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Soon, Centre to impose 'green tax' on older vehicles

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 07:13 PM IST
  • The government has also proposed higher tax (50 per cent of the road tax) for vehicles registered in highly polluted cities.
It was only on November 3 when private buses were allowed to operate in the city with the Delhi disaster management authority (DDMA) allowed inter-state bus movement. On the same day, all the three inter-state bus terminals (ISBTs) located at Kashmere Gate, Anand Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan were opened for public use.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
It was only on November 3 when private buses were allowed to operate in the city with the Delhi disaster management authority (DDMA) allowed inter-state bus movement. On the same day, all the three inter-state bus terminals (ISBTs) located at Kashmere Gate, Anand Vihar and Sarai Kale Khan were opened for public use.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Govt plans one-time scheme to waive dues on road tax payment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 04:05 AM IST
The scheme will bring a much needed relief to the transporter of Delhi who have to pay an annual road tax, non-payment of which attracts steep fines. The scheme does not apply to private cars and two-wheelers as they pay a one time road tax while purchasing the vehicle and do not have to pay the tax annually.
An electric vehicle (EV) charging plaza on Rafi Marg.
An electric vehicle (EV) charging plaza on Rafi Marg.

Subsidies for electric vehicles likely from next week, says transport minister Gahlot

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 03:25 AM IST
This is because the Delhi government is yet to set up the state EV fund and transport minister Kailash Gahlot said subsidies and other benefits such as a waiver on road tax and registration fee are likely to be launched next week.
The IRDA recently passed a circular to withdraw the mandatory long-term vehicle insurance for new vehicles.(Shutterstock)
The IRDA recently passed a circular to withdraw the mandatory long-term vehicle insurance for new vehicles.(Shutterstock)

New vehicle insurance rules - Cars and bikes are now less expensive

PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 10:26 AM IST
The IRDA recently issued a circular to withdraw the long-term insurance for both cars and bikes that came into effect from August 1, 2020. Consequently, cars and bikes will become cheaper. Read on to know more.
Very few tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh amid the coronavirus outbreak. Seen here, the Mall and Ridge Road in Shimla.(HT Photo)
Very few tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh amid the coronavirus outbreak. Seen here, the Mall and Ridge Road in Shimla.(HT Photo)

HP tourism has no money for employee salaries

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The situation is so grave that even though the middle of September is approaching, Class-III and Class-IV employees of HPTDC are yet to get their salaries.
There are growing concerns of truck drivers being penalized during the lockdown period.(Reuters image)
There are growing concerns of truck drivers being penalized during the lockdown period.(Reuters image)

Goods trucks seek extension on payment of road tax, GST

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2020 10:22 AM IST
Transport associations have also raised concerns with the ministry of road transport and highways alleging non-compliance of the ministry of home affair’s order to all states allowing transport of both essential and non-essential goods.
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TOUT-STAFF ‘NEXUS’ Faridkot RTA suspends 260 DLs, blacklists 96 RCs

Hindustan Times, Faridkot | By Parteek Singh Mahal
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Apex consumer commission NCDRC has directed German automobile company BMW to compensate a customer by replacing his vehicle with a new one of the same model after it got damaged in an accident.(Reuters)
Apex consumer commission NCDRC has directed German automobile company BMW to compensate a customer by replacing his vehicle with a new one of the same model after it got damaged in an accident.(Reuters)

Consumer commission directs BMW to replace Delhi customer’s car damaged in accident

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 07:08 AM IST
Under the BMW Secure policy, a damaged vehicle is replaced with a new one upon confirmation of total loss of vehicle by a survey report.
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Electric vehicle policy: Dedicated lanes to be set up for charging stations in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 12:17 AM IST
Administration aims to register only EV in the city after 2030
The Centre is likely to ask states to increase road taxes for older vehicles to make it harder for them to ply, according to officials aware of the development.(HT Photo)
The Centre is likely to ask states to increase road taxes for older vehicles to make it harder for them to ply, according to officials aware of the development.(HT Photo)

