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Social Harmony, Economic Slowdown & Coronavirus: Former PM Warns Govt Of Imminent Dangers

Mar 06, 2020 IANS

Manmohan Singh said that while crisis due to coronavirus was an external shock for the country, the riots in Delhi and worsening economy were self-inflicted injuries.

Demonetisation, Flawed GST, Squeeze On Banks Sent Economy Into A Tailspin: Chidambaram

Feb 05, 2020 PTI

The former finance minister says that the country is heading towards another 'listless' year in terms of economic growth

Indian Economy Faced Abrupt Slowdown In 2019, But It's Not In Recession: IMF

'It appears that the main reason for this slowdown was the non-banking financial institutions experiencing a turbulence,' IMF Managing Director said.

Govt Should Look Beyond 1991 Budget To Turn Around India Story

Jan 28, 2020 Rajendra Pratap Gupta

India's GDP is growing around five per cent from a high of eight to nine per cent earlier. Certainly, global slowdown is not the sole reason.

India Needs To Rethink Its Economic Model

The Budget session should not be used to nitpick on revenue, expenditure and taxation, which would tantamount to tinkering with an economic model that has run its course, writes Manish Tewari.

22 January, 2020

'Nobody Should Have Pessimistic View About Indian Economy': Prakash Javadekar

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Prakash Javadekar said the fundamentals of the Indian economy are very strong.

09 January, 2020

Lack Of Credit, Lower Consumption Led India's Growth Rate To 5%: World Bank


India's growth rate is forecast to be only 5 per cent for the current fiscal year.

07 January, 2020

India's GDP May Slip To 5% In 2019-20, Indicates Govt Data


The decline in GDP has been mainly on account of deceleration in manufacturing sector growth.

12 December, 2019

Retail Inflation Spikes To 3-Year High, Industrial Output Shrinks For 3rd Month In Row


Costlier vegetables, pulses and protein-rich items pushed the consumer price index-based retail inflation to a 40-month high in November.

05 December, 2019

Kashmir, Onions, Fear...: What Chidambaram Talked About After Spending 106 Days In Tihar

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P Chidambaram spoke to media for the first time in 106 days and commented on most of the topics that have been making headlines.

03 December, 2019

Govt Committed To Further Reforms: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

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Sitharaman said the government is working towards making India more attractive investment destination.


03 December, 2019

God Save India's Economy: Chidambaram After BJP's Nishikant Dubey Says 'GDP Has No Relevance'

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BJP leader Nishikant Dubey said on Monday that the term GDP won't be useful in future.

02 December, 2019

GDP Is No 'Bible, Ramayana Or Mahabharata' To Judge Economy: BJP MP Nishikant Dubey

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Speaking in the Lok Sabha, Nishikant Dubey, the MP from Jharkhand's Godda, said: 'The term GDP came only in 1934. There was no GDP before that... It won't be that useful in future, either.'

29 November, 2019

India's GDP Growth Slips To 4.5% In July-September, Lowest In 6 Years

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The RBI had lowered the GDP growth projection for 2019-20 to 6.1 per cent from earlier forecast of 6.9 per cent.

27 November, 2019

Twitter Has A Laugh As BJP Minister Sleeps While Sitharaman Speaks On Indian Economy

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The finance minister was participating in a discussion, initiated by Congress' Anand Sharma, on the economic slowdown in the country.

22 November, 2019

'Simply Out Of Question': Former RBI Governor Rangarajan On $5 Trillion Economy By 2025

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The Modi government soon after assuming office for the second term set a target of taking the economy to $5 trillion over the next five years.

18 November, 2019

Key Questions For Government On Day 1 Of Winter Session Of Parliament


On the first day of the Winter Session of the Parliament, a host of questions are lined up for the government to answer.


16 November, 2019

Government's Claims Of 'Sound Economy' Hinges On Bizarre Assertions

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Union Minister Suresh Angadi said people getting married was a proof of India's sound economy.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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