August 21, 2021 10:18 am
In Monday's document, Panneerselvam has argued that the white paper skips key facts – such as the decision of the previous governments to not increase electricity charges, bus fares and property tax.
August 14, 2021 4:56 pm
Minister for Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare MRK Pannerselvam began the presentation by dedicating the budget to those farmers who are protesting at New Delhi against the farm laws.
August 13, 2021 9:42 pm
Earlier in the day, before the Finance Minister presented the Budget, AIADMK, the state’s principal Opposition party, staged a walkout as the Speaker refused to allow Edappadi K Palaniswami, the Leader of Opposition, to speak.
August 13, 2021 8:06 pm
Minister for Finance and Human Resource PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan, who presented the budget at the Kalaivanar Arangam, said the government’s pet project ‘Singara Chennai 2.0’will be launched for ‘a clean and green’ Chennai.
August 13, 2021 9:10 pm
‘Singara Chennai 2.0’ scheme to be launched with an emphasis on clean and green Chennai. Rs 500 crore has been set aside for this scheme.
February 24, 2021 9:12 am
With rising costs, the budget has indicated that the state's fiscal deficit is expected to be 4.99 per cent. State debt is set to rise to Rs. 5.7 trillion even as revenue has been projected at Rs 1,80,700.62 crore.
February 15, 2020 2:00 am
The fiscal deficit for the next financial year is Rs 59,346 crore, which is 2.84 per cent of GSDP, against the current financial year’s fiscal deficit Rs 55,058 crore, which was 2.97 per cent of GSDP.
February 08, 2019 2:36 pm
The budget was presented by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who also holds the finance portfolio. The government said the revenue deficit was estimated to be around Rs 14,300 crore.
March 15, 2018 6:42 pm
Targeting the state government on the Cauvery river water issue, opposition parties led by DMK, however, staged a walkout from the Assembly on the opening day of the house.
March 26, 2015 2:09 am
The budget has projected capital expenditure for 2015-2016 at Rs 27,213.17 crore and fiscal deficit is estimated at Rs 31,829.19 crore.