Service Charge in Restaurants: Center says still waiting for industry proposal

The ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution is still waiting to hear from the hotel and restaurant industry associations on how they intend to resolve the issue of levying service charges 'unfairly'.The matter had come to a head in early January when the ministry sent a directive to

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Jet Airways opens priority check-in service to economy passengers

Jet Airways, an India based international airline, today opened up its ‘priority advantage’ fast check-in service for economy class passengers.The service was earlier available only to passengers travelling by higher classes.However, unlike JetPrivilege members, normal economy class traveller will have to pay extra for getting this service.The service allows guests to

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Left Front tries to tap anti-American sentiment with fat tax in Kerala

Kerala finance minister Thomas Isaac defended the new tax imposed on Western food items in Kerala even as it became clear that move could be open to a challenge on the lines on which Maharashtra's beef ban was overturned.The communists of Kerala -- not the biggest fans of American culture

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