Centre would be happy to bring petrol, diesel under GST, states unwilling: Hardeep Puri

Puri took a dig at the Opposition and said that the govt has "assumed its responsibility" in the fuel sector and the states should also take the onus on the issue of slashing the value-added taxes on petrol and diesel.

Apr 29, 2022, 23:43 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee hits out at PM Narendra Modi, says ‘Centre must reduce tax on ATF to bring down airfares’

CM Mamata tweeted, "Bengal govt has been proactive in slashing all levies  to bring down airfares, while GoI is preaching free sermons without practising them."

Apr 28, 2022, 21:12 PM IST

Centre should reduce VAT on imported oil, pay pending GST amount to states first: Maharashtra

Flagging higher fuel prices in many opposition-ruled states, PM Modi had urged them to reduce VAT in "national interest" to benefit the common man.

Apr 28, 2022, 15:52 PM IST

DNA Exclusive: Analysis of VAT on petrol, diesel in opposition-ruled states

In today's DNA, Zee News anchor Aditi Tyagi analysed PM Narendra Modi’s appeal to opposition-ruled states to reduce VAT in the ‘national interest’.

Apr 27, 2022, 23:54 PM IST

Fuel price hike: Congress attacks PM Narendra Modi for high excise duty, demands roll back

PM Modi had attacked the opposition saying opposition-ruled states had done "injustice" to the people by not transferring the benefits of the cut to them, as per PTI.

Apr 27, 2022, 16:19 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi targets Opposition-ruled states over higher fuel prices, seeks reduction in VAT

PM Modi raised the issue of many states not adhering to the Centre's call for reducing the Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel after his government slashed excise duties on them in November last.

Apr 27, 2022, 15:41 PM IST

Delhi govt collected Rs 28,573 crore as GST and VAT in 2021-22: Officials

The goods and services tax (GST) and value added tax (VAT) collection of Delhi in 2020-21 was Rs 18,572 crore due to the disruption of economic activities caused by Covid-related restrictions.

Apr 07, 2022, 23:39 PM IST

Explained: The real cause behind Sri Lanka's ongoing economic crisis

Sri Lankans have had to contend with debilitating power cuts lasting 13 hours, inflation rates crossing 17% and a steeply devalued currency.

Apr 02, 2022, 22:26 PM IST

Petrol price in Delhi slashed by Rs 8 effective midnight

The Aam Aadmi Party government has decided to reduce VAT on petrol, which will make it cheaper by approximately Rs 8.

Dec 01, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Petrol and diesel to be cheaper in Rajasthan from midnight

The prices of petrol and diesel are going to decrease in Rajasthan from midnight as the state government has decided to cut VAT on them.

Nov 16, 2021, 21:40 PM IST

After fuel price reduction, Maneka Gandhi urges Centre to lower LPG cylinder prices

The petrol and diesel prices have come down. The Union government should consider lowering the prices of other things, like gas (LPG cylinder), too to provide relief to the people, Maneka Gandhi said during a programme in her constituency.

Nov 06, 2021, 20:32 PM IST

22 states/UTs have lowered the VAT on petrol and diesel, says government

According to the government, the UT of Ladakh has made the largest reductions in diesel prices, resulting in a drop of Rs 19.61 per litre

Nov 06, 2021, 08:49 AM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot urges PM to lower Excise Duty more on petrol, diesel

Ashok Gehlot said the reduction of VAT on petrol by Rs 1.8 per litre and on diesel by Rs 2.6 per litre will lead to a loss of state revenue worth Rs 1,800 crore every year.

Nov 05, 2021, 09:00 AM IST

Liquor prices could increase in Delhi as new excise policy comes into effect

Liquor prices in Delhi might go up as private vends open from November 17 under the new excise policy of the Delhi government. 

Oct 30, 2021, 22:10 PM IST

Petrol, diesel to cost more in Uttar Pradesh as govt hikes VAT

A litre of petrol will now cost 98 paisa more across the state while a litre of diesel has become dearer by Rs 2.35.

Aug 20, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices to cost more in Uttar Pradesh after hike in VAT

A litre of petrol will now cost 98 paise more across the state while a litre of diesel has become dearer by Rs 2.35.

Aug 20, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

Delhi: Petrol, CNG pumps to remain shut on Monday over govt's refusal to cut VAT

Nearly 400 petrol pumps will be shut for 23 hours from 6 am on Monday in the national capital.

Oct 21, 2018, 21:31 PM IST

Petrol pumps to remain closed in Delhi as dealers' association calls for one-day strike

VAT in Delhi is higher than neighboring Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Oct 17, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

Fuel prices fall: Amit Shah says relief for people, Congress calls it poll tactics

Amit Shah has said the fall in prices shows BJP government sensitive to needs of people. Congress says it's band-aid after inflicting 'thousand cuts.'

Oct 05, 2018, 06:58 AM IST

Petrol and diesel prices eye century, household budgets clean bowled

The common man across the country is not feeling the pinch of surging fuel prices. He's feeling outright pain.

Sep 08, 2018, 12:05 PM IST