Fiscal Discipline

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Economic growth seen slipping in April-June on weak consumer demand, private investment; more stimulus expected: Poll
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Economic growth seen slipping in April-June on weak consumer demand, private investment; more stimulus expected: Poll

In spite of a windfall dividend to the government of nearly $21 billion from the central bank, the room for aggressive stimulus is limited due to slower growth in tax receipts, analysts say.

Here are 5 tax cuts you can expect from new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget
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Here are 5 tax cuts you can expect from new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget

The common man expects the new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to provide some more incentives on personal tax

Budget 2019: Adhering to 3.3% target is not sacrosanct, fiscal management allows for enough flexibility to make numbers look agreeable
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Budget 2019: Adhering to 3.3% target is not sacrosanct, fiscal management allows for enough flexibility to make numbers look agreeable

Fiscal deficit target is perceived as being the quickest indicator of fiscal discipline being pursued in the country.

In Narendra Modi govt's year of living dangerously, failed fiscal romance causes political heartbreak and institutional wounds
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In Narendra Modi govt's year of living dangerously, failed fiscal romance causes political heartbreak and institutional wounds

Judging from the fiscal actions after the electoral debacle, it seems the NDA govt is realising that some fiscal flirting may be a lesser evil compared with some monetary transgression.

ToR of 15th Finance Commission: It pays to look beyond the population criterion and work out a performance-based formula
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ToR of 15th Finance Commission: It pays to look beyond the population criterion and work out a performance-based formula

Population has been one of the parameters but has become controversial as it has been interpreted as being discriminatory on account of the change in the base year from 1971 to 2011 for calculating allocations.

Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Jaitley tells states
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Stick to fiscal discipline, spend on infrastructure: Jaitley tells states

Arun Jaitley asked the state governments to spend effectively in such a manner that there is "optimum use of resources without leakages"

 Railways battles inflation, incurs higher staff expenses
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Railways battles inflation, incurs higher staff expenses

A strict fiscal discipline enforced by the organisation paid off as the railways will end the current year with a surplus.