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FM Nirmala Sitharaman defends fiscal deficit figures as 'absolutely realistic' in Budget 2020

On inflation management, she said except for the seasonal perishable commodities which make up for significant size in the basket, except for seasonal fluctuation, prices of most goods and also particularly food products have been kept well within the acceptable norms, "so we are hopeful".

Feb 17, 2020, 23:47 PM IST

India's April-October fiscal deficit touches 74 percent of full-year target

India`s fiscal deficit reached 4.11 trillion rupees ($61.67 billion) during April-October or 74 percent of the full-year target, government data showed on Monday.

Dec 01, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Fiscal deficit in Apr-Feb at 114.3% of full year target

The deficit, which is the gap between expenditure and revenue, was 97.4 percent during April-February a year ago.

Mar 31, 2014, 19:55 PM IST

Fiscal deficit likely to come down to 4.7% in 2013-14

"Fiscal deficit will be restricted at 4.7 percent, but it will happen by credible means. The realisation from spectrum auction will help better the number," the official said.

Feb 09, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

Containing fiscal deficit can be a challenge: RBI

"Containing fiscal deficit in 2013-14 within the budgetary limit could be a challenge, given the level of gross fiscal deficit during the current fiscal so far," RBI said in its macroeconomic and monetary developments report released on the eve of the second quarter monetary policy announcement.

Oct 28, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

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

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.

Dec 31, 2012, 19:39 PM 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