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Indian Economy

Shattered Dreams: A Close Look At India's Missing Middle Class

Sep 29, 2021 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.

India One Of The Most Attractive FDI Destinations: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

Sep 20, 2021 PTI

FDI is critical for India to become a USD 5 trillion economy; Deloitte would hire 65,000 more people in the next 3 years, Punit Renjen said.

Covid 2nd Wave May Have More Lasting Damage On Economy: Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics said social distancing is weighing on the current quarter, but economic recovery will resume by the year-end.

Multi-Level Collaboration Only Way To Fight Crisis, Reconstruct Economy

Jun 29, 2021 Neelam Chhiber

Neelam Chhiber says that national livelihood models have for too long assumed that India’s rural population will increasingly migrate to cities for work and that required economic growth exists. This has been proved wrong.

Amid Possible Economic Rebound, COVID-19 Could Hit The States Hard : S&P

S&P predicts aggravation of the states' indebtedness due to COVID 19 despite having a possibility of economic rebound. Structural deficits of the Indian states could worsen.

23 June, 2021

Moody's Cuts India Growth Forecast For 2021 To 9.6%

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier this month, Moody's had projected India to clock a 9.3 per cent growth in the current fiscal ending March 2022, but a severe second COVID wave has increased risks to India's credit profile and rated entities.

05 March, 2021

PLI Scheme To Boost India's Manufacturing Output By USD 520 Billion In 5 Years: PM


Addressing a webinar on 'Production Linked Incentive' scheme, PM Modi said the government is continuously carrying out reforms to boost domestic manufacturing.

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).

26 February, 2021

Need To Increase Credit Flow To Businesses As Economy Grows: PM Modi


The government is taking steps to make the financial services sector vibrant, proactive and strong, says PM in webinar on Budget proposals

21 February, 2021

New Highs: India-UK Ties Post Covid To Strengthen Economic Partnership, Says Report


FDI inflow from the UK to India for a particular year increased from USD 898 million in 2015-16 to USD 1,422 million in 2019-20, observed the report


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%.

26 January, 2021

India's Post-Covid Economy Expected To Grow At 7.3% In 2021: UN

Outlook Web Bureau

India's economic growth is forecast to be 7.3 per cent in 2021, the fastest-growing major economy with only China coming in a close second

21 January, 2021

World Watching Indian V-Shaped Economic Recovery, Successful Vaccine Drive: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

The Union government now expects the GDP to close FY21 with a contraction of 7.7%.

21 January, 2021

How Farm Sector Salvaged India’s GDP

Outlook Web Bureau

During July-September 2020, despite the GDP registering a negative output, the farm sector grew by a healthy and robust positive 3.4%

10 January, 2021

Indian Economy Charting V-Shaped Recovery In 2021: Industry Body Assocham

Outlook Web Bureau

India's GDP is estimated to contract by a record 7.7 per cent during 2020-21 as the Covid-19 pandemic severely hit the key manufacturing and services segments

09 January, 2021

Determined Efforts Needed To Bring Country’s Economy Back On Track: Vice President


Last year, India rose to the occasion as one collective entity in handling the pandemic with considerable results, Naidu said.


06 January, 2021

Rupee Settles 6 Paise Higher At 73.11 Against US Dollar


At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 73.16 against the US dollar and witnessed an intra-day high of 73.05 and a low of 73.19.

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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.

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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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