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Debt-to-GDP level touches record high

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

Jaitley to address RBI board on Monday

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

Auto loans likely to face downside risks on weak CV demand

country's GDP to slow down to 7 percent in FY20, may limit demand for commercial vehicles: FITCH Ratings

08 Feb 2019 4:22 PM

India's banks unlikely to match RBI's rate cut any time soon

A move of that size would have a negligible impact in boosting credit, or in reducing refinancing costs.

08 Feb 2019 3:48 PM

PSUs borrowings must be included in govt debts, be aided by the sovereign guarantee

The government’s total deficit rose to an uncomfortably high level of 8.5 per cent of GDP for 2018-19:economist Sajjid Chinoy.

06 Feb 2019 12:26 PM


Fiscal deficit to be 3.3 percent for FY 2018-19: DEA Secretary

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg stated that FY2018-19 will end with a fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent of GDP.

02 Feb 2019 6:03 PM

Obfuscation won’t solve jobs problem

There is something sacrosanct about gathering data, which loses credibility if there is government intervention.

01 Feb 2019 12:15 AM

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2 per cent

Real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for 2017-18 and 2016-17 stand at Rs 131.80 lakh crore and Rs 122.98 lakh crore.

31 Jan 2019 6:04 PM

Here's what to expect from 2019-2020 interim budget

The government is expected to project economic growth of around 7.5 per cent for the next financial year.

31 Jan 2019 2:16 PM

Fitch warns of fiscal slippage if govt goes for populist interim budget

Government still aims to adhere to a debt ceiling of 60 per cent of GDP by March 2025.

31 Jan 2019 12:51 PM


Centre likely to stick to FY20 fiscal target

“We expect a cut in capital expenditure by Rs 50,000 crore and postponing Rs 30,000 crore of revenue expenditure to the next year,” it said.

31 Jan 2019 7:27 AM

Basic income support to cost at least Rs 1.5 trillion to the nation

The support would cost the Centre Rs 14.68 trillion or (0.70 per cent of GDP)

29 Jan 2019 4:11 PM

India's GDP to grow at 7.3 per cent in 2018-19: World Bank

The World Bank said India will continue to be the fastest growing major economy in the world.

09 Jan 2019 8:55 AM

Over dozen CPSEs evince interest in raising funds via debt ETF next fiscal

As many as 10-15 CPSEs have shown interest to try the debt ETF route for fund raising in next fiscal.

01 Jan 2019 10:58 AM

‘Narendra Modi unmade India’: Yaswant Sinha in no-holds-barred book

Sinha says that PM Modi’s idea of self-employment is a 'distraction from the more serious issue of unemployment and underemployment'.

22 Dec 2018 2:33 PM


Public health spend will be 2.5 per cent of GDP: Modi

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana provides cashless health insurance cover up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year, covering 500 million poor citizens.

13 Dec 2018 5:18 AM

GDP statistics, politics and recasting the past

In comparison, the new CSO back series completely upends the growth estimates during the UPA period.

07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Can't just draw funds from other places for old age pension: Centre to SC

Centre's submitted before a bench while responding to arguments advanced by former union minister and senior advocate Ashwini Kumar.

01 Dec 2018 2:22 PM

Congress leader P Chidambaram pokes fun at BJP for celebrating GDP data

Chidambaram said GDP growth in the July-September quarter (Q2) of 2018-19 was a good one per cent lower than in the April-June quarter (Q1).

01 Dec 2018 12:53 PM

Key priority will be to improve GDP-tax ratio: Revenue secy

In the last four years, the country’s tax-GDP ratio has improved from 10 per cent to 11.5 per cent.

01 Dec 2018 2:28 AM