Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicFiscal deficit

Topic: fiscal deficit

What is revenue deficit, fiscal expansion? Here’s a budget dictionary to crack the jargon

The Budget is upon us and so are terms such as revenue deficit, fiscal expansion & Public Sector Borrowing Requirement. Here's a dictionary to unscramble them.

Budget 2019: India has a law to cap fiscal deficit but UPA and NDA couldn’t care less

No matter what the specific deficits caps, debt limits or escape clauses are, a stronger rule of law in fiscal policy is in public interest.

Bond bulls get cold feet over fiscal discipline worries ahead of Modi govt budget

Bond traders have already shown signs they can be nervous about India’s financial health as economic growth & tax collections worsen.

Former CEA lowers GDP to 4.5% in 2011-12 to 2016-17 period & Vivek Katju on Pakistan

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

This is how Modi govt managed to keep 2018-19 fiscal deficit ‘artificially low’

Data shows Modi government used off-budget borrowings by FCI, NABARD, others to keep fiscal deficit at 3.4%.

Relax against corruption says R Jagannathan, Stephen Alter on death in the Himalayas

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Bachi Karkaria on disruptors other than Modi, Kaushik Basu on world’s biggest economic risks

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Fiscal deficit at 3.39% in 2018-19, marginally lower than revised Budget estimate

In absolute terms, fiscal deficit stood at Rs 6.45 lakh crore as against Rs 6.34 lakh crore in the revised estimates of Budget.

Ex-IAS officer’s take on 6 key economic challenges new Modi govt faces

The new Modi government must go beyond statements and take concrete action on ground to address the economic challenges.

RBI warns finance panel of more fiscal slippages for states

The remarks were made during a meeting between the members of the 15th Finance Commission and the RBI.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.