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Mar 08, 2018
Andhra Pradesh special category status row: Chandrababu Naidu seeks to ward off anti-incumbency with impractical demandBy pulling out his ministers and targeting the Centre for "betrayal" of promise to designate Andhra Pradesh as "special category status" state, Naidu is trying to whip up popular passions in the state against the BJP and the Modi government.
Feb 10, 2018
Amid widening rift between TDP and BJP, Centre releases Rs 1,269 crore to Andhra Pradesh for various projectsCentre has released a sum of Rs 1,269 crore to Andhra Pradesh under different heads in last few days amid a strain in ties between the NDA and its ally TDP
Jan 12, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir government announces interest subvention on education loans for youths until course completionReaching out to youth of Jammu and Kashmir, the Mehbooba Mufti government on Thursday announced educational loan facility from banks with interest subvention on repayments till completion of course
Jan 07, 2018
Meghalaya Assembly elections: Confident BJP will overthrow Congress-led govt and come to power, says Amit ShahBJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that he was confident that the party will overthrow the ruling Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government and form the new government in the state after the assembly polls
Jan 04, 2018
From fiscal deficits to slowdown in economy, 15th Finance Commission stares at many challengesFor 15th Finance Commission, GST will usher in higher tax buoyancy by bringing in a large number of new tax payers into the net.
Dec 07, 2017
Urjit Patel offers help to finance panel on devolution of tax revenue between Centre and statesUrjit Patel and N K Singh discussed technical as well as other assistance which Reserve Bank of India could provide for tax revenue sharing
Dec 04, 2017
15th Finance Commission holds first meeting, seeks academic inputs from leading think-tanksNK Singh says It will be endeavour of 15th Finance Commission to reach out to many research organisations in different parts of country
Nov 29, 2017
Finance Commission to look into tied grants for states: A nudge strategy by govt after loan waivers or a U-turn?There is a concern that fiscally irresponsible farm loan waivers could imperil the good fiscal position of states. But then the increase in tax devolution also reduced the centre’s fiscal elbow room. One needs to wait and watch what the commission comes out with.
Nov 28, 2017
15th Finance Commission to study impact of GST on finances, fiscal deficit and debt levels: N K Singh15th Finance Commission will recommend fiscal consolidation road map for sound fiscal management in post-GST India.
Nov 22, 2017
15th Finance Commission to assess GST impact on tax revenues, allocate more resources to states, says Arun JaitleyRecommendations of 15th Finance Commission will have to be in place by April 1, 2020