Fuel Tax
Business  /  Published 03.09.21

Fuel taxes swell excise coffers

The excise duty kitty of the Narendra Modi government swelled to Rs 1,00,387 crore during April to July of the current fiscal even as consumption of petrol and diesel  showed patchy rec...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.20

SOS to Hemant on fuel tax hike

Petroleum dealers of Jharkhand on Wednesday expressed concern over the state government’s plan to increase value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel.In a news meet at Green View petrol pump here, A...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 04.12.18

France suspends fuel tax increase

 In a major concession by President Emmanuel Macron, France will suspend for six months a tax increase on petrol and diesel that had been slated for January, in an attempt to quell weeks of prote...
By Adam Nossiter / New York Times News Service in Paris

World  /  Published 08.12.18

Yellow vest protesters clash with police in France

French riot police fired tear gas and clashed with “yellow vest” protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest in a wave of demonstrations against the high cost of living that have sha...
By Reuters in Paris

Business  /  Published 14.01.19

Budget call on LNG duty cut

The oil ministry is hopeful of a cut in customs duty on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to zero per cent from 2.5 per cent in the interim budget on February 1. Officials said there was a possibility of a ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

World  /  Published 05.12.18

French unions join protests against Macron

Nationwide protests against French President Emmanuel Macron took on an even bigger dimension Wednesday after trade unions and farmers vowed to join the fray, unimpressed by government concessions tha...
By AP in Paris

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Meghalaya hikes fuel taxes for funds

Meghalaya has increased taxes on petrol and diesel in a bid to augment its resources, which are under stress in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.In an order issued on Tuesday, the government announced en...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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