Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicFiscal deficit

Topic: fiscal deficit

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.

Record Rs 1.13 trillion GST collection in April is an exception rather than the rule

Govt needs to more stringently implement programmes to discourage tax evasion & boost compliance of direct & indirect taxes to make this a trend.

Currency, forex, growth in free fall: Economy is Pakistan’s real crisis, IMF only saviour

Pakistan has reserves for just two months of imports, and also faces a current account, fiscal deficit, inflation crisis.

Modi govt unlikely to meet fiscal deficit target as tax collections fall short

Direct tax collections are estimated at around Rs 11.25 lakh crore against a target of Rs 12 lakh crore.

What Rahul Gandhi missed out when he promised higher GDP expenditure on education, NYAY

If Rahul Gandhi's promises are kept without cutting other spending, government would be borrowing an amount equal to its total borrowing today.

Rahul Gandhi’s NYAY raises too many questions & is not the answer to ending poverty

In an economy where biggest problem is employment, poverty reduction by income transfers is just a palliative. It needs to come with growth & jobs.

On Camera


Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.