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EAC-PM member Rathin Roy demands white paper on medium-term fiscal framework
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EAC-PM member Rathin Roy demands white paper on medium-term fiscal framework

Sounding a note of caution, EAC-PM member Rathin Roy on Monday urged the government to issue a white paper on medium-term fiscal framework, arguing that it would be difficult to meet the Budgetary tax collection target for 2019-20

Next govt should abolish minimum support price in 3 years, cut corporate tax by 5%: Economist Surjit Bhalla
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Next govt should abolish minimum support price in 3 years, cut corporate tax by 5%: Economist Surjit Bhalla

The former Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) member also said India is unlikely to fall in the middle-income trap

NITI Aayog's criticism of Rahul Gandhi showcases its descent into political partisanship, casts shadow on its credibility
India

NITI Aayog's criticism of Rahul Gandhi showcases its descent into political partisanship, casts shadow on its credibility

NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar spoke more like a BJP party spokesperson than the head of a policy think tank

EC writes to NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar, asks him to explain comments against Congress' minimum income scheme plan
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EC writes to NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar, asks him to explain comments against Congress' minimum income scheme plan

In an interview, and on his Twitter, Rajiv Kumar had accused the Congress of promising the moon to win elections.

Budget 2019: Economic advisory panel against deviating from fiscal consolidation; says social sector intervention essential
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Budget 2019: Economic advisory panel against deviating from fiscal consolidation; says social sector intervention essential

The statement has come amid speculations that the government may announce packages for farmers and poor and sops for middle class in the budget ahead of general polls.

Economic growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel
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Economic growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel

India's economic growth is expected to remain in the range 7-7.5 percent in the next few years, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) said Friday

Narendra Modi govt's tenure 'best years' of Indian economy: EAC-PM member Surjit Bhalla
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Narendra Modi govt's tenure 'best years' of Indian economy: EAC-PM member Surjit Bhalla

On reform front, Surjit Bhalla said the government should consider income transfer instead of higher minimum support price (MSP) and loan waivers