World No Tobacco Day: Increased tax on bidi demanded

New Delhi, May 30 On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, a group of doctors, bidi workers and health activists today demanded increasing tax on bidi under the proposed GST regime to reduce its...

May 30, 2017 10:31 PM | Newsscroll

Health bodies welcome National Health Policy

New Delhi, Mar 17 Health bodies today welcomed the Centre's move to bring in the National Health Policy but cautioned against the sector being left at the mercy of market mechanism."The government...

Mar 17, 2017 6:34 PM | Newsscroll

Hike taxation, reduce affordability of tobacco products: VHAI

New Delhi, Feb 7 Noting that the percentage increase on excise on tobacco products is "minimal", a health body today asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to ensure significant increase in tobacco...

Feb 07, 2017 8:24 PM | Newsscroll