Give spending agenda, ease fiscal deficit target: Economists
At the pre-budget consultation with finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, some economists suggested relaxation in fiscal deficit target, pegged at 3.3% of GDP for FY20.
What may have pulled Q2 GDP growth to 4.2-4.5%? Virmani has an answer
I have looked at the data carefully; there is no fall in private consum...
Focused reforms show the way forward: Arvind Virmani, former CEA
The ratings given by Arvind Virmani are starkly different for Part A and B o...
What FM Nirmala Sitharaman could do in Budget 2020 to boost demand and revive economy
Consumer demand is lacklustre, tax collection is modest & estimated GDP growth for 2019-20 is 5%, an 11-yr low.
India will be back on 7.5% plus growth track this fiscal: Arvind Virmani
Former chief economic advisor Arvind Virmani said the US-China tariff war provides an opportunity to increase India's exports to the US.
Growth boost: Animal spirits coming back?
The icing on the cake is the spike in farm growth, which stood at 5.3% versus 3% in the same period last year.
Scale of victory in UP to ensure reforms will accelerate, says Dr Arvind Virmani
The budget already has strategic sales in it as also labour reforms. These will be sharply accelerated going forward, says Virmani.
GST Council should consider six monthly returns for very small traders on a voluntary basis: Arvind Virmani
"Uniform rate is most important for intermediate goods. They have gone the other way which is not a good augury."
GST is directed at particularly benefiting the consumers and taxpayers: Arvind Virmani, President, Forum for Strategic Initiative
The whole point of this new bankruptcy law is that we get into this more conventional way of thinking: Arvind Virmani, President, Forum for Strategic Initiative
Economic Advisory Council of Finance Commission discusses GST stabilisation, tax collection issues
Talking to reporters, Finance Commission Chairman N K Singh said the Commission plans to make recommendations on GST, which will be for the GST Council to consider. The Fifteenth Finance Commission discussed issues related to stabilisation of GST, relationship between GST Council and Finance Commission, and GST compensation being paid to states.
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