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Fiscal Deficit
Business  /  Published 27.12.19

RBI flashes deficit warning

The Reserve Bank has flagged falling government revenue as a threat to the overall fiscal numbers — with tax and non-tax revenues lagging way behind targets — saying this along with weaker private...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 28.02.20

Deficit may miss target

The fiscal deficit touched 128.5 per cent of the whole-year budget target at January-end, the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) said on Friday. The deficit during the same period in 2018-19 was 121...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.12.18

GST kitty slips in November

Collections under the goods and services tax slid to Rs 97,637 crore in November after topping the Rs 1-lakh-crore-mark in October, reinforcing fears that the government could slip on its fiscal defic...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.06.20

Rating duo flash deficit warning

Rating agencies S&P and Fitch said they were concerned with government debt levels. Fitch Ratings on Wednesday cautioned that the lack of a credible medium-term strategy to stabilise rising public...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.04.20

India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure: Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said India’s sovereign rating could come under pressure if there is further deterioration in the country’s fiscal outlook as a result of lower growth or fiscal easing beca...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

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Business  /  Published 29.05.20

Fiscal deficit soars to 7-year high

Fiscal deficit widened to a seven-year high of 4.6 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019-20, missing the government’s estimate by nearly 80 basis points on account of poor revenue rea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.07.19

Nirmala Sitharaman defends deficit target

The government is committed to the path of fiscal consolidation without compromising on public expenditure, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. She said several steps,...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 31.03.20

Borrowings frontloaded again

The government will borrow Rs 4.88 lakh crore in the first half of 2020-21 starting April 1, which is 62.5 per cent of its gross borrowing target set for 2020-21.The Centre usually mops up a bulk of i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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