Government expenditure

A file photo of an anti-austerity rally in at Athens in Greece in June 2015. Photo: Reuters
The state of the economy and the possibility that the government will miss the current year’s fiscal deficit target of 3.2% of GDP has put the spotlight on how it manages its finances. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint

The great Indian fiscal dilemma

3 min read . 17 Jan 2018
Finance minister Arun Jaitley. Union Budget 2018 probably the most challenging and important one for the primary steward of the Indian economy. Photo: Hindustan Times

Arun Jaitley’s fifth Union Budget

3 min read . 12 Jan 2018