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Ahead of 2019 polls, govt slashes GDP growth data during UPA

NITI Aayog vice-chairman said variation in two sets of numbers was due to recalibration of data in certain sectors of the economy.

29 Nov 2018 8:22 AM

Age of anxiety: Alienation modern scourge

The task of forging an overarching identity transcending the amalgam that develops through such superimposition therefore becomes even more difficult.

25 Nov 2018 1:05 AM

Age of anxiety: Good times, bad times

The world as a whole during the last three quarters of a century after World War II has seen “the best of times”.

25 Nov 2018 12:58 AM

India’s immediate and existential eco crisis

Agriculture employs 58 per cent of our workforce and now contributes about 15 per cent of our GDP.

22 Nov 2018 6:44 AM

Chidambaram attacks govt over rocky ties with RBI, says RBI worked closely under UPA

Chidambaram accused the government of "meddling" with the methodology of calculating the GDP numbers.

21 Nov 2018 3:58 PM


Govt must do more to implement its schemes

Credit growth is only just picking up, with banks burdened by stressed assets and afraid to lend for fear of increasing NPAs.

17 Nov 2018 12:01 AM

BJP’s rule has been bad for the economy

Respected financial analysts are of the view that Rs 57,000 crores out of this Rs 91,000 crores is already a non-performing asset (NPA).

14 Oct 2018 2:07 AM

Excise cut to cost India its fiscal deficit target

It said that the government revenue from excise duties on petroleum products has more than doubled since fiscal 2014.

10 Oct 2018 12:27 AM

India’s ostrich club and the global recession

The moral of the market economy is that small disasters trigger bigger ones, potentially.

03 Oct 2018 1:31 AM

Why financial inclusion and financial literacy needs to have priority status in India

Financial inclusion can only happen concurrently with financial literacy, which are twin pillars to mitigate poverty.

03 Oct 2018 12:22 AM


Govt likely to announce lower borrowing programme next week: sources

Investors were also worried whether govt will be able to stick to its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent of gdp.

22 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

Fitch ups growth forecast to 7.8 per cent

The agency said that the fiscal policy should remain quite supportive of growth in the run-up to 2019 elections.

22 Sep 2018 2:20 AM

The reality that is catching up with PM Modi

Demonetisation is described as “the act of stripping a currency unit of its status as legal tender”.

17 Sep 2018 1:30 AM

Govt determined to contain fiscal deficit at 3.3 per cent

The official said a depreciating rupee and high crude import bill would definitely put pressure on the country's current account deficit.

13 Sep 2018 12:49 PM

Moody’s expects deficit to widen

Rating agency expects fiscal deficit and current account deficit to overshoot their targets.

30 Aug 2018 1:52 AM


Experts predict dip in rupee may go on

On Tuesday, the Indian rupee closed the session on a flat note at 69.83 a dollar.

22 Aug 2018 4:49 AM

Kerala wake-up call on growth and development

The world’s peasants, providing 72 per cent of its food, are defined as unproductive.

22 Aug 2018 1:14 AM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee laid foundation for a resurgent Indian economy

When Vajpayee left government in 2004, GDP was growing around 8 per cent, inflation was below 4% and foreign reserves were overflowing.

17 Aug 2018 1:56 AM

Financial inclusion is the key to inclusive growth

Access to and integration into these networks enhances their productivity leads to shared prosperity.

30 Jul 2018 1:40 AM

Indian economy set to grow fastest

On India, it said: "In sum, the GDP growth forecast for FY19 is maintained at 7.3 per cent.

20 Jul 2018 5:07 AM