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Saturday, Jan 25, 2020

Finance commission

Nov 19, 2019 22:38
The Finance Commission was likely to reject the power ministry’s spending proposal, according to the ministry official, who is not authorised to speak to media and so did not wish to be identified. read more
Oct 23, 2019 03:45
Uttar Pradesh’s debt burden is 29.8% of the GSDP, according to the Uttar Pradesh Budget Documents 2019-20. read more
Oct 09, 2019 18:30
The dilemma is that states which need resources most are the least efficient. There’s a way out read more
Aug 28, 2019 17:35
On many development parameters, India appears to be almost like a continent, with different states at vastly different stages of development. read more
Jul 28, 2019 21:20
The 15th Finance Commission, headed by Chairman NK Singh along with its members and senior officials were on a three-day visit to Chhattisgarh from July 23 to July 25. The team met senior officials of the Chhattisgarh administration and also CM Bhupesh... read more
Jul 18, 2019 21:49
Kejriwal requested Shah and Sitharaman to look into the matter personally and “provide additional terms of reference to the 15th Finance Commission to enable” it to recommend the legitimate shares of Delhi in central taxes. read more
Jul 12, 2019 05:31
A week after her and the second Narendra Modi-led government’s first budget, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman sat down with Hindustan Times to discuss the budget’s vision for growth. read more
Jul 02, 2019 20:16
Even as state governments complained about the centralising nature of the Planning Commission, the commission provided an institutional platform through which states could dialogue (and complain) with the Centre. The challenge for the new Modi government... read more
May 21, 2019 19:04
By raking up the special category status, Nitish Kumar has signalled that the JD (U) was keeping its gun powder dry for leveraging the issue during assembly elections next year. read more
May 09, 2019 15:42
JD (U)’s general secretary KC Tyagi, while talking to a new agency, asked the voters of Bihar to give the party at least 15 or more MPs and it would raise the issue of special status once again. read more
May 09, 2019 15:32
Several eminent economists, RBI officials have met members of the Finance Commission who are on a two-day visit to Mumbai. Quality of budgeting, revision of methodology towards counting of GDP by the Centre were other concerns raised by the economis... read more
May 09, 2019 08:09
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised concerns that doled out sops to the marginalised sections will stretch the fiscal position of states. RBI has flagged these concerns for a long time fearing the impact of these schemes on inflation rates. read more
Apr 03, 2019 10:05
Any attempt to reform or create a new body will need to curb Delhi’s tendency to centralise power. read more
Mar 30, 2019 14:20
The 15th Finance Commission (FC) has to submit its report in October 2019, which will be another important event in the evolution of India’s fiscal federalism framework. read more
Mar 13, 2019 07:44
Indian states have grown at drastically at different rates over the past 40 years, and seat allocation has not kept pace — leading to different sets of objections from the southern and northern states. read more