Economic Slowdown
Education  /  Published 01.12.20

Right turn

Sakshi Thakker, 27, had been working as a web-content developer for over four years but she had always dreamt of being a scriptwriter. The pandemic-induced lockdown was just the push she needed. &ldqu...
By Neha Singh in

Business  /  Published 28.10.20

Sitharaman sees signs of revival

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said there were visible signs of revival in the economy but growth may contract or be near zero in the current fiscal. She said the economy saw a contra...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.10.20

Renewed calls for economic fiscal stimulus

The economy needs continued fiscal stimulus to get back on a growth path, says Pronab Sen, chairman of the standing committee on statistics and programme implementation. Without stimulus the growth r...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.09.20

IIM: drop in applicants

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

Covid-hit economy tightens trafficking noose

The cash crunch, resulting from a Covid-induced economic slump, is getting starker. And so is the vulnerability of daughters. Over 70 child marriages have been averted in two districts of Bengal sinc...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Business  /  Published 10.09.20

Stimulus demand from industry

India’s travel and tourism industry and the entire value chain is likely to lose around Rs 5 lakh crore, or $65.57 billion, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hotel occupancy is likely to be at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.09.20

Indian economy grim outlook

A bunch of forecasts released on Tuesday indicate the pandemic will create a greater havoc on the Indian economy than feared initially. All the three numbers from Fitch Ratings, India Ratings and Res...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.09.20

Cong lines up House questions for PM

The Congress leadership believes Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pushed India into a deep crisis with Rahul Gandhi likening him to the captain of the Titanic, the ship that broke into pieces after hi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.08.20

Jobs: Youth Cong launches stir

The Youth Congress on Saturday launched the second phase of its nationwide “Rozgar Do (Give Employment)” campaign. The Youth Congress will mobilise jobless youths, hold demonstrations, ru...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

Recovery likely to be V-shaped

India will see a sharp V-shaped recovery in the third and fourth quarter of the current fiscal, but GDP in 2020-21 would ultimately contract as the coronavirus lockdown has led to serious demand and s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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