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April-May fiscal deficit is Rs 2.4 lakh crore

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 17:17

The fiscal deficit in the first two months of 2014-15 was Rs 2.4 lakh crore or 45.6 percent of Budget Estimates for the whole financial year.

US posts $98 billion budget deficit in July

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 17:26

The United States ran a budget deficit in July, although government revenues increased from a year earlier due to tax hikes and a strengthening economy, a report from the Treasury showed on Monday.

Fiscal deficit at 80% of Budget estimates in Apr-Nov

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 19:39

In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit -- gap between expenditure and revenue collection -- was Rs 4.13 lakh crore during the first eight months of the current fiscal, according to Controller General of Accounts (CGA) data released on Monday.

Fiscal deficit stands at 71.6% of Budget estimates at Oct-end

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 19:19

In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit -- gap between expenditure and revenue collection -- was Rs 3.67 lakh crore during April-October period of the current fiscal.

Fiscal deficit in Apr-Aug nearly 66% of Budget estimates

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 22:15

The slight improvement in fiscal deficit position is mainly on account of some tightening on expenditure front and higher growth in revenue collections.

Rs 382 cr deficit budget presented in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 13:37

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday presented a Rs 382 crore deficit budget for 2012-13 with a proposal for an increase in levy on alcohol and tobacco.

Budget 2012: Govt aims for fiscal deficit of 5.1%

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 15:47

The government on Friday said it aims to bring down the fiscal deficit to 5.1% of the gross domestic product (GDP), at Rs 5,13,590 crore in 2012-13. In 2011-12, the fiscal deficit stood at 5.9% of the GDP, at Rs 5,21,980 crore.

Rs 293.44 crore deficit budget for Assam

Last Updated: Monday, March 12, 2012, 12:51

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday presented a Rs 293.44 crore deficit budget for fiscal 2012-13 beginning April 1.

Fiscal deficit crosses 85% of estimates in Apr-Nov

Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2011, 20:47

The government's fiscal deficit has risen to Rs 3.53 lakh crore, or 85 percent of the Budget estimates, in the first eight months of 2011-12, reflecting deterioration of the country's financial situation.

US budget deficit slips to $1.28 trillion

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 09:35

After months of unrelieved gloom and discord, Congress and President Barack Obama are starting to make a dent in the federal budget deficit. It's projected to shrink slightly to USD 1.28 trillion this year, and bigger savings from this month's debt ceiling deal are forecast over the next decade.

UP govt presents tax free deficit budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 21:08

Apparently with an eye on the assembly elections due next year, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday presented a tax-free deficit budget for 2011-12 with enhanced provision for schedule caste development.

UP govt presents deficit Budget

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 08, 2011, 12:59

Apparently with an eye on the state Assembly Elections due next year, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday presented a deficit Budget of Rs 16,9416.38 crore for the financial year 2011-12.