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Top headlines: Fiscal deficit soars 115%, Aarogya Setu app row, and more

From fiscal deficit soaring to 115% in first half to L&T still suffering from lockdown woes, here are the top headlines on Friday

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Revenue stress: Fiscal deficit in first half soars to 115% of target

Facing severe revenue stress because of muted economic activity during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union government’s fiscal deficit soared to 115 per cent of the full Budget estimates in the first half of 2020-21. The gap between the Centre’s revenue and expenditure touched Rs 9.13 trillion between April and September, the government data showed. Read More

Aarogya Setu-RTI row: IT Ministry to act against officials for lapses

After severe criticism over National Informatics Centre's (NIC) reply to an RTI query on Aarogya Setu's creation, the

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First Published: Oct 30 2020 | 7:10 AM IST

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