Fiscal deficit

Kerala economy stares down barrel

The paper, tabled in the assembly, warned that the state was headed for a financial crisis and blamed the previous UDF Government under Oommen Chandy for the mess. 

published on : 25th August 2019

Centre may stoop its fiscal deficit target to conquer

Officials said large public sector companies have already been asked to front-load their capital expenditure plans to spur spending.

published on : 11th August 2019

Fiscal deficit crosses 61 per cent of estimates in Q1

The revenue receipts during the entire year have been pegged at Rs 19.77 lakh crore.

published on : 1st August 2019

Government duty bound to achieve fiscal deficit of 3 per cent as per law: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The Budget has set a target of 17.5 per cent growth in direct taxes and about 15.5 per cent growth in indirect taxes.

published on : 7th July 2019

Budget 2019: Sitharaman brings down fiscal deficit target to 3.3 per cent for FY20

'The fiscal path of the government in the last five years had been exemplary. We are confident about achieving the fiscal targets,' Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

published on : 5th July 2019

Overall fiscal deficit likely to hit record low of 5.8% in FY19: Economic Survey

The combined deficit was 6.4 per cent in FY18. This is a decade-low and the third-lowest on record since 1990s.

published on : 4th July 2019

It's all about the math, Nirmala ji. Do get it right!

The Indian government is short of credibility at the moment, buffeted as it is with questions about the accuracy of its GDP estimates. Making sure that her sums add up should be Sitharaman’s priority

published on : 3rd July 2019

Fiscal deficit stands at 52 per cent of budgeted estimates, Current account deficit at 2.1 per cent

Despite a lower number than last year, the finance minister will have a daunting task to fuel economic growth that is slowing down.

published on : 29th June 2019

Department of Expenditure reports fiscal deficit at 0.75 per cent of GDP in April

Total receipts include Net Tax Revenue to Centre (Rs 71,637 crore), Non Tax Revenue (Rs 23,293 crore) and other receipts (Rs 2,701 crore).

published on : 23rd June 2019

India’s general fiscal deficit oscillates

Also, the sub-6 per cent figure was a touch-and-go, and may overshoot to 6.2 per cent in FY19. 

published on : 28th April 2019

'Modinomics' flopped: Congress on 134 per cent rise in fiscal deficit

Randeep Surjewala cited a media report that claimed that the Centre plans to borrow Rs 4.41 lakh crore in the first half of the financial year 2019-2020 amid rising demands for repayments.

published on : 30th March 2019

Government to loan NSS funds to settle food subsidy bill

However, he did not specify how much loan the government would be using.

published on : 18th March 2019

Fiscal deficit of 19 states worst in past eight years

According to Nikhil Gupta, lead economist and the author of the report, slower growth in receipts vis-à-vis spending during 9MFY19 led to higher fiscal deficit during the period.

published on : 28th February 2019

Fiscal deficit may slip 0.1 per cent more this year

Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had revised fiscal deficit target for this fiscal from the budgeted 3.3 per cent to 3.4 per cent.

published on : 4th February 2019

Might end FY2018-19 with 3.3 percent fiscal deficit: DEA Secretary

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg was confident that the fiscal year will end with a deficit lower than the predicted estimate of 3.4 percent.

published on : 2nd February 2019
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