NEW DELHI: Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the GST has replaced the 'Congress Legacy Tax' -- which was 31 per cent for most goods -- with a 'good and simple tax', adding that the existing 28 per cent slab will be phased out following further improvement in revenue collections.
The Industries and Commerce Minister, Punjab, Sunder Sham Arora has said that the commencement of the flight operations from the airports of Punjab is a crowning legacy and achievement of the Punjab Government. Disclosing this here today, the minister said that Punjab Government and Union Ministry of Civil Aviation had inked an MoU in June, 2017 in which the Punjab Government promised to acquire land, making available water and electricity, reducing of VAT by 1 percent on the plane fuel besides constructing approach roads to the airports. He also said that this MoU was related to the 4 airports of Punjab.
Sanghwal (Jalandhar): Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma today said the days with associated with legendary freedom fighters must be observed enthusiastically to perpetuate their glorious legacy of patriotism, valour and selfless service to the nation.
CHANDIGARH: The 'Goonda Tax' (forced extortion from businesses), a term more familiar in states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar has made inroads in Punjab during the previous regime of SAD-BJP government headed by Parkash Singh Badal. The present Congress government headed by Capt Amarinder Singh has been carrying forward the legacy of Badal's that too with impunity.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reply to the debate on the motion of thanks to the President's address in both Houses of Parliament today. Top Politics News- News18.com
The most galling for Arsenal fans was Liverpool’s first, crashed in from distance by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. For six years, he was on Arsenal’s books, one of Wenger’s starlets who never really graduated to the main stage. When he moved north at the start of the season, it seemed a sideways step. But after years of treading water with Wenger, he has been central to Liverpool’s surge up the table. Top Sports News- News18.com
LIVE HIGHLIGHTS: Counting for the bypoll in RK Nagar Assembly seat of Tamil Nadu will begin at 8am in what is being seem primarily as a contest between sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran and the merged faction of chief minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam. The result will decide the battle for the political legacy of the late CM J Jayalalithaa, whose death last year necessitated the by-election. Top Politics News- News18.com
The Delhi Race Club witnessed the running of the regional classic race Vikram Greenland Stud North India 2000 Guineas on Tuesday. A terms race for 3 year olds run over a distance of 7 furlongs. Top Sports News- News18.com
Voters in Tamil Nadu’s RK Nagar constituency, the seat vacated by J Jayalalithaa’s death last year, are casting their ballots once again today to settle the dispute over the late chief minister’s political legacy within the AIADMK. Top Politics News- News18.com
As Sonia Gandhi passes the baton of Congress presidency to her son Rahul Gandhi, News18 revisits her career in Indian politics. This is the fourth article in the five-part series. Top Politics News- News18.com