Rajasthan govt announces ban on select categories of pan masala under Food Safety Act; becomes third such state after Maharashtra, Bihar
The Rajasthan government announced a ban on pan masala containing magnesium carbonate, nicotine, tobacco, mineral oil and flavoured 'supari' in the state.
Karnataka BJP unit on Thursday urged the Centre to bring down the GST on pan masala to 5 percent from the existing 18 percent and also hike the minimum import price (MIP) of arecanut to Rs 300/kg to save domestic growers reeling under the crisis due to lower prices
Pierce Brosnan says pan masala brand 'cheated' and 'kept him in the dark' about hazardous nature of the product
In a written reply to the Delhi State Tobacco Control Cell, Pierce Brosnan stated that he got cheated by the company as the latter did not disclose the hazardous nature of the product.
Under the composition scheme where the turnover does not exceed Rs 75 lakh, manufacturers will have to pay 1 percent of turnover as GST, traders 2.5 percent and 0.5 percent of turnover in state in case of other suppliers.
Besides, mobile phones and LED lights assembled in India will also become dearer with the finance minister increasing duties on imported printed circuit boards and components respectively
The Pierce Brosnan Pan Bahar ad has now been banned from national and satellite television by none other than CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani.
Asking the government not to club automobiles with 'health hazards' like cigarettes and pan masala while framing GST rate, SIAM today said
The request was made in letters to the wives of the actors Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan, Arbaaz Khan and Govinda
Delhi government has now approached the wives of four Bollywood actors urging them to encourage their husbands not to endorse pan masala products
The investigations found that the Baroda unit was producing pan masala instead of 'flavoured supari' on eight manufacturing machines.
The high court dismissed a set of petitions filed by the manufacturers of gutka and pan masala challenging the ban.