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ECONOMY SLOWDOWN NEWS

'Try your magical exercise': Rahul Gandhi's advise to PM Modi on economy

February 02, 2020 8:36 pm

On Saturday, Rahul Gandhi had said that the Budget did not address the issue of unemployment.

Explained: Will Budget 2020 work in getting the Indian economy back on track?

February 02, 2020 10:30 am

With the economy in deep crisis, what were the options before Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Union Budget for 2020-21? With limited resources at her disposal, she has tinkered with several aspects of the economy. But will this strategy work in getting the Indian economy back on track?

Speaking of Harappa

February 02, 2020 1:03 am

Fiscal speeches rely too much on ancient texts, but news that Indus script has been deciphered must gladden hearts.

Reality check, turnaround hope

February 02, 2020 7:48 am

The Budget is an admission of government’s limitations in fast-tracking growth, despite moves to incentivise foreign investment and increase domestic consumption.

Budget 2020: With little room to spend, Govt hopes for a demand boost

February 01, 2020 10:27 pm

Union Budget 2020: To restore trust in the financial sector and in the backdrop of the PMC Bank scare, the Budget raised the insurance cover in case of bank failure on deposits to Rs 5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh.

With new projects' vigour, Hyderabad's real estate blooms out of slowdown blues

January 31, 2020 8:42 pm

In the words of KT Rama Rao, Minister for IT, municipal administration and urban development, "Hyderabad's growth story and momentum have just begun." Even as the sector elsewhere stares at a slowdown, new projects are being started around Hyderabad.

Budget 2020: Hope for the best, prepare for the worst

January 26, 2020 10:31 am

P Chidambaram writes: The economy is not the main concern of the BJP government; it is the Hindutva agenda. On the other hand, the people are concerned with issues tied to economic growth such as more jobs, better producer prices, wages and incomes, relative price stability, access to better education and health care, and improved infrastructure.

The people deserve better: As the Republic turns 70, the nation’s growth prospects seem fraught

January 25, 2020 11:43 am

It is the robustness of the economy, which alone can deliver millions out of poverty. Yet since 2014 to the 70th year of our Republic, the economy has been given step-motherly treatment. This government’s agenda is not just politics, but divisive politics.

Separating fact from economic fiction: Growth slowed beyond expectations starting late 2018

January 25, 2020 11:40 am

Our very conservative estimate is that absolute poverty in 2017-18 was in the low to mid-single digits — a decline of 6-8 percentage points from the 14 per cent level in 2011-12. This is indeed a happy note as we celebrate 70 years of the creation of the Indian Republic.

CAA ploy to divert people's attention from economic slowdown: Yashwant Sinha

January 12, 2020 7:52 pm

"This unconstitutional, unnecessary Act is meant to divert the attention of the youth, farmers, women, so they get involved in opposing this and do not think about their daily difficulties," Yashwant Sinha said.