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Why Government Spending Is Failing To Fuel Consumption In India

Jan 15, 2022 Neeraj Thakur

Can India grow at 9.2% in FY22 when global recovery is likely to be muted? The government estimate on GDP does not take into account the economy’s inability to benefit from infrastructure building

Does Government’s Advance Estimate of 9.2% GDP Growth In FY22 Underestimate Omicron’s Impact On Capital Formation?

Jan 07, 2022 Kamalika Ghosh

The Indian economy is expected to grow at 9.2 per cent in 2021-22 fiscal, surpassing pre-Covid level in actual terms due to improved performance especially in farm, mining and manufacturing sectors.

RBI Flags Omicron Threat To Growth, Says Banks Strong Enough To Face Challenges

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das notes that after the destructive second wave in April-May 2021, the growth outlook has progressively improved, though there are headwinds from global developments.

India's Real GDP To Maintain 9% Growth Rate In FY2022, FY2023: Report

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Business Team

The Indian economy grew at 8.4 per cent in the second quarter of the current fiscal, as against a growth of 20.1 per cent in the April-June quarter.

Top 5 Aspects That Show Indian Economy Is Recovering Post-Covid, Finds Report

Private equity investments have surged by nearly 20% post-Covid in India. Several other factors like growing credit scores, better GST collection in this financial year indicate that Indian economy is gradually recovering.

30 November, 2021

India's GDP Grows 8.4% In Q2 Helped By Easing Covid-Related Restrictions

Outlook Business Team

India's GDP grew 8.4 per cent in the September-end quarter. It had registered a 20.1 per cent growth in the previous quarter, this financial year.

29 November, 2021

Indian Economy In Better Shape Than A Year Ago, Says Eminent Economist

Outlook Business Team

The economist pointed out that in the fiscal year 2020-21, the deficit of all levels of governments is estimated to be 14 per cent of GDP and the same is estimated to be around 10 per cent of GDP in 2021-22.

25 November, 2021

India's GDP To Grow 9.3% In FY2022, 7.9% In FY2023: Moody's

Outlook Business Team

Moody's said the recent spike in vaccinations, lower interest rates and increased public spending helped reinforce a positive outlook for the country's corporate sector.

17 November, 2021

Fitch Ratings Keeps India's Ranking Unchanged, Says Risks To Medium Term Growth Narrowing

Outlook Business Team

Fitch forecast growth of around 7 per cent between FY24 (fiscal ending March 2024) and FY26 (fiscal ending March 2026), supported by the government's reform agenda.

11 November, 2021

India's GDP To Rise By $406 Billion By 2050 In Net-Zero Scenario: Report

Outlook Business Team

India is targeting to increase its low-carbon power capacity to 500 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, and meet 50 per cent of its energy requirements from renewable energy by 2030.

07 November, 2021

SBI Chief Says India Set To Move Into Next Orbit Of Growth

Outlook Business Team

India recently achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 100-crore mark.


30 October, 2021

Has Modinomics Turned The Corner And Formalised 80% Of Indian Economy?

Neeraj Thakur

Formalisation of the Indian economy has been a stated aim of the Narendra Modi government. And a SBI Research report released Friday, holds up the report card.

19 October, 2021

Moody's Upgrades Indian Banking System Outlook To ‘Stable’, Economic Recovery To Drive Credit Growth

Outlook Business Team

Moody's expects India's economy to continue to recover in the next 12-18 months, with GDP growing 9.3 per cent in the fiscal year ending March 2022 and 7.9 per cent in the following year.

19 October, 2021

Time Is Right For India To Embark On New Trajectory Of Sustainable Growth: RBI Article

Outlook Business Team

Domestic demand is gaining strength while aggregate supply conditions are recouping, powered by the robust performance of kharif agricultural production.

18 October, 2021

China Records Economic Slowdown Amid Covid-19 Crisis, Housing Slump

Outlook Web Desk

China's CGP has registered a steady decline in the past three quarters. In the third quarter (Q3), it grew 4.9 per cent year on year, slower than the growth of 18.3 per cent in Q1 and 7.9 per cent in Q2.

15 October, 2021

India’s ‘Maitri’ Played Major Role In Global Covid-19 Fight: Nirmala Sitharaman

Outlook Web Desk

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.

30 September, 2021

Long Wait For Prosperity: A Close Look At India's Shrinking Middle Class

Neeraj Thakur

Beneath the glossy sheen of an up-and-coming economy - the dreams and aspirations of many an Indian have been diminished over the decade. Several, just forced to barely survive.


01 September, 2021

GDP Data: The Story Of India’s Manufacturing Sector

Outlook Business Team

Manufacturing which grew by 49.6 per cent, fell 36 per cent in the same period last year. This would be music to the ears of our policymakers, who are acutely aware of the importance of the sector if India’s is to bounce back quickly to the path of double-digit growth.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

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.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz