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The fiscal deficit in 2013-14 stood at 4.5 percent of GDP, lower than 4.6 percent projected in the revised estimate, mainly on account of curbs on government expenditure.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 16:02
Chidambaram, however, said there has been shortfall in overall tax collection in the last fiscal.
Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 17:46
"India's forex reserves have crossed USD 300 billion. We have successfully contained fiscal deficit and current account deficit," Chidambaram said.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 16:27
In the run-up to the general elections, Chidambaram will present the vote-on-account next Monday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 14:38
Chidambaram, who last year oversaw cuts worth over 1 trillion rupees, is aiming to prevent the budget for the fiscal year to March 2014 from stretching beyond a deficit target of 4.8 percent of GDP.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 18:10
The country's CAD stood at 5.4 percent of GDP during April-December period of financial year 2012-13 amounting to USD 72 billion.
Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 14:39
Fall in crop sowing levels due to below average monsoon could have a "downside risk" to the economic growth forecast for this fiscal, experts have said.
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