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PM Modi's smaller mandate can slow India's fiscal tightening: Moody's analyst

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance getting a smaller mandate in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, reforms that could have potentially facilitated aggressive fiscal consolidation might face obstruction, an analyst at Moody's Ratings said on Wednesday.

India's FY24 fiscal deficit at 5.6% of GDP lower than estimated 5.8%

New Delhi: India's fiscal deficit for FY24 was Rs 16.54 lakh crore, below the budgetary target of Rs 17.86 lakh crore, reaching 95.3 percent of the target, according to data from the Comptroller General of Accounts released on Friday.

India's Apr-Feb fiscal deficit at Rs 15.01 lakh cr, reaches 86.5% of FY24 target

New Delhi: India's fiscal deficit for the period between April and February of FY24 amounted to Rs 15.01 lakh crore, nearly 86.5 percent of the target set for the entire financial year.

Centre plans to borrow Rs 7.5 lakh cr to bridge revenue gap and bolster growth

New Delhi: The government is planning to borrow Rs 7.5 lakh crore through market borrowing between April and September 2024-25 to bridge the revenue gap and stimulate economic growth, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

India’s fiscal deficit during Apr-Dec narrows to Rs 9.82 lakh cr

New Delhi: India’s fiscal deficit for the first nine months of the Financial Year 2024 stood at Rs 9.82 lakh crore, which ist 55% of the annual fiscal deficit estimate, according to government data.

On IMF's warning on debt, Centre says India's borrowings still below 2002 level

New Delhi: In response to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) warning about alleged government debt vulnerabilities in India, the Central government stated on Friday that certain assumptions have been made which do not accurately represent the actual situation.

Centre's Apr-Sept fiscal deficit widens to Rs 7.02 lakh cr

New Delhi: The fiscal deficit increased to Rs 7.02 lakh crore in April-September, up from Rs 6.43 lakh crore in April-August, according to data released on October 31.

India likely to achieve fiscal deficit target despite high expenses: IMF

New Delhi: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated on Thursday that India has the capacity to incorporate additional spending on subsidies and rural employment initiatives without surpassing the current fiscal deficit target of 5.9% set for this financial year.

India's April-July fiscal deficit widens to Rs 6.06 lakh cr

New Delhi: India’s fiscal deficit increased to Rs 6.06 lakh crore in April-July while it was Rs 4.51 lakh crore in April-June, the data issued by the Controller General of Accounts on Thursday showed.

Maharashtra tops fiscal health​ ranking followed by Chhattisga​rh, Bengal among worst performing states

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra has topped the ranking in overall fiscal health closely followed by Chhattisgarh, one of the poorest states in the country, while West Bengal, Kerala, and Punjab are at the bottom positions in a report published by a foreign brokerage.

India's FY24 fiscal deficit to be set close to 6.0% of GDP, net market borrowings at Rs. 11.7 lakh crores: SBI report

Mumbai/IBNS: The Government will face stiff challenges in the Budget FY24 to stick to the road map for fiscal consolidation, amidst a global environment of declining inflation, according to a report by SBI’s Group Chief Economic Adviser.

Gross market borrowings of Centre, states seen at Rs. 24.4 trillion; fiscal deficit to dip to 5.8 pc of GDP in FY24: ICRA

New Delhi/IBNS: Credit ratings agency ICRA anticipates that the Indian government will peg its fiscal deficit in the FY24 Budget estimates at 5.8% of the GDP, a healthy moderation from the 6.4% of GDP projected for FY2023.

Centre's fiscal deficit touches 59 pc of full-year target in Nov end

New Delhi/IBNS: Centre’s fiscal deficit at the end of November touched 59 percent of the full-year budget target, showed the data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) on Friday.

Centre on track to achieve fiscal deficit target of 6.4 pc for FY23: Sitharaman

New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday told the Lok Sabha that the government will be able to achieve the fiscal deficit target of 6.4 percent of GDP for 2022-23 (FY23) even after taking into account Rs 4.36-trillion additional spending.

Fiscal deficit stands at 4.7 pc of GDP in first half of FY23

New Delhi: The Centre’s fiscal deficit stood at 4.7 percent of GDP in the first six months of FY23.