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Thursday, June 04, 2020



ExplainSpeaking: Why India’s GDP growth rate is being labelled an overestimate yet again

June 02, 2020 9:46 am

Moratoriums on loan repayments and extensions for tax compliance tend to undermine the robustness and credibility of macroeconomic data.

Sobering signals

June 01, 2020 4:43 am

GDP data underlines economic challenge. Much will depend on easing of lockdown restrictions, success in containing virus

Explained: What deceleration in GDP growth rate tells us about state of Indian economy

May 30, 2020 4:19 pm

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 4th Quarter Data: What does it say about the state of the economy? How vulnerable was it even before the Covid pandemic?

ExplainSpeaking: Why provisional GDP estimates due this week are crucial for recovery

May 27, 2020 10:40 am

As it happens, Covid did not change much from a policy perspective because even before Covid struck, the Indian economy was decelerating sharply, thanks to a dip in demand.

Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan lays strong foundations for raising our per capita GDP

May 18, 2020 9:46 am

The COVID-19 lockdown exposes how per capita GDP is more important for our citizens than total GDP.

Math behind Rs 20-lakh crore economic package: It is 10% of GDP but about half is already factored in

May 15, 2020 1:48 pm

Message still hunker down and tide over, additional fiscal outgo this year may not be more than Rs 4.2 lakh crore.

Moody's slashes India growth forecast to 0.2% for 2020

April 28, 2020 9:34 pm

In its report titled - Global Macro Outlook 2020-21 (April 2020 update), Moody's has lowered G-20 advanced economies as a group to contract by 5.8 per cent in 2020.

Fitch Solution cuts India's FY21 GDP growth forecast to 1.8%

April 20, 2020 2:07 pm

Fitch Solutions also anticipated a deeper contraction in fixed investments as businesses choose to cut back on capital expenditure to conserve cash amid elevated economic uncertainty.

Third quarter GDP growth slows down to 4.7 per cent

February 29, 2020 4:42 am

The slowdown in GDP growth in the third quarter was marked by tepid growth in manufacturing, electricity and construction, coupled with a contraction in investment and weak exports, the data showed.

India's GDP seen growing at 4.7% in December quarter, with virus impact to come

February 28, 2020 11:45 am

Gross domestic product (GDP) data due to be released on Friday will cover up to the end of last year before the epidemic in China had sparked fears of a pandemic.


‘Think of it the other way, not about govt raiding RBI, but how RBI could have behaved differently’

December 23, 2018 6:21 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.

'Railways in crisis going from bad to worse': Dinesh Trivedi

February 25, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.