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GST rate for gold fixed at 3%, biscuits 18%, bidis 28%; states, except West Bengal, agree to 1 July rollout
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GST rate for gold fixed at 3%, biscuits 18%, bidis 28%; states, except West Bengal, agree to 1 July rollout

New Delhi: Footwear below Rs 500 will be taxed at 5 percent under the Goods and Services Tax, while the rest would be in the 18 percent bracket once the new regime is rolled out from 1 July.

Beedi makers stop production over large pictorial warnings; loss worth Rs 200 cr anticipated
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Beedi makers stop production over large pictorial warnings; loss worth Rs 200 cr anticipated

All India Beedi Industry Federation, a body of over 240 manufacturers controlling over two-third of total branded beedi production, said the loss due to stopping production will be around Rs 200 crore daily.

Budget 2016: Jaitley ensures cigarettes will burn a bigger hole in smokers' pocket
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Budget 2016: Jaitley ensures cigarettes will burn a bigger hole in smokers' pocket

Popular cigarettes brands such as Gold Flake Kings and Wills Classic will cost up to Rs 125, dearer by nearly Rs 15 per pack of 10 sticks, while those of premium brands like Marlboro and Benson & Hedges will cost about Rs 250 pack of 20 cigarettes, up by more than Rs 30