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India’s GDP Growth Likely To Be 7.5 to 12.5%, World Bank Says ‘Amazing How Far India Has Come’

Mar 31, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to the World Bank, India’s economy has bounced back but it is not out of the woods yet.

India's Economy On Path Of Gradual Recovery: IMF

Mar 26, 2021 PTI

The IMF is scheduled to release its World Economic Outlook on April 6.

Can India's Imbalanced Steel Market Arrest Its Booming Growth?

An imbalanced steel market has the potential to arrest India’s booming growth and severely impact the downstream industries associated with the metal.

India's GDP Likely To Grow At 12% In 2021: Moody's Analytics

Mar 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Moody's saw real GDP growth of 12 per cent in the 2021 calendar year, partially due to a low base-year comparison.

Drastic Changes In Monetary Policy Framework Can Upset Bond Market: Raghuram Rajan

Former RBI Governor's remarks were in response to a query on whether he was in favour of reviewing the 2-6 per cent target band for inflation under the monetary policy framework.

13 March, 2021

Economy Looking At 'V-Shaped' Recovery, Says Anurag Thakur

Outlook Web Bureau

Thakur said the country's foreign exchange reserves, which have been steadily increasing over the last few months, had touched all time high at USD 590 billion in January 2021.

01 March, 2021

How Can India Avoid Jobless Growth?

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Extreme automation is leading to massive job destruction globally. But can India escape this phenomenon through focused policy interventions such that, unlike in the past, GDP growth also leads to job creation?

26 February, 2021

Indian Economy Grows By 0.4 In October-December


The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 3.3 per cent in the corresponding period of 2019-20, according to the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

18 February, 2021

Infra Ownership Shift From Public To Private Key For India's Growth

Hemant Daga

Globally, institutional investors own around 30 – 50% of operating infrastructure assets, while in India, such ownership is woefully low at less than 5%.

09 February, 2021

Committed To Rules-Based Order, Says PM Narendra Modi After Talking To Joe Biden

Outlook Web Bureau

This was their first conversation after Joe Biden assumed office last month.

26 January, 2021

Indian Economy To Grow By 11.5% In 2021: IMF

Outlook Web Bureau

This projection of India's massive 11.5% growth rate by IMF has made it the only major economy that's likely to witness double-digit growth in 2021


21 January, 2021

How The Tractor Kept India’s GDP Moving

Outlook Web Bureau

In December 2020, sales of tractors grew by an impressive 42 per cent. The segment sold almost 18,000 more vehicles.

16 January, 2021

Financial Stability A Public Good, Need To Support Economic Revival: RBI Guv Shaktikanta Das

Outlook Web Bureau

The Reserve Bank of India is positioning itself to provide an enabling environment where regulated entities are catalysed to exploit these new avenues, Das said.

14 January, 2021

Selling Badges, Stickers At Borders: Here’s How Farmers' Protest Gave Vendors Chance To Revive Income

Outlook Web Bureau

With the protesting farmers staying put at the border point of the national capital for over six weeks now, many small businesses have sprung up at the site, the newest being sale of pro-protest badges and stickers.

08 January, 2021

Rupee Rises 7 Paise Against US dollar


For a better part of the session, the rupee remained under pressure due to stronger American currency against key rivals.

07 January, 2021

Rupee Slids By 20 Paise To End At 73.31 Against US Dollar


Meanwhile, the dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, rose 0.26 per cent to 89.75.

05 January, 2021

Indian Economy Likely To Contract By 9.6 Percent In 2020-21: World Bank


‘In India, growth is expected to recover to 5.4 per cent in 2021,’ the World Bank said


01 January, 2021

Himachal Pradesh Posts 25% Growth In Revenue Collections In Dec 2020

Ashwani Sharma

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur says total revenue receipts during December 2020 is around Rs 772 crore against Rs 619 crore during the same period last year.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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