Excise Duty

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Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked Rs. 3 per liter

14 Mar 2020

Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked Rs. 3 per liter

The government on Friday announced an increase in excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs. 3 per liter, the steepest hike in eight years.

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

20 Jan 2019

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh, your beer will take care of cow shelters now.

BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

08 Jan 2019

BJP leader in soup for distributing liquor at temple event

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Naresh Agarwal and his son Nitin have landed themselves in controversy after two videos surfaced on the Internet yesterday showing 200ml plastic liquor bottles being distributed inside lunch packets at a temple event.

Delhiites, now pay more for Johnnie Walker, VAT-69 in bars

26 Jul 2018

Delhiites, now pay more for Johnnie Walker, VAT-69 in bars

With a target to achieve 20% revenue growth over 2017, Delhi Government has planned something that'll be a sure downer for tipplers.

Arun Jaitley urges citizens to pay taxes honestly

18 Jun 2018

Arun Jaitley urges citizens to pay taxes honestly

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today urged citizens to pay their due share of taxes "honestly" to reduce dependence on oil as a revenue source.

Changing tunes: Live music to replace recorded-songs in Delhi bars

21 May 2018

Changing tunes: Live music to replace recorded-songs in Delhi bars

Delhi government's new directive is ought to change your experience in the state's bars.

Noida: Over Rs. 770 crore liquor consumed in a year?

28 Feb 2018

Noida: Over Rs. 770 crore liquor consumed in a year?

Noida will soon turn into a town of 'sharabis', if the latest data by the Excise department is to be believed.

GST on daily-use goods expected to go down

05 Nov 2017

GST on daily-use goods expected to go down

Consumers and small-and-medium businesses across India may soon have a reason to celebrate.

Govt cuts excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs. 2/litre

03 Oct 2017

Govt cuts excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs. 2/litre

The Centre reduced the Basic Excise Duty rate on petrol and diesel by Rs. 2/litre. The new prices will be effective from 4 October.

Petrol, diesel price rise, based on dynamic fuel pricing, explained

18 Sep 2017

Petrol, diesel price rise, based on dynamic fuel pricing, explained

In the last few months, prices of petrol and diesel have been consistently rising across all major cities.