Monday 04 March 2024

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Economy | Finance

Parrikar to present budget tomorrow, amidst crisis & election

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will present his third successive State budget of this term in the State Legislative Assembly on Wednesday. READ

Guv Address is like a budget speech: Rane

Leader of Opposition in Goa Assembly, Pratapsingh Rane today termed Governor B V Wanchoo's address to the House as "superficial" and "like a budget speech." READ

Goa demands share in IT collection

The Goa government on Wednesday suggested that a partial component of the income tax can be diverted towards the state which will promote generation of central taxes in its coffers. READ

Cheque bounce case can be settled at any stage: HC

The Delhi High Court has held an accused in a cheque dishonour case can settle the issue with the complainant even outside the court at any stage prior to the execution of punishment. READ

Aviation fuel relief after mining starts: CM

Goa government said today that the proposed tax relief on aviation turbine fuel for the airline companies can be given only after mining resumes in the state. READ

Loans to cost more as RBI hikes lending rates

Housing, auto and corporate loans may become expensive with the Reserve Bank on Tuesday hiking the key lending rate by 0.25 percent to contain inflation in continuation of its hard-line stance. READ

Diwali bonus of Rs 35 Cr to Govt servants, despite crisis

Despite loss in revenue due to ban on mining exports, the Goa government has decided to give Diwali bonus to government servants by this month end. READ

Casino taxes provide Rs 90 Cr revenue to Goa

Goa government collected Rs 90 crore in the form of entertainment and entry tax from five off shore casino vessels during financial year 2012-13, state Legislative Assembly was told today. READ

Scope of CMRY to be expanded

After nearly 11 years of reasonably good performance, Goa Government’s flagship Chief Minister’s Rojgar Yojana(CMRY), introduced by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in his earlier term in 2001 through State apex financial body, EDC Ltd., is ... READ

Goa & Kerala top as most advanced states

The Raghuram Rajan panel report has made a case for ending the 'special category' criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states, as it ranked Goa and Kerala as the most advanced state and Odisha ... READ