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To tackle Covid-19, CSOs and the State must join hands

Those of us with seats at policymaking or grant-making tables have a responsibility to speak up and amplify the work of others. With the imminent shrinking of resources, there is a greater urgency for government, industry, CSOs and citizenry to work as collaborators with shared goals and innovative approaches.
The ability to achieve impact at scale has enabled CSOs to reach millions of people, including those often left behind in standardised relief efforts(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The ability to achieve impact at scale has enabled CSOs to reach millions of people, including those often left behind in standardised relief efforts(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 10:56 PM IST
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By Aruna Pandey, Lopamudra Sanyal and Ingrid Srinath

Union budget 2020 will fear and wish for inflation at same time

Number Theory: Any strategy which seeks to counter food inflation aggressively may backfire for overall growth prospects.
A labourer talks on his mobile phone as he sits on sacks of onions at a wholesale market in Mumbai.(Photo: Reuters)
A labourer talks on his mobile phone as he sits on sacks of onions at a wholesale market in Mumbai.(Photo: Reuters)
Updated on Jan 28, 2020 01:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Non-financial companies hit harder by slowdown, financial firms gain

The Indian economy has been losing growth momentum for six consecutive quarters up to September, 2019. GDP growth fell to 4.5% in the quarter ending September, the lowest since March 2013.
A laborer watches a movie on his mobile phone as he takes a break with others as they repair a road in Mumbai.(Photo: AP)
A laborer watches a movie on his mobile phone as he takes a break with others as they repair a road in Mumbai.(Photo: AP)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 11:06 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vineet Sachdev

Why Modi government 2.0 might have to change its political economy script

Economic indicators do not lend themselves easily to such high-frequency analysis. Gross domestic product (GDP) data for the current fiscal year is available only for the first quarter, which ended in June.
In the first two quarters after the new government took over in May, GDP growth increased by 3.4 percentage points again.(PTI File Photo)
In the first two quarters after the new government took over in May, GDP growth increased by 3.4 percentage points again.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 09:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Nitish Kumar denies economic slowdown, says Bihar continues to grow

Nitish Kumar said the number of shops being opened across Bihar is on the rise and so are the sales which could not have happened of the economy was down.
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cited Bihar’s double-digit growth to refute reports of an economic slowdown.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cited Bihar’s double-digit growth to refute reports of an economic slowdown.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 11:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anil Kumar

Retail inflation eases to 3.15 percent in July

As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the inflation in the food basket was 2.36 per cent in July, marginally up from 2.25 per cent in the previous month. Retail inflation is well below the RBI’s comfort level.
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 3.18 per cent in June and 4.17 per cent in July 2018.(AFP file photo)
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 3.18 per cent in June and 4.17 per cent in July 2018.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Aug 13, 2019 06:20 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Retail inflation spikes to 7-month high of 3.05% in May

The consumer price index (CPI) based retail inflation for April was revised marginally upwards to 2.99 per cent from the earlier estimate of 2.92 per cent, data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showed.s
Retail inflation spiked to a seven-month high of 3.05 per cent in May mainly due to costlier food items, government data showed Wednesday.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Retail inflation spiked to a seven-month high of 3.05 per cent in May mainly due to costlier food items, government data showed Wednesday.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Published on Jun 12, 2019 05:59 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Recent economic recovery already seems to be losing momentum

The only major stimulus to prevent this can be a rate cut in the April meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee.
The long-term performance of the Indian economy under the Narendra Modi government has not been very different from what his immediate predecessors could achieve.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
The long-term performance of the Indian economy under the Narendra Modi government has not been very different from what his immediate predecessors could achieve.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Security stepped up at JNU, curbs on outsiders

Earlier on February 19, members of the JNU students’ union (JNUSU) had urged the Delhi Police to ensure safety and security of students at the varsity’s campus.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has increased security at its campus in the backdrop of ongoing tension between India and Pakistan and has urged everyone to cooperate during checking at the varsity’s gates. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)(HT Photo)
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has increased security at its campus in the backdrop of ongoing tension between India and Pakistan and has urged everyone to cooperate during checking at the varsity’s gates. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT file photo)(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 02, 2019 12:44 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

