Senator Kamil Ali Agha of PMLQ said the government increased the miseries of masses with the imposition
of GST, adding that the decision was taken on the suggestions of IMF.
He prayed the court to declare the imposition
of section 144 void along with arrests of PTI workers made under this section 144 contrary to the provisions of the constitution regarding protection of human rights of citizens.
Meanwhile, according to our Quetta correspondent, shutter-down strike was observed in the Balochistan capital against imposition
of withholding tax.
This act of the AJK Legislative Assembly falls in the category of the imposition
of double taxation," the petitioners said adding that it was absolutely contradictory to the law and constitution - since law and constitution also do not allow double taxation.
It has further been contended that the people of AJK are already paying income tax under section 15 of Income Tax Ordinance 2001 while, AJK Legislative Assembly had re-imposed the same income tax on the rental income which falls in the category of the imposition
of double taxation and contradictory to the law and constitution.
However, the imposition
of taxes without granting constitutional rights to people of Gilgit-Baltistan is being strongly resisted in these areas for the last few months.
It appears that the government's attempt to divide trade bodies, bazaar committees, transporters and political parties further strengthened the protestors who have now announced the schedule of series of shutter down strikes, long marches and sit-ins across GB against the imposition
The extended imposition
has banned protests, demonstrations and rallies in the Red Zone that constitutes the Chief Minister House and the governor house.
Opposition leader Sheraz Kahloon claimed that following the imposition
of the fee, the masses would have to pay Rs1 billion to the corporation 'that is unjustified as the government rules are silent on this issue.
This led many junior doctors in Newcastle hospitals to assume that their boss supported the imposition
of the new contract without further negotiation with doctors' union the British Medical Association (BMA).
Summary: Greek winemakers oppose to the imposition
of a special tax of 40 cents per litre.
LAHORE -- The business community is observing a nationwide wheel-jam, shutter-down strike today (Saturday) against the imposition