Goa govt refuses to withdraw entry tax

Asserting that the state would not fall prey to the "blackmailing tactics" of a few traders` organisations from Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Goa government refused to roll back the entry tax on the borders.

Entry tax: Transporters threaten to stop supplies to Goa

Goa could face shortage of essential commodities with the transporters from the markets of Belgaum (Karnataka) and Kolhapur (Maharashtra) threatening to stop supplies from Wednesday.

Now, pay toll to enter Goa

Entering Goa just got even more expensive. Visitors driving to Goa by road, on anything other than a two-wheeler, will be charged toll upwards of Rs.100, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said at a press conference Monday.