PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 03:52 AM IST
The report contains a chapter on health care scenario of the country.
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 09:25 AM IST
The report is unlikely to be made public anytime soon and will possibly be tabled in Parliament, along with an action-taken report, by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman when she presents the Union budget next year on February 1
New Delhi | By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 07:12 PM IST
The economic damage caused by the pandemic has resulted in inflation-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) shrinking 23.9% in the June quarter.
Hindustan Times/Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Infighting between the party’s influential organisational secretary Pawan Rana and former minister Ramesh Dhawala had prompted the party to dismantle the Jawalamukhi block
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
The report will contain recommendations for the next five years, beginning 2021-22, and is likely to be tabled in the Parliament along with an action-taken report by the government on February 1
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 06:17 PM IST
The 15th Finance Commission is mandated to make their final report for 2021-26 available by October 30, 2020. The Commission remains on course to complete their task, it added.
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 05:05 AM IST
Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh declined to comment on the issue due to reasons of confidentiality.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 07:13 PM IST
In the first quarter of this financial year, the nominal GDP contracted by 22.6 per cent to Rs 38.08 lakh crore, compared to Rs 49.18 lakh crore in the same period last year.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 01:57 PM IST
The post-devaluation revenue deficit grant to states comes as per the recommendation of the 15th Finance Commission to provide them additional resources during the coronavirus crisis
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 12:03 AM IST
Vikram alias Vicky alias Cheppu (25) of Mauli Jagran Complex in Chandigarh was arrested by the operation cell of Chandigarh police within 24 hours after committing the crime
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 12:24 PM IST
Finance commissions rely on a host of yardsticks in deciding a state’s share in the nation’s financial resources, such as taxes.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2020 03:56 AM IST
The 14 states include Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal among others.
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2020 06:19 AM IST
On Tuesday, Singh led a brainstorming session on the country’s health sector and the current Covid-19 pandemic with officials from the World Bank, the Niti Aayog, health economists and sectoral experts.
By Avani Kapur and Udit Ranjan
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Changes of the past six years had put their finances in a precarious position. The current measures aren’t enough
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 09:31 AM IST
In this year’s Budget, the Revised Estimate (RE) figure for 2019-20 under this head is Rs 6.6 lakh crore, only 77% of the promise made in the Interim Budget.
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 05:16 PM IST
The chief minister said since the Centre had cited the observations of 14th finance commission for denying special category status to AP, the state government had made a fresh request with the 15th finance commission for the same.
By Suyash Rai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 07:43 PM IST
There are questions about fiscal deficit, tax reforms and expenditure management
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 12:52 AM IST
The 14th Finance Commission had recommended a 42% share for states in the divisible pool of taxes.
New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 10:43 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 06:38 AM IST
Uttar Pradesh’s debt burden is 29.8% of the GSDP, according to the Uttar Pradesh Budget Documents 2019-20.
By Karthik Muralidharan
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 06:30 PM IST
The dilemma is that states which need resources most are the least efficient. There’s a way out
Livemint | By Nikita Kwatra, Pramit Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 05:36 PM IST
On many development parameters, India appears to be almost like a continent, with different states at vastly different stages of development.
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 09:21 PM IST
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 Baghel.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 10:33 PM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By R Sukumar and Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 10:41 AM IST
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.
By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 08:16 PM IST
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 will lie in creating a renewed institutional space for political deliberation and negotiation of Centre-state relations
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:44 AM IST
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.
Hindustan Times, Patna | By Vijay Swaroop
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2019 03:42 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 09:34 AM IST
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 economists.
Press Trust of India | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2019 08:50 AM IST
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.