Economic Growth
Opinion  /  Published 23.05.22

Breathe death: Economic cost of pollution

According to the recently-updated The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, approximately nine million global deaths in 2019 can be attributed to pollution. Of these, ambient air pollution was re...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 23.04.22

UBS lowers growth forecast

UBS cut India’s 2022-23 economic growth forecast by 70 basis points to 7 per cent on Friday, citing slowing global growth due to high commodity prices and weak local demand because of energy pri...
By Reuters in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Children should be encouraged to read more

Ganguly allegedly even made promises to players that he had no business making. The wicketkeeper, Wriddhiman Saha, claimed that Ganguly assured him of being picked for the team. Ganguly is behaving li...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 02.02.22

Modi govt pins hope on capital spending plan

Automakers were chuffed by the announcement of a battery swapping policy with interoperability standards that could trigger a swarm of electric vehicles on the roads. Start-ups could also grab the opp...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.02.22

Sensex jumps 800 points

The BSE Sensex soared 813 points to close above 58,000, buoyed by positive commentary in the Economic Survey and expectations of more reforms in Tuesday’s budget, while  positive global cue...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Fall and rise: growth

The current projections for the Indian economy’s growth rate are estimated to be around 9 per cent. These are being highlighted by government sources as signs of a remarkable recovery in the sha...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 24.01.22

Single volume Survey

The finance ministry is expected to come out with a single volume Economic Survey for 2021-22, projecting growth of around 9 per cent for the next financial year. In the absence of the chief economic...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 19.10.21

China economic growth slows

Steel mills have faced power cuts. Computer chip shortages have slowed car production. Troubled property companies have purchased less construction material. Floods have disrupted business in north-ce...
By Keith Bradsher in Beijing

India  /  Published 04.10.21

National minimum wage wait gets longer

The implementation of a national minimum wage under a new labour law, hanging fire for two years, is set to get further delayed with the Centre recently reconstituting the expert committee that is to ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.09.21

Pandemic: Over 250,000 evicted

More than 250,000 people were evicted across India during the coronavirus pandemic, and millions more are at risk of being uprooted as authorities eye projects for faster economic growth, housing righ...
By Reuters


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