Revenue Expenditure

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Disinvestment proceeds to be used for creating infrastructure for country, not to bridge revenue deficit: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Disinvestment proceeds to be used for creating infrastructure for country, not to bridge revenue deficit: Nirmala Sitharaman

The government set an ambitious disinvestment target of Rs 2.10 lakh crore for the next financial year, which includes selling stake in BPCL and insurance behemoth LIC.

Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman's promise to cut fiscal deficit to 3.3% of GDP is brave, but not realistic
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Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman's promise to cut fiscal deficit to 3.3% of GDP is brave, but not realistic

Nirmala Sitharaman is promising to keep the fiscal deficit at 3.3% of GDP, lower than the 3.4% projected in the interim Budget presented by Piyush Goyal

Union Budget 2019: Consolidated Fund of India is the main account of Centre, handles all expenses of govt
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Union Budget 2019: Consolidated Fund of India is the main account of Centre, handles all expenses of govt

The Consolidated Fund of India, created under Article 266 of the Indian Constitution, includes the revenues received by the government and expenses made by it.

Fiscal deficit soars to Rs 7.15 lakh cr or 120% of revised estimates at February end
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Fiscal deficit soars to Rs 7.15 lakh cr or 120% of revised estimates at February end

As per data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), fiscal deficit for April-February was 120 percent of the revised estimates on account of increased expenditure and subdued revenue receipts

India economy: Govt indicates it will not cut expenditure in the wake of higher fiscal deficit numbers
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India economy: Govt indicates it will not cut expenditure in the wake of higher fiscal deficit numbers

Fiscal deficit has touched Rs 6.77 lakh crore at the end of January 2018, 113.7 percent of the target for the year, on account of higher expenditure.

Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition
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Budget 2018: India among biggest importers of arms, yet army lacks sufficient ammunition

Despite being the world's fifth largest importer of weapons, the major worry for the Indian Army during a war would be a shortage of ammunition

Fiscal deficit may be slightly higher than target of 3.2% of GDP as per earlier projection: Niti Aayog vice-chairman
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Fiscal deficit may be slightly higher than target of 3.2% of GDP as per earlier projection: Niti Aayog vice-chairman

The government aims to contain the fiscal deficit for 2017-18 to 3.2 percent of the GDP, and 3 percent in 2018-19

Govt to opt for wider fiscal deficit target of 3.2% in FY19; borrowings may swell to Rs 5.2 lakh cr: DBS
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Govt to opt for wider fiscal deficit target of 3.2% in FY19; borrowings may swell to Rs 5.2 lakh cr: DBS

DBS attributed difficulties on fiscal deficit front to shortfall in receipts and added that expenditure has stayed on the planned course

Government's fiscal deficit breaches full year's cap, stands at 112% of estimated target
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Government's fiscal deficit breaches full year's cap, stands at 112% of estimated target

Data furnished by the CGA showed that April-November fiscal deficit was 85.8 percent of the budget in the like period of the last fiscal

It's time we moved away from fiscal deficit targeting, focused policy related outcomes: Bimal Jalan
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It's time we moved away from fiscal deficit targeting, focused policy related outcomes: Bimal Jalan

The government has set a target of a 3.2 percent of GDP fiscal deficit for the current fiscal

Union Budget 2017: How this year's budget differs from those in the past
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Union Budget 2017: How this year's budget differs from those in the past

Traditionally, the budget is presented at the end of February and passed by May. However, the date has been advanced for the Union Budget 2017 to ensure its passage before the beginning of the fiscal year in April.

Budget should focus on defence modernisation, address concerns over Make in India
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Budget should focus on defence modernisation, address concerns over Make in India

While the recent liberalisation of Defence Procurement Policy in 2016 (DPP 2016) is a welcome move by the government, there are still concerns that remain.

Budget 2014: This graphic explains why the stock market is happy
Economy

Budget 2014: This graphic explains why the stock market is happy

With the government increasing the capital spending, investment cycle will also see a pick up