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Slogans of Caurem tribals speak louder than their suppressed voice…

It was a peaceful protest by Caurem tribals by standing on the roadside, but their slogans written on placards were louder enough to realise that peace does not exist in this remote mining village of ... READ

Reduced VATs on sweets, garments, AA canteens in Kejriwal's Budget

The Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government today tabled its second Budget with Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia slashing the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 12.5 per cent to 5 per cent. READ

Permission must to cut coconut tree; Agro-Milk-Fish funds doubled

Making it mandatory to take permission to cut a coconut tree, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has more than doubled the provision for agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries. READ

Once again, Parsekar presents a surplus budget of Rs 159 Cr

In spite of last year’s projected surplus budget getting pushed into actual deficit of Rs 1000 crore, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has once again projected a surplus budget this year. READ

Petrol up nationally; will Parsekar rollback the budget-hike of VAT on petrol?

Will Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar rollback the 7% hike of the Valued Added Tax on petrol, even before his budgetary announcement comes into effect? READ

Budget Highlights 2016

Following are the budget highlights, uploaded live while Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar was presenting the budget in the Goa Assembly. READ

More VAT in Goa budget may hike Petrol price

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Tuesday hinted at increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol in the upcoming budget session of the State Legislative Assembly. READ

Miscalculations on Mining pushes Goa into huge deficit of Rs 1000 crore!

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has an upheaval task of presenting his last budget before election since his last year’s budget, estimated as surplus, has actually dipped into a major deficit of almost Rs 1000 crore. ... READ

Parsekar to present Goa budget on 16 March

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will table the state budget on March 16 in the upcoming Legislative Assembly session. READ

Budget is pro-village, pro-poor, pro-farmers: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Budget is pro-village, poor and farmers with focus on bringing about qualitative change in the country and alleviate poverty through a slew of time-bound programmes. READ