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News digest: India's GDP growth, Karti's arrest, fiscal deficit woes & more

The Centre has overshot even the revised estimates of the fiscal deficit by 13.7 per cent for 2017-18 by January itself

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News digest: India's GDP sprint, Karti's arrest, fiscal deficit woes & more
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The Centre has overshot even the revised estimates (REs) of the by 13.7 per cent for 2017-18 by January itself. Read More...

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First Published: Thu, March 01 2018. 02:19 IST
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