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Punjab govt declares 1.14 lakh new jobs, life imprisonment for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib

Ruchika M. Khanna: Chandigarh: The Akali-BJP government on Thursday embarked on a “sop culture” to change the course of politics towards development.  In spite of a low revenue growth, the Punjab Cabinet cleared the recruitment of 1.14 lakh people in various state government departments, besides enhancing social-security pensions and offering life and accidental insurance to a wide section... 

VAT Rationalisation announcement likely on R-Day

Chandigarh: Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal is likely to announce rationalisation of VAT on January 26 after taking opinion of a five-member VAT committee and excise officials. He will be here to unfurl the Tricolour on Republic Day. Sukhbir formed the VAT committee over a month ago under the chairmanship of CPS (Excise and Taxation) Sarup Chand Singla. The committee members included CPS (Industries... 

Sukhbir authorized to rationalize VAT on cotton

Chandigarh: In a bid to provide level playing field and offer competitive market to the local cotton spinners, the Punjab Cabinet considered rationalization of VAT on cotton and other types of yarn (excluding 100% polyester filament yarn) in the state. This decision would give boost to employment opportunities and would also expand spinning business in the state.  The Cabinet authorized the Deputy... 

VAT on heavy machinery lowered in Punjab

Chandigarh: In a major relief to the trade of heavy machinery including cranes and earth moving equipments in the state, the Punjab Cabinet today approved to slash the rate of VAT from existing 13% plus 10% surcharge to 5.5% plus 10% surcharge. Similarly the Cabinet also gave green signal for including these items in schedule B of the Punjab VAT Act 2005. With this move the VAT rates have been brought... 

Rs25 lakh entry limit sought for GST in Punjab

Chandigarh: In an apparent bid to woo small traders, SAD-BJP led Punjab government today pitched for a threshold limit of Rs 25 lakh for levying Goods and Services Tax (GST). “We today suggested that threshold limit of Rs 25 lakh should be fixed for imposing GST so that small traders should be kept out of this taxation system,” Punjab Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa said today. The Punjab... 

Bajwa slams proposed VAT increase on Diesel

Tarn Taran: The Punjab Congress President Mr Partap Singh Bajwa today took strong exception to the non-utilisation of the of funds earmarked for the welfare of the dalits and said it reflected the anti-dalit face of the Parkash Singh Badal government. He was on a tour to Tarn Taran and accompanied by S. Harminder Singh Gill General Secretary PPCC, S. Gurchet Singh Bhullar Ex-Minister, S. Sukhpal Singh... 

SAD terms Amarinder ‘Non-Resident Punjabi’

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said Non Resident Punjabi (NRP) and mp Mr Amarinder Singh and tainted Congress leader Partap Bajwa were playing out a war of TRPs to impress the party high command and that was why they were misleading the people on the slight VAT increase in diesel as well as refusing to answer allegations of corruption levelled against them by their own party men. In... 

Punjab hikes VAT on diesel,drinks & cigarettes

Chandigarh: People will have to pay more for diesel, cold drinks and cigarette in Punjab with SAD-BJP led state government raising Value Added Tax (VAT) on these products.  In a notification issued on October 1, Punjab Excise and Taxation department has increased VAT rate on diesel (other than premium diesel), cold drinks (including aerated drinks, soda) and Cigarette and Cigar by 1 per cent, 5 per...