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Monday, February 24, 2020

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Explained: Why government has cut India's GDP growth rate to 6.1% for 2018-19

February 01, 2020 8:30 am

Downward revision of GDP rate by almost a percentage point further underscores that the government has been underestimating the intensity of economic slowdown

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.

Looking up: The farm hope

December 05, 2019 10:54 am

The ongoing price recovery in major crops is in danger of being stymied by knee-jerk government response.

‘Pronounced slowdown’: Moody’s cuts FY20 GDP forecast to 5.8 per cent

October 11, 2019 3:17 am

Meanwhile, India Ratings and Research, part of Fitch Group, also revised its projection down to 6.1 per cent from 6.7 per cent it had estimated a couple of months ago.

Govt roadmap to recoup loss from tax cuts: Sale of land, stake in firms

September 26, 2019 6:54 am

The reduction in corporate tax rates is set to cost Rs 1.45 lakh crore annually. The government has maintained that it would keep its fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent of GDP by March 2020.

Linking patriotism to women’s bodies is uncalled for

September 16, 2019 9:35 am

The latest firing of this salvo occurred in the Prime Minister’s Independence Day speech, in which it was declared that having small families is a form of “patriotism”. Such exhortations primarily target women, their bodies and their reproductive autonomy.

Government’s measures show that it is responsive to the economic slowdown

September 13, 2019 11:27 am

While economic alarmists from certain quarters may continue to spread the not so festive cheer, hard facts point towards a healthy Indian economy well on its way towards a decisive turnaround.

A straw that is worth clutching at

September 05, 2019 4:05 am

Boosting farm incomes is the best way to combat the Indian economy’s woes today.

Two ways to look at GDP

August 13, 2019 8:31 am

The debate over the validity of India’s new growth estimates refuses to die. Its detractors point to the disconnect between GDP and other macro indicators. But others caution against snap judgments.

Modi 2.0 must do something to improve ‘well-being’ of an ordinary Indian

June 20, 2019 8:44 am

Whether you prefer to believe or dismiss Gallup, your WhatsApp feed or the government’s GDP figures, let us agree that the state of well-being of the ordinary Indian is far from ideal.