GDP growth 6.6% in Q3, slowest in five quarters

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices (2011-12) had grown at 7 per cent in October-December quarter of the previous financial year.
According to the statement, GDP growth during 2018-19 is estimated at 7 per cent as compared to 7.2 per cent in 2017-18.(AFP)
According to the statement, GDP growth during 2018-19 is estimated at 7 per cent as compared to 7.2 per cent in 2017-18.(AFP)
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra

Retail inflation eases to 2.05% in January, factory output improves

Retail inflation declined from 2.19 per cent in December last year to 2.05 per cent in January this year, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Tuesday.
Workers and customers look through the goods at a wholesale food grain and commodities shop in the Agricultural Product Marketing Committee (APMC) Yard in Bangalore.(AFP file photo)
Workers and customers look through the goods at a wholesale food grain and commodities shop in the Agricultural Product Marketing Committee (APMC) Yard in Bangalore.(AFP file photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2019 06:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Govt revises GDP growth rate for 2017-18 to 7.2% from 6.7%

Real GDP or GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for 2017-18 and 2016-17 stand at Rs 131.80 lakh crore and Rs 122.98 lakh crore, respectively, showing growth of 7.2 per cent during 2017-18 and 8.2 per cent during 2016-17, the CSO said.
Earlier, the CSO in its advance estimate had pegged the GDP growth rate for 2018-19 at 7.2 per cent.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Earlier, the CSO in its advance estimate had pegged the GDP growth rate for 2018-19 at 7.2 per cent.(Reuters/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 10:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Why sentiment fails to keep up with GDP data

The current government has performed worse in terms of agricultural growth than UPA-II, but it has done better in both industry and services
The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of Gross Value Added (GVA) under the present government (2014-15 to 2018-19) is 7.2%, higher than the 7% and 6.2% under the UPA-I and UPA-II governments(Reuters File)
The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of Gross Value Added (GVA) under the present government (2014-15 to 2018-19) is 7.2%, higher than the 7% and 6.2% under the UPA-I and UPA-II governments(Reuters File)
Updated on Jan 26, 2019 11:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Over 18 million jobs created in 15 months till Nov 2018: Central Statistics Office report

The study showed that employment generation in the formal sector increased by 48 per cent to touch a 15-month high of 7.32 lakh in November 2018 as compared to 4.93 lakh in the year-ago month, as per EPFO payroll data released earlier this month.
The CSO study said the present report gives different perspectives on the levels of employment in the formal sector and does not measure employment at a holistic level.(HT FIle Photo)
The CSO study said the present report gives different perspectives on the levels of employment in the formal sector and does not measure employment at a holistic level.(HT FIle Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 05:12 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

India’s growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel

The growth rate can be easily increased by 1 per cent by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday.
A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)
A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 25, 2019 05:54 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India

The GDP debate: Fact for the government, fiction for opposition

The involvement of NITI Aayog in releasing the GDP figures, hitherto the CSO’s sole prerogative, further muddied waters.
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 11:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore, New Delhi

New GDP back series raises more questions than it answers

GDP numbers now show the economy performed much better under the current government than Congress-led UPA.
A worker fills sugar into a machine making sugar cubes at a sugar making unit in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. (Image for representation)(Bloomberg file photo)
A worker fills sugar into a machine making sugar cubes at a sugar making unit in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. (Image for representation)(Bloomberg file photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 11:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore

Govt says new GDP calculation is more reflective of Indian economy

The government on Wednesday lowered the country’s economic growth rate during the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, shaving off over one percentage point from the only year when India posted double-digit GDP growth post liberalisation and from each of the three years with 9-plus per cent expansion.
The new Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data takes into account a far greater representation of the Indian economy, said Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.(AFP File Photo)
The new Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data takes into account a far greater representation of the Indian economy, said Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 01:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Spending money on garbage

Mumbai is expected to spend around 280 crore in the current financial year – almost 1% of its municipal budget – on disposing of its garbage
A garbage pile outside Ram Mandir Railway station in Mumbai in August, 2018.(HT Photo)
A garbage pile outside Ram Mandir Railway station in Mumbai in August, 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 12:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
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