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Feb 15, 2019
Economic growth may accelerate to 7.5% in 2019-20 from 7.2% in current fiscal, says CEA KV SubramanianThe Budget pegs fiscal deficit to be at 3.4 percent of the GDP for 2019-20.
Jan 13, 2019
Role of Finance Commission, dispersal of funds to states need a re-look, says Telangana chief minister KCRFavouring a re-look at the role of the Finance Commission and the way devolution of funds is made to states, Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) said it would be better if the commission becomes a policy formulating body.
Dec 27, 2018
Farm loan waivers to crimp states' capital spending; revenue deficit widens despite higher receipts: ReportLast year, larger states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu had also announced farm loan waivers as financial distress kept rising among farmers.
Dec 24, 2018
Finance Commission chairman cautions against fiscal slippage; says will impact macroeconomic stabilitySingh expressed apprehension that some states are not according priority to fiscal discipline, which was not the case earlier.
Dec 12, 2018
India Inc sees 'great choice' in Shaktikanta Das' appointment as RBI governor, says it is booster to industryIndustry body FICCI welcomed the appointment of former Economic Affairs Secretary and current member of the Finance Commission, Das, as RBI Governor.
Dec 11, 2018
Govt appoints former finance secretary Shaktikanta Das as new RBI governor for a period of three yearsShaktikanta Das has been appointed following the resignation of Urjit Patel on Monday citing personal reason amid rising tension between him and the government.
Oct 23, 2018
Comptroller and Auditor General Rajiv Mehrishi questions RBI's accountability over NPA crisis in banksThe major cause of the current banking crisis is a huge asset-liability mismatch, but nobody is talking about this, there is a lack of public policy debate, Mehrishi said
Aug 20, 2018
Kerala floods: What state is demanding is official transfer of money assigned for relief, and not charityKerala received only 1.62 percent of the total money allocated by the Centre for the year 2018-19 at the national level
Jul 06, 2018
15th Finance Commission: Kerala won't accept decisions that undermine state's fiscal domain, says Thomas IsaacWe are not against the finance commission. All we are demanding is that it be allowed to perform its constitutional duty, says Thomas Isaac
May 31, 2018
Child healthcare: Despite high tax revenues, 14 of 20 states cut funding to key nutrition programme, data showsDespite greater fiscal autonomy and higher tax revenues shared by the Centre with states, 14 of 20 states surveyed cut spending on a key nutrition programme–Supplementary Nutrition Programme