Topic: service tax
LocalCircles survey finds that 20% consumers plan to 'fight and not pay the additional charges', while 37% say they will avoid restaurants levying service charge.
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According to guidelines issued by the Central Consumer Protection Authority, eateries should inform consumers that service charge is optional and at their discretion.
Conducted by LocalCircles across 271 districts, the survey also found that only 23% consumers were not levied service charge by eateries.
A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.
The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.
Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.