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This government has also made growth hugely inclusive, said NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar.(Reuters File)

All macroeconomic parameters improved in last 4 years: NITI Aayog

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 12:59 PM IST
NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar said inflation is down now, foreign exchange reserves are high, fiscal deficit is in control and growth has accelerated.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an address in Bandipora, Srinagar.(PTI FIle Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an address in Bandipora, Srinagar.(PTI FIle Photo)

Four years of Modi govt: How India’s economic narrative is up for grabs in 2019 elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 07:30 AM IST
Public perception on bread and butter economic issues will matter more than achievements such as India being the fastest growing major economy.
Due to our sustained efforts as a country life expectancy has doubled from just 35 years in 1950 to almost 70 years today, and over the last two decades alone, infant deaths have halved. However, our health system returns about 5% of our population or 60 million people to poverty each year.(HT)
Due to our sustained efforts as a country life expectancy has doubled from just 35 years in 1950 to almost 70 years today, and over the last two decades alone, infant deaths have halved. However, our health system returns about 5% of our population or 60 million people to poverty each year.(HT)

There’s no reason why India can’t reach its development goals

By Nachiket Mor
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 07:08 AM IST
The path forward, however, will need to combine all of our accumulated wisdom of the past with these and other pivotal ideas for the future, if we are to get to them.
The WPI is higher than the 2.47 percent rise in March.(AFP File Photo)
The WPI is higher than the 2.47 percent rise in March.(AFP File Photo)

Wholesale price inflation accelerates to 3.18% in April

Reuters, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 12:26 PM IST
Wholesale food prices in April rose 0.67 percent year-on-year, compared with a fall of 0.07 percent a month earlier, government data showed.
A farmer ploughs his rice field after rainfall in Mathura. IMD said on Monday India’s June-September monsoon will be normal this year.(Reuters File Photo)
A farmer ploughs his rice field after rainfall in Mathura. IMD said on Monday India’s June-September monsoon will be normal this year.(Reuters File Photo)

IMD forecast of normal monsoon may temper economic, political risks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq and Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 08:56 AM IST
Ahead of the 2019 general election, a good monsoon will ensure adequate food output and help keep inflation, the Narendra Modi government’s key economic concern, low
The Reserve Bank of India headquarters a Fort, Mumbai. Photo by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint(Mint File Photo)
The Reserve Bank of India headquarters a Fort, Mumbai. Photo by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint(Mint File Photo)

In 3 years, RBI switches back to GDP-based measure to calculate growth of Indian economy

PTI, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 07:43 PM IST
RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya said on Thursday the switch to GDP is mainly to conform to international standards. The government had started analysing growth estimates using GVA methodology from January 2015.
Non-bank financial companies (NBFCs) have been able to grab a bigger market share as government lenders see a souring of credit given to industrial companies, with M&M Financial and its peers accounting for about 21 percent of loans in the year to March 2017.(Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)
Non-bank financial companies (NBFCs) have been able to grab a bigger market share as government lenders see a souring of credit given to industrial companies, with M&M Financial and its peers accounting for about 21 percent of loans in the year to March 2017.(Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg)

Signs of revival in rural economy turn lender bullish on Indian villages

Bloomberg | By Anto Antony
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2018 12:33 PM IST
More money in the hands of farmers stands to boost demand for tractors and trucks, benefiting NBFcs like M&M Financial, that specialise in rural lending.
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