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Tax tobocco products at high rates under new GST regime: Health groups

Health group urges for higher taxes on bidi products under GST

Several public health groups, including the Voluntary Health Association of India, on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that all tobacco products especially bidis are taxed at uniformly high rates under the new GST framework.The public ... Prokerala, 1 week ago

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I-T dept seizes Rs 2.2 cr in new currency from trader in Assam

Amulya Das and his son Tapan Das were involved in retail business of cigarette, pan masala, gutka, bidi
 Business Standard2 months ago

The lights go out of the lives of Bengal bidi workers

Nearly 20,000 people who live in shacks at Kamalpur and Durgapur in Murshidabad district have one more problem to cope with now. The mere Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 4,000 they earn a month as bidi binders is not enough for a living, with river erosion in the two ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Over eight million bidi workers yet to be paid since November 8

Facing declining demand coupled with cash shortage, bidi companies are now mulling reducing production from December
 Business Standard2 months ago Demonetisation: Over eight million bidi workers yet to be paid since November 8  Business Standard2 months ago

Health groups seek highest possible tax levy on tobacco items

Ahead of a crucial GST Council meet on February 18, many public health groups have reached out to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, urging him to ensure thatall tobacco products especially bidis are placed in the demerit good category at the 28 per cent ...
 Business Standard1 week ago GST: Health groups seek highest possible tax levy on tobacco items  Rediff.com1 week ago

Most importantly like earlier years, the budget also

failed to increase the excise taxes on tendu rolled hand-made bidis which almost 98 per cent of the bidis smokers consume instead increasing it on paper-rolled bidis which has a negligible market share - once again keeping bidis a very affordable and ...
 DNA1 week ago

'This is a battle of good vs evil, not Hindu vs Muslim'

'There has never been a problem between Hindus and Muslims in Kairana.''We are a people that smoke from the same hookah.'Once the seat of an influential tradition of Indian classical music, Kairana has become a metaphor for the exodus of's Archana Masih visits the town in Western UP to discover there is more to Kairana than palayan (Hindu exodus).Photographs: Seema Pant. IMAGE: Gurjar farmers smoke the hookah at the Kalsyan panchayat in Kairana. The Congress election slogans ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Budget 2017: What's costlier, what's cheaper

Smokers and tobacco consumers will have to shell out more for their indulgence as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley continued with the crackdown on cigarettes and tobacco products by increasing taxes in the Budget for 2017-18. The finance minister, however, made an attempt to make it more affordable for clean energy sources by cutting duties on solar tempered glass, fuel cell based power generating systems and wind operated energy generator. Items that will turn costlier: Cigarettes, pan masala, ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Budget 2017: What's cheaper, what's dearer  Business Standard3 weeks ago Cigarettes, tobacco, mobiles assembled in India to turn dearer  DNA3 weeks ago Cigarettes, tobacco products to turn dearer  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Cigarette stocks gain as much as 5%

Cigarette stocks today rose by as much as 5 per cent even as the government continued with the crackdown on cigarettes, bidis and tobacco products by increasing taxes in the Budget 2017-18.
 DNA3 weeks ago

Tax sops for individuals, small firms; more money for welfare: Jaitley

New Delhi - Hoping for a 17-per cent growth in taxes revenues, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18, offering more money for welfare schemes, minor tax sops for individuals and small firms, with a fiscal deficit of 3.2 ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
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