State governments

A still from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat.

Artistic freedom

1 min read . 18 Jan 2018
During April-October, state governments issued a gross SDL of Rs2.1 trillion. Photo: Mint

States’ market borrowings to rise

4 min read . 21 Nov 2017
Increased power capacity and power sector reforms are imperative for states to provide adequate power while maintaining fiscal health. Photo: Bloomberg
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