Key reasons for downward revision are prediction of lower-than-normal monsoon for 2019 and continued agrarian distress.
01 May 2019 2:50 PM
Revised target has been met with help of expenditure savings and other measures including rollover of fuel subsidy, said sources.
10 Apr 2019 3:07 PM
The government missed the tax collections target by over 1 trillion rupees.
09 Apr 2019 3:11 PM
Consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 2.80 per cent in March, up from 2.57 per cent in February.
09 Apr 2019 11:22 AM
Minister Suresh Prabhu said now start-ups too are providing huge job opportunities but the challenge is to capture that data.
07 Apr 2019 2:11 PM
Talking about avenues of growth for the next 20 years, the FM listed infrastructure creation, rural expansion and gender parity, among others.
07 Apr 2019 12:47 AM
Talking about growth avenues for next 20 years, finance minister listed infrastructure, rural expansion and gender parity.
06 Apr 2019 5:16 PM
Manned missions have been done before, and their utility value in the 2020s is somewhat questionable.
02 Apr 2019 12:38 AM
Economic Affairs Secy Subhash Chandra Garg said government will stick to fiscal deficit target of 3.4 pc of GDP for current fiscal.
29 Mar 2019 7:23 PM
The deficit, had moderated to USD 19.1 billion or 2.9 per cent of GDP in the preceding quarter (July-September).
29 Mar 2019 7:10 PM
Fitch Ratings cut India's FY19 GDP growth forecast to 7.2 per cent from 7.8 per cent on December 6.
22 Mar 2019 11:03 AM
India’s economy is expected to grow by 7.2 per cent in the 2018-19 financial year versus 6.7 per cent the previous year.
01 Mar 2019 1:16 PM
The GDP at constant prices (2011-12) grew at 7 per cent during October to December quarter of the previous financial year.
01 Mar 2019 11:22 AM
India grew at a rate of 7.2 per cent in 2017, at the same time reducing the number of people living in poverty.
28 Feb 2019 3:43 PM
Economic growth could suffer from a possible slowdown in state spending in the two months before the election.
27 Feb 2019 4:52 PM
The consumer market was around Rs 110 lakh crore in 2018, clipping past 13 percent annually.
26 Feb 2019 3:23 PM
Delhi's per capita income in 2018-19 was pegged at Rs 3,65,529.
23 Feb 2019 5:25 PM
Modi said his government inherited an economy in complete policy paralysis, plagued by runaway inflation and rising current account deficit.
23 Feb 2019 11:31 AM
Debt intensity stood at 1.1 times in FY18–exactly the average of the highest and lowest levels over the past 15 years, the report said.
23 Feb 2019 1:52 AM
The meeting, according to sources, will take a call on the interim dividend to be paid to the government during the current fiscal.
17 Feb 2019 1:30 PM