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Friday, Aug 14, 2020


Aug 02, 2020 07:48
History is witness to the fact that all the developed countries have ensured that the medium of instruction in their countries is in their own native language/mother tongue. It is high time we accept the reality and move on. read more
Jul 03, 2020 06:59
While the economic low at the peak of the crisis was predictable, the number did fall short of the approximately 13 per cent others had indicated. read more
Jun 09, 2020 00:06
Owing to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, advanced economies will see growth falling 7% in 2020, while emerging economies as a group, which includes India, will see a growth decline of 2.5% this year, the World bank has said. read more
May 29, 2020 19:39
According to the Controller General of Accounts (CGA) data, the fiscal deficit for 2019-20 worked out to be 4.59 per cent of the GDP, while the revenue deficit was 3.27 per cent. read more
May 29, 2020 18:10
The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 5.7 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2018-19, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Friday. read more
May 29, 2020 09:29
Gross domestic product (GDP) data is expected to show India’s economy grew at its slowest pace in at least two years, as the Covid-19 pandemic hit already declining consumer demand and private investment. read more
May 01, 2020 03:38
Mohan, who is now a senior fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, said in an interview that India has the capacity to sustain high temporary fiscal deficits and then recover by restoring relatively healthy economic growth. read more
Apr 23, 2020 18:09
The association sketched out the scenarios in a paper titled A plan for economic recovery, in which it called for urgent fiscal interventions to boost the sagging economy. read more
Apr 17, 2020 10:24
The RBI governor quoted from Mahatma Gandhi’s speech in October 1931 in London’s Kingsley Hall to focus on what the central bank is doing in its fight against the coronavirus disease. read more
Feb 28, 2020 18:27
The revision for the September quarter was up sharply from the 4.5% preliminary report, which would have been the weakest growth in more than six years. read more
Feb 28, 2020 17:40
The data also showed that projections for economic growth in the full financial year 2019-20 had been retained at 5 per cent in the second advance estimates. In 2018-19, the GDP growth stood at 6.8%. read more
Jan 31, 2020 18:25
The government on Friday revised downwards the economic growth rate for 2018-19 to 6.1 per cent from 6.8 per cent estimated earlier mainly due to deceleration in mining, manufacturing and farm sectors. read more
Jan 31, 2020 13:16
India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 4.5% in the second quarter of the current financial year, the lowest since March 2013. According to the National Statistical Office’s (NSO) first advance estimates, India’s GDP is expected to grow at 5% in... read more
Jan 25, 2020 00:28
If the direct tax collections fall short of the 2018-19 figures — and it could, given the sharp fall in the government’s own growth estimates for 2019-2020 — this will only be the second instance of a contraction in direct collections since 1980-81,... read more
Jan 08, 2020 03:57
The forecast is even more worrying on the revenue collection front, as nominal GDP growth is expected to fall to 7.5%, the lowest since FY76. read more