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Karnataka budget Friday, first after Congress` return to power

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 15:46

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah will present his budget for 2013-14, 2 months after Congress returned to power, and focus is likely to be on welfare measures in view of Lok Sabha election due next year.

List of things to get costlier from today

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 21:54

You will wake up to see an expensive Monday, as all the announcements made in the Union Budget 2013-14 by Finance Minister P Chidambaram will come into effect.

Rajya Sabha nod to Union Budget 2013-14 sans debate

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 14:11

Faced with paucity of time, Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved Union Budget 2013-14 without debate, a development witnessed perhaps for the first time which triggered protests from Opposition members.

Noisy scenes in Kerala assembly during budget discussion

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 20:36

CPI-M led LDF opposition members today tore away the budget papers and staged a walk out in the Kerala Assembly alleging that Finance Minister K M Mani has ignored their constituencies in his proposals.

Tax-free Delhi budget in an election year

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 20:23

No new tax was levied and chilly spray, desi ghee and LED lights will be cheaper with Delhi government today proposing to reduce or eliminate VAT on them in its Rs budget.

Maharashtra budget 2013: Ciggies, liquor, cosmetics to cost more

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 19:48

With large parts of Maharashtra reeling under severe drought, the state Budget presented today proposed hike in taxes on cigarette, tobacco, liquor, cosmetics and jewellery to mop up additional resources.

Delhi Budget 2013: Dikshit's budget focuses on social sector projects

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 17:06

Presenting the 15th consecutive budget of her government, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday put focus on social sector projects in an election year when her party will approach voters for a record fourth term in the capital.

Punjab Budget 2013: Soft drinks, Cigarettes to cost more

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 16:07

The state government hiked the Value Added Tax in the Rs 460.21 crore deficit Budget presented in the state Assembly on Wednesday.

Punjab Budget 2013: Soft drinks, cigarettes to cost more

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 14:31

Soft drinks and cigarettes will cost more in Punjab effective April 1, with the state government hiking the Value Added Tax (VAT) in the Rs 460.21 crore deficit budget presented in the state assembly here on Wednesday.

Delhi Budget 2013: No new tax proposed in an election year

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 13:26

No new tax was levied and chilly spray, desi ghee and LED lights will be cheaper with Delhi government on Wednesday proposing to reduce or eliminate VAT on them in its budget which focussed on social sector in an election year as Congress seeks a record 4th term in power.

Foreign tourists to get tax refund in Goa

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 20:29

Foreign tourists who fly into Goa can now shop cheap at the beach paradise.

Goa Budget 2013: Beer, IMFL to cost more

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 20:17

Beer and Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) will be marginally expensive after Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar presented the state budget for 2013-14 Monday but a consumer can now make up part of the added expense.