NEW DELHI India's fiscal deficit during the first eight months to November was 4.58 trillion rupees ($67.46 billion) or 85.8 percent of the budgeted target for the fiscal year ending next March, government data showed on Friday.The fiscal deficit was 87 percent of the full-year target during the same period a year ago.Net tax receipts in the first eight months of 2016/17 fiscal year was 6.21 trillion rupees, the data showed.
($1 = 67.8900 Indian rupees)
(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Malini Menon)
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Updated Date: Dec 30, 2016 22:06:51 IST