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Finance Ministry asks govt depts to avoid spending rush in March quarter

Finance Ministry has asked government departments to refrain from excessive expenditure in the fourth quarter and remain within the budget allocation made for the fiscal, though it made an exception in case of MGNREGA spending.

Jan 20, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

Fiscal deficit at 76.4% of Budget estimate in Apr-Aug

Fiscal deficit in the first five months of the current fiscal stood at Rs 4.08 lakh crore, which was 76.4 per cent of Budget estimates for 2016-17.

Sep 30, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

Fiscal deficit zooms to 61% of BE in April-June quarter

The state of public finances showed some deterioration with the fiscal deficit crossing 61 percent of the Budget Estimates in the first quarter of 2016-17, on higher expenditure and subdued realisation of non-tax revenues.

Jul 29, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

April-August fiscal deficit at 66.5% of Budget estimate

The fiscal deficit in the first five months of the current fiscal ended August stood at Rs 3.69 lakh crore, or 66.5 percent, of Budget estimates for 2015-16.

Sep 30, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

April-June fiscal deficit at 51.6% of Budget estimates

The fiscal deficit in the first three months of current fiscal stood at Rs 2.86 lakh crore or 51.6 per cent of Budget estimates for 2015-16.

Aug 01, 2015, 00:32 AM IST

April-May fiscal deficit at 37.5% of Budget estimates

The fiscal deficit in the first two months of current fiscal stood at Rs 2.08 lakh crore or 37.5 percent of Budget estimates for 2015-16.

Jun 30, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Fiscal deficit in April stands at Rs 1.27 lakh crore

The fiscal deficit in the first month of 2015-16 was Rs 1.27 lakh crore or 23 percent of Budget Estimates for the whole financial year.

May 29, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Fiscal deficit at 90% of Budget Estimates in end Oct

Net tax receipts in the first seven months (April-October) of the current fiscal stood at over Rs 3.68 lakh crore, or 37.7 per cent of the BE

Nov 28, 2014, 16:10 PM IST

Fiscal deficit nears 83% of Budget estimates in end Sept

Fiscal deficit touched 82.6 percent of the Budget Estimates for 2014-15 to cross Rs 4.38 lakh crore at the end of September.

Oct 31, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Indirect tax collections up 4.6% in April-August

Indirect tax collections rose by 4.6 percent from Rs 1,85,881 Crore in April-August 2013 to 1,94,492 Crore during April-August 2014.

Sep 12, 2014, 15:03 PM IST

April-July fiscal deficit at $53.7 billion

During the April-July period of 2013-14 fiscal, the deficit was 62.8 percent of Budget Estimates (BE) of that year.

Aug 29, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Fiscal deficit in Q1 at 56.1% of Budget estimates for FY'15

During the April-June period of 2013-14 fiscal, the deficit was 48.4 percent of Budget Estimates.

Jul 31, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

April-May fiscal deficit is Rs 2.4 lakh crore

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.

Jun 30, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Govt may hike Plan outlay by 2% over 2013-14 budget estimates

The lower fiscal deficit reduces the government's expenditure on interest payment.

Jun 29, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

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

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.

Nov 30, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

I am losing sleep over rising subsidy bill: Pranab

Worried over the impact of rising expenditure on the fiscal deficit, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Wednesday said he is "losing sleep" over skyrocketing subsidy bill which could exceed budget estimates by over Rs 1 lakh crore in 2011-12.

Feb 08, 2012, 15:25 PM IST

Fiscal deficit crosses 85% of estimates in Apr-Nov

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.

Dec 30, 2011, 20:47 PM IST