Soon after the announcement, the NDA-led governments in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand followed the Centre's footsteps announcing a cut of Rs 2.50 per litre in fuel prices. "Maharashtra Government also made a decision to give additional relief of Rs 2.5/litre on Petrol to give total benefit of Rs 5/litre in the State of Maharashtra", Fadnavis tweeted. It is to be noted that the Maharashtra government has reduced the price of petrol only and not diesel.
While the Centre received a fixed revenue from excise duty on oil, states imposed ad valorem Value-Added Tax in percentage terms which go upto as high as 31 per cent, the minister said. Jaitley said the total impact of Rs 1.50 cut in excise duty is about Rs 21,000 crore for full year and Rs 10,500 crore the reminder of current fiscal.
Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who holds the finance portfolio, however told ANI that the state will take a decision after getting official intimation.
"A large number of worldwide factors, as I have repeatedly said, primarily the rising prices of Brent crude and also the domestic measures taken in the USA in terms of policy and raising of interest rates, has a significant impact across the world", Jaitley said.
Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser There are facts that she can not remember: "how she got home, how she got there, where the house was, what the date was". Judge, identified by Ford as a witness to the alleged assault, has denied any memory of such an incident.
Man City earn late win at Hoffenheim through David Silva Pep Guardiola's side, who suffered a 2-1 loss at home to Lyon in their Group F opener, fell behind inside 44 seconds on Tuesday. Manchester City have become the first English side in Champions League history to lose four consecutive matches.
Frank Lampard feels for Man United boss Jose Mourinho It's hard to take and we're sorry to the fans for what they saw. "I see different actions, but what you see is not really inside". I think individually, and as a team we were bad . 'I prefer the doctor to speak, but they are not in [the right] conditions'.
Additionally, oil companies are to be asked to absorb another Re 1 per litre. To bring some relief to citizens, three states had reduced fuel rates in August, including West Bengal. The cost of diesel was also hiked by 20 paise with the price per litre reaching Rs 75.45.
Brent crude oil hit $86 per barrel on Wednesday, recording its highest level in 4 years.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan too congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for reducing the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 2.50.
"I am confident we'll be able to maintain the fiscal deficit even after absorbing this", the minister said.
Had Spurs had a fully fit squad to choose from, they could have nicked a point against Barcelona, or maybe even more. You weren't supposed to be watching him, Kieran, you were supposed to be trying to tackle him.
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Cozzolino said he then got hit on the ear with a glass. "The trauma for a man who has never had any accusations", Trump said. Kavanaugh has denied claims of sexual misconduct by three different women - Ford , Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick .
In 2015, two South Korean soldiers were maimed by what Seoul said was a North Korean landmine, an accusation the North denied. This image depicts South and North Korean troops participating in a landmine removal operation in the Demilitarized Zone .
What can be seen from the test done by Unbox Therapy is that the issue does not happen to every unit, just some of them. The security measure ensured that the lightning port was disabled after the phone had been idle for a period of time.
Also on the agenda is Russian training for Indian astronauts as New Delhi aims to launch its first crewed space mission in 2022. For the 19th Annual Bilateral Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in New Delhi today.
Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, on separate Sunday talk shows suggested Feinstein's office might have leaked a confidential letter by Dr. Graham was the first Republican senator to grab the microphone, late in the afternoon, as Judge Kavanaugh sat for questions.
Tensions eased somewhat after several high-profile German-Turkish nationals were released this year, but five remain behind bars. The pastor, who rejects the charges, had been jailed until he was released to home detention on July 25 for health reasons.
The Dodgers offense was able to get the job done against Rockies starter German Marquez as well, beginning in the fourth inning. Led by a 2-run homer from Corey Bellinger, the Dodgers jumped all over the Rockies from the opening bell and never looked back.
And because both teams atop the Central have the best records in the NL, the loser of Monday's early game will host the Wild Card. A one-game playoff in 1980 was no better for the Dodgers , who were beaten 7-1 by Houston for the NL West championship.
UB40 Want Nothing to Do With Brett Kavanaugh
Asked whether Mr Trump's comments would affect her vote, Senator Murkowski told reporters, "I am taking everything into account". The letter also says Kavanaugh gave "intemperate, inflammatory" responses and was "discourteous" to senators.
Wide Presidential Alert To Be Tested Tomorrow
FEMA officials say they expect the alert to reach 75 percent of wireless-enabled devices, including cell phones and smartwatches. Verizon Communications Inc said almost all of its mobile phone handsets are capable of getting alerts.
Rockies advance to NLDS with extra-innings victory over Cubs
The Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015 to spark a run to the NLCS, which ended at the hands of the New York Mets. As for the bullpen, Cole Hamels will be available in relief and Pedro Strop could see his first action since September 13.
First woman wins Physics Nobel prize in 55 years
The Nobel Prizes make up a curious institution. "The inventions being honoured this year have revolutionised laser physics". Their technique is now used in corrective eye surgery. "Really? I thought there might've been more", Strickland replied.
Dems take cautious approach to Trump trade deal
The officials declined to say how large a share of the Canadian market would be open to US dairy products. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he spoke with the US President Donald Trump this morning.
'Some care more than others' - Jose on poor United form
There was a clear lack of effort and quality across the entire pitch, with the Hammers fully deserving of the convincing victory. Aguero played in Leroy Sane who crossed for Raheem Sterling to slide in and apply the finish in the first half.
McConnell Vows 'We'll be Voting This Week' on Kavanaugh
After declaring he would cast his vote to move Kavanaugh forward, Flake was confronted by two protesters in an elevator . Pushing back on the Democratic attacks, Republicans said Kavanaugh had every right to be upset during the hearing.