A long-standing demand from the stakeholders is either a reduction or elimination of STT (Securities Transaction Tax) and CTT (Commodities Transaction Tax)
Women will be given pink tickets in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses to avail the free-ride scheme, which started on Bhai Dhooj.
The announcement by Kejriwal at an event here, comes a day ahead of the roll out of the AAP government's scheme to make travel free of cost for women in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses.
A cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approved the decision to hire the 2,000 extra buses on Thursday.
The slab rates proposed would rationalise the present ones and do away with surcharges.
On August 10, a senior Pakistani minister has announced to suspended the friendship bus service from Monday.
In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, the bus service had been affected and the number of passengers using it had gone down.
The Delhi government and the Centre are 50:50 equity partners in the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
Police said the incident took place at around 3.15 am.
"This was necessary in view of rising air pollution to encourage more and more people to use public transport," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia told reporters.
The 'common mobility card' facility can be availed by any passenger by presenting her/his metro smart card to the bus conductor
The top court questioned as to why all 2,000 buses are standard-floor buses and not low-floor buses.
While the public can utilise the CMC in over 200 DTC buses and 50 cluster buses initially, the card, that operates like a debit card, will be functional in all metro trains, DTC buses and cluster buses from April 1 onwards
The rollout plan for the procurement of 2,000 CNG propelled standard non-AC buses -- 1,000 each for DTC and Cluster Scheme -- has been finalised by the Transport department, an official statement said.
The odd-even car rationing scheme will be rolled out in Delhi for five days from November 13 as part of a graded response plan to tackle the alarming level of pollution in the city.
To a question raised by AAP MLA Somnath Bharti in the Delhi Assembly, he said feeder buses will also improve last mile connectivity and will not cause traffic congestion on narrow roads.
Transport Minister Gopal Rai said the minimum fare is Rs 10 as charged by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) on its low-floor AC buses.
In Budget 2015, the government said it would start lowering corporate tax from 30 percent to 25 percent in a phased manned in the next four years.
Wi-Fi, CCTV cameras in some DTC buses by December
Elaborating further, he said increase in service tax from the next financial year, the restoration of normal tax rates on automobile sector and increase in excise duty of petrol and diesel from November last year would help the government in garnering more revenue.
Now, this tradition needed to be broken, Sinha said. Once the DTC and GST were introduced, the entire Budget Speech would become irrelevant, he said. Sinha said that the practice should be that the Finance Minister should make some proposals in the Budget which should then be discussed in Parliament and then finalized at a later session.
On the tax policy side, announcements regarding two of the most deliberated tax reforms, viz DTC and GST, are likely to feature in the Budget, feels BMR
Sunidhi Securities expects the savings in subsidy burden mainly due to the fall of crude prices, to be diverted towards capital spending which will help to kick start the investment cycle to some extent though much will depend on reform agenda and policies to push investments into the economy.
Real estate sector has high hopes from the forthcoming Union Budget. Sanjay Dutt of Cushman Wakefield lists sector expectations from budget.
Jaitley said he would prefer to lower fiscal deficit by boosting revenues rather than cutting down on expenditure.