Centre may ask states to levy more tax on older vehicles

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 12:22 AM IST
The states and the Centre levy road taxes for maintaining state or national highways, and they vary. The taxes are also levied when vehicles are bought. They are over and above the purchase prices and registration charges.
Photo of the challan for Rs 6.45 lakh issued in Odisha’s Sambalpur to a truck registered in Nagaland(HT Photo, Sourced)
Photo of the challan for Rs 6.45 lakh issued in Odisha’s Sambalpur to a truck registered in Nagaland(HT Photo, Sourced)

Truck driver fined Rs 6 lakh in Odisha, but under old traffic rules

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 03:53 PM IST
The truck that was fined Rs 6.45 lakh was being driven by Dilip Karta from Jharsuguda and is owned by Shailesh Shankar Kumar Lal Gupta of Bethel Colony, Phek Town in Nagaland. The truck is still under detention at Sambalpur as the owner is yet to pay the penalty.
Under the new system, an applicant will have to log in at chdtransport.gov.in with their form number and then choose a service.(HT Photo)
Under the new system, an applicant will have to log in at chdtransport.gov.in with their form number and then choose a service.(HT Photo)

Pay for Chandigarh state transport authority services online from September 10

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Munieshwer A Sagar
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 01:25 PM IST
Commercial vehicle owners to benefit from system for paying road tax, fees for permit, registration, ownership transfer.
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RLA to crack whip against people with multiple licences

By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2019 12:58 AM IST
It will become possible to apply for a learner’s licence online
On the contrary, Punjab offers on-the-spot numbers of choice at the dealer. A customer can go for a random number, or pay and get a preferred number. An auction is held for fancy numbers.(HT image)
On the contrary, Punjab offers on-the-spot numbers of choice at the dealer. A customer can go for a random number, or pay and get a preferred number. An auction is held for fancy numbers.(HT image)

Registration number at dealers’ end: Half-baked facility drives vehicle owners up the wall in Chandigarh

Chandigarh | By Vivek Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Now, they cannot buy a new vehicle without booking the number of their choice online with the Registering and Licensing Authority (RLA), as the provision of temporary number has been withdrawn.
An electric vehicle at a charging point in a residential condominium in Gurugram.(parveen kumar/representational image)
An electric vehicle at a charging point in a residential condominium in Gurugram.(parveen kumar/representational image)

2nd round of consultation on electric vehicle policy to deal with infra issues

Gurugram | By Archana Mishra
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2019 02:41 AM IST
State transport minister Krishan Lal Panwar on Saturday said that the next round will take place by next month.
Niti Aayog, the government’s policy think tank, has proposed a complete ban on all internal combustion engine powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, starting 2025.(HT Photo)
Niti Aayog, the government’s policy think tank, has proposed a complete ban on all internal combustion engine powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, starting 2025.(HT Photo)

Speed up adoption of EVs: Centre to states

New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 12:22 AM IST
It has also urged transport principal secretaries and transport commissioners of states/Union territories to reduce or waive road tax on EVs and to promote their use as shared mobility vehicles and public transport.
Students board a school van in Dehradun.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Students board a school van in Dehradun.(Vinay Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Overloading: RTO to inspect every school bus and van in Dehradun every day

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nitika Kakkar
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 10:02 PM IST
Officials in state capital will now inspect each and every bus and van ferrying school children everyday between 7 am to 10 am and 3 pm to 6 pm, in a move aimed at checking overloading and in case a serious violation is noticed, the vehicle will be seized
The recommendation was made by a group of ministers (GoM) constituted by the Union road transport and highways ministry.(HT File Photo)
The recommendation was made by a group of ministers (GoM) constituted by the Union road transport and highways ministry.(HT File Photo)

Ministers recommend uniform road tax structure for vehicles across country

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:49 AM IST
If accepted, the recommendation will allow the transfer of vehicles from one state to another without levying road tax.
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