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Centre's fiscal deficit exceeds budget target by 15% in 1st 8 mths of FY19

The fiscal deficit stood at Rs 7.17 trillion at the end of November 2018, 114.8 per cent of the budgeted target of Rs 6.24 trillion

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Ishan Bakshi  |  New Delhi 

Centre's fiscal deficit exceeds budget target by 15% in 1st 8 mths of FY19

The central government’s widened further in November after crossing the budgeted target last month due to slower-than-expected growth in indirect tax collection.

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First Published: Thu, December 27 2018. 19:50 IST