022 01:36 PM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

Reconsider excise duty reduction on imported products: Domestic liquor makers

In November, the Maharashtra government had announced to reduce the excise duty on imported liquors by half, which is from 300 per cent to 150 per cent on imported liquor.

In November, the Maharashtra government had announced to reduce the excise duty on imported liquors by half, which is from 300 per cent to 150 per cent on imported liquor. (Representational image)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Dec 12, 2021 11:30 AM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

J&K excise scam: Process to frame charges against 16 accused set in motion

The state exchequer lost around ₹3 crore due to the scam related to payment of contract bid of liquor vends allotted by the government to Kuldip Singh and Company

(For representational purposes only)
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 10:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times/Jammu | ByPress Trust of India, Jammu

Maharashtra liquor excise drops to Rs 3,384 crore from an estimated Rs 6,415 crore

Excise duty is one of the biggest revenues for the state government as it netted Rs 15,434 crore during the last financial year (April 2019-March 2020)

To avoid crowds like this, the state government even allowed home delivery of liquor.(Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 25, 2020 08:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

Tipplers rejoice as wine shops in Kerala set to open on Thursday

A customer can buy a maximum of three litres of alcohol at a time and can log in only after five days under the rules for the sale of alcohol in Kerala.

Wine shops in Kerala had opened briefly during the first phase of the lockdown before the government shut them down.(HT PHOTO)
Published on May 27, 2020 09:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByRamesh Babu| Edited by Sabir Hussain

Why petrol and diesel prices have not increased since March 16

The government is considering raising excise duty on the two fuels again that would give it some additional revenue crucial for combating disruptions due to coronavirus outbreak.

The government had raised excise duty on petrol and diesel by <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3 a litre on March 14.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 01:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Curfew effect: No hike in excise on liquor in Chandigarh till May 15

The decision came in the wake of the curfew imposed in the city to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus

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Updated on Mar 28, 2020 12:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Chandigarh

Centre to raise fuel taxes to minimise fiscal fallout

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government raised excise duty on the two fuels on March 14 by Rs 3 a litre.

India’s average crude oil purchase price, which factors in the rupee-dollar exchange rate, has dropped by Rs 309 per barrel since March 16(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 21, 2020 05:07 AM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Taxes make up half of retail fuel prices: Data

The total of taxes on diesel add up to about 46% at Rs 28.06 per litre, and the total of other cost components is Rs 34.52 a litre, showed the data on fuel price components released after the Centre raised excise duties on the two fuels by Rs 3 on Saturday.

Fuel station prices of petrol and diesel that change daily were Rs 69.75 per litre and Rs 62.44 a litre on Sunday, March 15, 2020.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 16, 2020 06:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Rahul Gandhi takes aim at PM Narendra Modi for excise duty hike on fuel

The government expects to mop up Rs 40,000 crore of additional revenue with the new slab of excise duty.

Rahul Gandhi had asked for the benefit of global oil price crash to be passed on to consumers.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 15, 2020 03:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

Centre hikes duty on fuel; opposition calls it ‘anti-people’

The main opposition party, the Congress, predictably criticized the move, which is expected to result in additional revenue of more than ~40,000 crore to the government, as “anti-people” on the assumption that it would lead to an increase in prices at the pump.

A government official described the increase in excise duty on fuel, taxes on which make up one-third of retail prices, as a “measure of fiscal prudence”.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo (Image for representational purpose))
Updated on Mar 15, 2020 02:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRajeev Jayaswal

Beer gets at least 20% costlier in Chandigarh

Liquor vendors cannot sell beer at prices lower than the stipulated minimum price set by the administration. Vendors can fix the maximum price on their discretion.

Published on Mar 12, 2020 12:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times. | By

Bidding process for liquor vends in Chandigarh to start on March 13

This year, the entire process of tendering in online

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Published on Mar 10, 2020 12:43 AM IST
HT Correspondent | By, Chandigarh

Bars at 5-star hotels to remain open 24x7 in Chandigarh

But get ready to shell out more, as come April, liquor to get dearer by 10-15% in Chandigarh

Mountview is among half a dozen hotels that will benefit from the relaxation. They can open mini bars in rooms as well.
Updated on Mar 07, 2020 12:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By
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