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Delhi Budget 2017: No new tax; focus remains on health, education

Delhi Budget 2017: No new tax; focus remains on health, education

A Rs 48,000-crore budget for the national capital was Wednesday presented by the AAP government, laying major focus on improving transport, health, water distribution and education infrastructure.

Good news! Low-cost footwear, school bags to remain VAT free

Good news! Low-cost footwear, school bags to remain VAT free

Following protests from several MLAs, the Delhi government has decided to roll back the hike in VAT on low-cost footwear and textiles which was proposed in its Budget 2016-17.

Delhi to have lowest taxes in country: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi to have lowest taxes in country: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government was committed to reducing taxes to make Delhi a state with the lowest taxes in the country.

Like Amma Canteens in Tamil Nadu, Delhi to have Aam Aadmi Canteens

Like Amma Canteens in Tamil Nadu, Delhi to have Aam Aadmi Canteens

The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday presented a "tax-free" budget and rationalised the VAT structure which may reduce the cost of products such as readymade garments, shoes, watches and electric and hybrid vehicles in the national capital.

Delhi Budget 2016: Kejriwal govt rationalises varying VAT slabs; garments, shoes, watches to get cheaper

Delhi Budget 2016: Kejriwal govt rationalises varying VAT slabs; garments, shoes, watches to get cheaper

The Aam Aadmi Party government on Monday presented a "tax-free" budget and rationalised the VAT structure which may reduce the cost of products such as readymade garments, shoes, watches and electric and hybrid vehicles in the national capital.

 

Delhi Budget 2016: What gets cheaper

Delhi Budget 2016: What gets cheaper

Here are the list of things that will become cheaper in the national capital.

Delhi Budget 2016: Rs 1,000 crore more for civic bodies

 The Delhi government has decided to hike the budget allocation of municipal corporations by Rs.1,000 crore, Finance Minister Manish Sisodia announced on Monday.

Delhi Budget 2016: VAT rate slashed to 5% from existing 12.5%; clothes, sweets to get cheaper

Delhi Budget 2016: VAT rate slashed to 5% from existing 12.5%; clothes, sweets to get cheaper

Presenting Budget for financial year 2016-17, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who holds the finance portfolio, on Monday slashed the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 12.5 percent to 5 percent.

Watch LIVE streaming of Delhi Budget 2016

Watch LIVE streaming of Delhi Budget 2016

Watch LIVE streaming of Delhi Budget 2016

Delhi budget today; will fulfil expectations of `aam aadmi`, says Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi budget today; will fulfil expectations of `aam aadmi`, says Arvind Kejriwal

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will on Monday table the Delhi Budget where education along with health and transport is likely to get major allocation.

Delhi budget tomorrow, boost for education, transport likely

Delhi budget tomorrow, boost for education, transport likely

 Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will table the Delhi Budget tomorrow where education along with health and transport is likely to get major allocation.

VAT collection has crossed Rs 20,000 crore: Delhi govt

VAT collection has crossed Rs 20,000 crore: Delhi govt

Delhi government today said VAT collection in the ongoing financial year has crossed Rs 20,000 crore, close to its revised target of Rs 21,000 crore.
 

Secrecy in budget making should be abolished: Yashwant Sinha

Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha on Tuesday pitched for reforming the budget making exercise, saying secrecy surrounding it should be done away with in the "era of transparency" and that any changes in excise and customs duties should come into effect only after Parliament passes them.

'Sidelined' BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha to hold 'Budget workshop' for Delhi MLAs

'Sidelined' BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha to hold 'Budget workshop' for Delhi MLAs

Apparently sidelined senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, who had served as finance minister in former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's cabinet, will hold an orientation programme for Delhi Finance Minister, Finance Secretary and MLAs on state's budget and its process on Tuesday.

Kejriwal's AAP ropes in BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha for Delhi Budget

Kejriwal's AAP ropes in BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha for Delhi Budget

Yashwant Sinha was finance minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.

Lok Sabha to discuss Delhi Budget today

The general discussion and voting on the Budget for the National Capital Territory of Delhi is scheduled for Wednesday.

More steps will be taken to sustain economic recovery: Jaitley

Government on Friday blamed the "policy paralysis" and retro tax amendment of the previous UPA regime for the current economic woes.

Delhi Budget: Power subsidy for consumers using up to 400 units

Proposing no new taxes in the Budget for Delhi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday announced subsidy of Rs 0.80 to Rs 1.20 per unit to small power consumers.

Services sector contributes Rs 2.98 lakh crore to Delhi's GDP

The services sector contributed a whopping Rs 2.98 lakh crore to Delhi's GDP of Rs 3.65 lakh crore in 2012-13, retaining its position as prime driver of the city's economy and reflecting sustained growth and buoyancy in the sector despite the slowdown.

Delhi govt estimates to get Rs 30,454 crore as revenue

The plan expenditure is 43 percent of the total budget while non-plan expenditure is 56 percent. One percent of the total outlay has been set aside for centrally-sponsored schemes.