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The RBI and government must do whatever it takes to end the demand slump

December 05, 2019 10:31 am

The RBI governor mentioned he’s willing to do “whatever it takes”. He has to follow this up. The government for its part has to nudge small savings and deposit rates lower to help transmission.

Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai feature in global 'inclusive prosperity' index

November 22, 2019 12:10 pm

The three cities appeared in the lower half of the index, with Bengaluru ranking 83rd, while Delhi and Mumbai stood at 101st and 107th positions respectively

Consumption boost: Govt spending drives growth, private investments yet to kick in

September 01, 2018 7:25 am

If good monsoons have propped up agriculture growth and demand in the rural economy, the government expenditure on account salary revisions by states gave impetus to the consumption story.

India's economy likely to grow at 7.3 per cent this fiscal: Report

May 02, 2018 6:52 pm

Another factor that is expected to boost growth is the rise in foreign direct investment (FDI) as a result of ongoing improvements to domestic business conditions.

Arun Jaitley: India to stay on high growth path for 10-20 yrs

April 01, 2016 1:45 pm

"We do believe that 7.5 per cent rate can be improved upon... And government is concentrating on several areas specially rural India," he said.

Mexican opportunity

March 12, 2016 12:00 am

India, Mexico have a long tradition of friendship. They must seize the future.

Economic growth slows to 7 per cent in first quarter

September 01, 2015 10:08 am

"GDP growth this year will be led by consumption growth (backed by falling inflation and monetary easing), investment growth revival will take place once capacity utilisation starts increasing," said DK Pant, chief economist, India Ratings.

At 7 per cent growth, economic recovery still a way to go

October 07, 2016 5:07 pm

While this is much higher than the 6.7 per cent growth clocked in the first quarter of 2014-15, it is muted compared to the 7.5 per cent growth in the January to March quarter of last fiscal.

Overtaking China

April 16, 2015 12:00 am

But let’s hold the celebrations. We need to take IMF, World Bank projections with a pinch of perspective.

India to surpass China's economic growth in 2015-16: IMF

April 15, 2015 1:27 am

India will overtake China as the fastest growing emerging economy in 2015-16 by clocking a growth rate of 7.5 per cent, the IMF said.