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Goa budget: Petrol, beer, essential services to cost more

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday presented a surplus budget, which saw a slew of proposed taxes on petrol, liquor and an across-the-board increase in taxes for essential services.

Goa budget not to consider revenue from fresh ore: Parrikar

For the second consecutive year, the Goa government will draft its budget without considering revenue in the form of royalty on freshly extracted ore as uncertainty continues on resumption of mining.

Budget 2013-14 taxes rich class, benefits poor people: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said the state government has taxed the rich and given benefit to the poor in the budget 2013-14.

Parrikar presents Rs 10,000 cr Goa budget

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday presented a Rs 10,053.24 crore budget in the Legislative Assembly here, using a poem by senior BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee to start off.

Goa cuts VAT, petrol becomes cheaper

A cut in Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and Rs 1,000 allowance for housewives from families with annual income of less than Rs 3 lakh are among a series of populist measures in the budget presented by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday.

BJP minister`s death postpones Goa budget

The sudden death of BJP minister Mathany Saldanha on Wednesday has forced the Goa government to postpone the presentation of the budget for 2012-13 to March 26.

Goa: Parrikar readies to present budget next week

Within less than fortnight, after taking over as the Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar is gearing up to present the state budget on March 21.