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Explained: What Lancet Commission says about the impact of pollution on India's GDP

May 19, 2022 11:32 am

The study notes that economic losses due to modern forms of pollution have increased as a proportion of GDP between 2000 and 2019 in India, China, and Nigeria.

How to tackle the inflation spiral

May 18, 2022 9:34 am

Pinaki Chakraborty writes: Fiscal and monetary expansion that happened during the pandemic has triggered an increase in debt and upward spiral of prices across the world. Global economy needs a coordinated policy effort to climb out of it

India's 2022 GDP growth downgraded to 4.6% due to war in Ukraine: UN report

March 24, 2022 8:43 pm

The report said while Russia will experience a deep recession this year, significant slowdowns in growth are expected in parts of Western Europe and Central, South and South-East Asia

The pandemic's income inequality surprise

March 22, 2022 9:01 am

Anup Malani, Arpit Gupta, Bartek Woda write: As social mobility rose, income inequality fell below pre-pandemic level.

India likely to grow at 7.8% in FY23 with risk tilted towards downside: Crisil report

March 10, 2022 5:20 pm

The rating agency, however, cautioned that the ongoing Russia Ukraine war and rising commodity prices do pose a downside risk to the growth.

Karnataka economic survey: IT services gives state GSDP 18.4% reboot after Covid slowdown

March 06, 2022 7:46 am

Indian software exports in the current financial year are estimated to be worth $170 billion USD with Karnataka contributing an estimated 38 per cent.

Economic recovery still needs policy support

March 18, 2022 1:41 pm

Saugata Bhattacharya writes: Modest growth signals in third quarter point to need for continuing stimulus.

GDP growth rate revised down to 8.9%, construction sector contracts

March 01, 2022 1:07 am

The Indian economy is estimated to have grown at 20.3 per cent in April-June as against earlier estimate of 20.1 per cent, and at 8.5 per cent in July-September against earlier estimate of 8.4 per cent.

India's GDP likely to grow at 5.8% in Oct-Dec: SBI report

February 18, 2022 1:50 pm

The country's economy expanded by 8.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2021-22, to cross pre-pandemic levels. However, the GDP growth in July-September period was slower than the 20.1 per cent expansion in the previous quarter.

Do ‘maximum best’: FM urges industry to be ‘Team India’ Inc

February 08, 2022 5:49 am

Sitharaman asked the industry leaders to do their ‘maximum best’ and join the ‘Team India’ and ensure that India is indeed the fastest growing economy this year, next year and the several years afterwards.


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

June 22, 2020 6:07 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.