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ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN NEWS

COVID-19 impact: Housing sales may fall 35% in 2020, demand for office space may shrink 30%

April 02, 2020 4:03 pm

Many prospective homebuyers will consider postponing their decisions either to stay away from the project sites or in the expectations of a price correction, it added.

Amid coronavirus scare, Rahul Gandhi warns of 'economic tsunami'

March 17, 2020 6:37 pm

Hitting out at the Prime Minister, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said Narendra Modi should get his head "out of the sand" to deal with the problem facing the country.

Trinamool, Left tear into Budget: From economic crisis to disaster

February 02, 2020 10:36 am

CPI general secretary D Raja said the budget is a “shameless declaration” that government is abdicating all its responsibilities and working towards large-scale participation of domestic private sector and foreign investors.

PM Modi promised two crore jobs, but one crore people lost employment: Rahul Gandhi

January 28, 2020 2:42 pm

Rahul Gandhi asked the youth to raise questions on unemployment and India's future. "Don't let your voice be suppressed", he said.

Slow and slower

January 22, 2020 9:53 am

India’s economic slowdown is largely made of domestic issues. Union budget is an opportunity to address them.

IMF lowers India growth to 4.8%, calls it a drag on world economy too

January 22, 2020 3:08 pm

For the current calendar year 2020, India saw a sharp 1.2 percentage point cut in its growth forecast to 5.8 per cent, the biggest downward revision for any emerging market, which pulled down global growth forecast.

IMF lowers global growth forecast for 2019, cites 'sharp slowdown' in India

January 22, 2020 3:08 pm

"Domestic demand has slowed more sharply than expected amid stress in the non-bank financial sector and a decline in credit growth," India-born IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said.

The Urdu Press: JNU violence

January 16, 2020 11:52 pm

The Urdu Times on the same day refers to “messages of hatred on Whatsapp”, which the JNU attackers allegedly received. These messages had the provocative exhortation: “If not now then when will you hit?”

India in midst of significant economic slowdown, needs urgent policy actions: IMF

December 24, 2019 1:08 pm

The IMF official said, "We still believe it is mostly cyclical, not structural... because of the financial sector issues, we think, the recovery will be not as quickly quick as we thought earlier. That's the main issue."

The cost of food

December 18, 2019 8:40 am

Return of food inflation may not allow RBI to further slash interest rates but opens up room for delayed reform