State budget

The proportion of ‘untied’ funds, which the states can spend as they like, has risen vis-à-vis ‘tied’ funds, where use is strictly defined. Photo: Bloomberg

Time for the states to do their bit

5 min read . 19 Apr 2017
Photo: PTI

State finances

1 min read . 27 Mar 2017
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley. The 14th Finance Commission in 2015 recommended greater devolution of funds to state governments. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

The fiscal devolution wheel turns

4 min read . 04 Apr 2016
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

State of the states

4 min read . 03 May 2015
A file photo of Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Photo: Mukesh Gupta/HT<br />

J&K and the new fiscal polity

4 min read . 23 Mar 2015