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Economic slowdown

Apr 23, 2020 12:23
Fitch said the slump in FY21 growth was mainly due to a projected fall in consumer spending to just 0.3 per cent in FY21 from 5.5 per cent a year back and a 3.5 per cent contraction in fixed investment. read more
Apr 16, 2020 14:00
The index of consumer sentiment plummeted to its lowest level since 2015, immediately after the nationwide lockdown was announced by the government on March 24, according to a report read more
Apr 09, 2020 13:26
India’s economy expanded at its slowest pace in more than six years in the last three months of 2019 and was projected to clock in full-year growth of 5% which would be the lowest in over a decade. read more
Mar 15, 2020 08:43
Coronavirus: In the white-collar world, workplaces have amped up options for teleworking and staggered shifts -- ushering in a new era where work from home is an increasing part of people’s regular schedule. read more
Feb 19, 2020 22:13
Singh, also a noted economist widely credited with ushering in broad economic reforms as the finance minister in Narsimha Rao government in the 1990s, was addressing a gathering at the launch of Montek Singh Ahluwalia’s book, ‘Backstage’. read more
Feb 01, 2020 07:22
In the medium-term, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said, the IMF remains optimistic about India. “This is why we see that upswing potential for the growth in the country,” she said. read more
Dec 08, 2019 00:35
Earlier, the Congress veteran had alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had left it to his ministers to indulge in ‘bluff and blister’ about the state of the economy. He had also charged Modi with being ‘unusually silent’ on the economy. read more
Dec 04, 2019 05:42
The loans push is part of the government’s efforts to revive demand in a slowing economy. Data released on Friday showed that the economy expanded by 4.5% in the second quarter (ending September 30) of 2019-2020, the lowest rate of growth since March... read more
Nov 29, 2019 19:55
Net tax receipts in the April-October period was 6.83 trillion rupees, while total expenditure was 16.55 trillion rupees, the data showed read more
Nov 13, 2019 00:05
With Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth turning negative, it is reasonable to expect that the industry component of Gross Value Added (GVA) will grow at a much slower pace in the September quarter than what it did in the June quarter. read more
Nov 12, 2019 02:40
Data released by the statistics department on Monday showed capital goods that indicate investment demand in the economy shrinking 20.7% in its ninth straight month of contraction, while both consumer durables and consumer non-durables also contracted,... read more
Oct 30, 2019 09:04
The Congress is also determined to strongly oppose the government’s attempt to clear the contentious bill to amend the citizenship law. read more
Oct 16, 2019 12:22
Delivering a lecture at the prestigious Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs here on Tuesday, Sitharaman said that giving all the public sector banks a “lifeline” is today her primary duty. Finance Minister Nirmala Sithar... read more
Oct 13, 2019 13:51
Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad’s statement amid gloomy economy numbers drew sharp criticism from the opposition. Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh took a swipe at the government and said it was “Pra-sad index”. read more
Oct 09, 2019 09:59
Sensing competition from the likes of Netflix Inc. and Reliance Industries Ltd.’s Jio service, PVR has partnered with Canadian motion technology player D-Box Technologies Inc. to design seats that sway and jerk in sync with the action on screen, offering... read more