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Finance Commission

SC asks if Finance Commission can regulate revenue to states to discourage freebies

'It is a very serious issue. What is your suggestion on how you are going to control it?,' court asked the government counsel

27 Jul 2022 2:14 AM

Finance Commission likely to reject USD 12 bn package to cut pollution: source

More than half of India’s coal-fired power plant units ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are already set to miss deadline.

20 Nov 2019 10:37 AM

Bipin Rawat visits Leh, reviews security on borders

The main purpose of his visit to Leh, however, was to apprise the 15th Finance Commission (FC) team led by its chairman N. K. Singh.

18 Sep 2019 4:18 AM

Centre's ‘rather odd’ move ‘not good for federal polity’: Manmohan Singh

Singh said any change in the panel's terms of reference at the fag-end of its term should have been done in consultation with the states.

14 Sep 2019 2:28 PM

Chief ministers' panel on agri favours linking Finance Commission grants with reforms

The next meeting of the committee will be on August 16.

19 Jul 2019 9:22 AM


Economic Survey: Chidambaram says govt appears to be pessimistic about economy

‘There are no growth projections sector wise,’ P Chidambaram said.

04 Jul 2019 4:12 PM

15th finance panel stresses on dialogue with GST council

Dialogue between the commission and GST council to address various concerns on the taxation regime.

25 Jun 2019 8:28 PM

Urban sector holds key for double-digit growth: Fin Comm chief NK Singh

NK Singh said FRBM Committee 2017 has suggested to bring down debt GDP ratio of the country to 60 per cent by 2024-25.

04 Apr 2019 2:44 PM

AP CM seeks assistance of Rs 1 lakh crore for losses caused due to bifurcation

Naidu also made appeals to the Finance Commission to accord Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh.

12 Oct 2018 12:51 PM

Ashok Chavan: State spent Rs 64,000crore, but to no avail

Till 2013-14, the total debt of the state was Rs 2.69 lakh crore.

20 Sep 2018 6:13 AM


Opposition interpreting report incorrectly, says Sudhir Mungantiwar

BJP’s Maharashtra unit has criticised the commission itself.

19 Sep 2018 2:10 AM

Fin experts: Innovative thinking needed

Some experts also believed that the lack of innovative thinking to increase revenue sources is hurting the state’s prospects.

17 Sep 2018 1:54 AM

Bihar govt to demand increased allocation of funds from Centre

It will also demand that henceforth the entire expenditure for disaster management in Bihar be borne by the Centre.

21 Jun 2018 1:04 PM

Mamata Banerjee asks PM Modi to reconsider finance panel’s mandate

Banerjee said the decision of changing the population base from 1971 census to 2011 was taken “unilaterally” without any consultation with the states.

28 Apr 2018 2:18 AM

‘No bias in terms of reference to states’

Between 1971 and 2011 population shares of four southern states in total declined from 22.01 per cent to 18.16 per cent.

11 Apr 2018 1:00 AM


No inherent bias in 15th Finance Commission’s Terms of Reference: Jaitley

His response came after southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Puducherry and Ktaka raised demands over ToR of 15th Finance Commission.

10 Apr 2018 9:16 PM

Maharashtra’s debt stock rises to Rs 4.12 lakh crore: survey

However, Mr Mungantiwar said that the state government is trying to raise its revenue sources to meet the needs.

09 Mar 2018 6:17 AM

Finance Commission invites suggestions from stakeholders by June 30

New panel will also look into impact of GST, including payment of compensation for possible loss of revenues for 5 years.

22 Feb 2018 6:08 PM

Govt, finance bodies asked to file reply in cess PIL case

The court wanted to know the reason behind the petition.

19 Dec 2017 2:55 AM

New Finance panel to study impact of GST on finances: N K Singh

The new Finance Commission will cover five-year period commencing April 1, 2020.

28 Nov 2017 9:21 AM