Excise: Punjab ministers, babus not on same page | Chandigarh News - Times of India

Source: The Times of India - View Original Article
Published: May 10, 2020
Category:
Bias Rating:

59% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:


Policies:

Taxes

Sentiments

84% "He tweeted, Respected @capt_amarinder ji, This type of contumacious behaviour by the Chief Secretary time & again is unacceptable.""
77% "I request you to kindly remove him from his post immediately.""
71% "Reacting to the incident, Congress MLA from Giddarbaha Amarinder Singh Raja Warring took pot shots at the chief secretary, demanding his removal from the ..."
69% "contractors' It is believed that Channi was of the view that apart from imposing Covid tax, as had been done by other states, the excise ..."
67% "At least two ministers - Manpreet Singh Badal and Charanjit Singh Channi - voiced their differences with the officials before walking out.""
55% "CHANDIGARH:""
52% "Sources said the bureaucrats led by chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh had come with a proposal to compensate liquor contractors for the loss of ..."
-51% "Punjab's cabinet ministers locked horns with senior bureaucrats over imposition of Covid tax and overall dipping revenue of the state excise department at a ..."
-54% "'Excise dept should compensate""

We have listed the top 10 sentiments. More sentiments do exist. Please review the full article for more information.



*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Extremely
Liberal

Very
Liberal

Moderate-left

Neutral

Moderate-right

Very
Conservative

Extremely
Conservative

100%

100%

Contributing sentiments towards policy:

84% : He tweeted, "Respected @capt_amarinder ji, This type of contumacious behaviour by the Chief Secretary time & again is unacceptable.
77% : I request you to kindly remove him from his post immediately."
71% : Reacting to the incident, Congress MLA from Giddarbaha Amarinder Singh Raja Warring took pot shots at the chief secretary, demanding his removal from the top post.
69% : contractors' It is believed that Channi was of the view that apart from imposing Covid tax, as had been done by other states, the excise policy should not be extended to May 2021 to make up for the lockdown period in the current financial year.
67% : At least two ministers - Manpreet Singh Badal and Charanjit Singh Channi - voiced their differences with the officials before walking out.
55% : CHANDIGARH:
52% : Sources said the bureaucrats led by chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh had come with a proposal to compensate liquor contractors for the loss of sales during the lockdown.
49% : Punjab's cabinet ministers locked horns with senior bureaucrats over imposition of Covid tax and overall dipping revenue of the state excise department at a meeting to discuss changes in the excise policy on Saturday.
46% : In the absence of consensus, the meeting of the council of ministers that was to follow, was deferred to Monday.
46% : 'Excise dept should compensate
46% : The sources said some of the ministers were of the view that imposing Covid cess on liquor would help the state government raise funds for developmental purposes.
42% : It was also pointed out that around 20% of liquor vends in the state had still not been auctioned and that was contributing to the loss of revenue.
40% : He has regularly disregarded our cabinet ministers and their decisions.
31% : The ministers suggested that the excise department should find a way to compensate the contractors within the existing period so that the state doesn't suffer more losses.
31% : The bureaucrats, meanwhile, said it was wrong to claim they had made the excise policy.
11% : Channi, however, pointed to the dipping revenue of the excise department over the past three years - missing the targets by Rs 400 crore, Rs 600 crore and Rs 1,000 crore, respectively.
7% : The ministers reportedly blamed the bureaucrats for not implementing the excise policy properly and said their suggestions could lead to excise revenue nosediving by over Rs 2,000 crore this year.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap