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India  /  Published 29.05.20

12-year low — and Before Covid

India’s economic growth has tumbled to a 12-year low of 4.2 per cent in 2019-20.What is even worse is that this statistic barely reflects the impact of the coronavirus-induced lockdown, which has si...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.05.20

Growth slide warns of pain ahead

India’s growth slowed sharply in the three months to March -- not as severely as analysts had forecast -- but the numbers gave a taste of the Covid-19 economic pain to come.Gross domestic product ex...
By in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.05.20

GDP growth dips to 3.1 pc in Jan-Mar

India's economic growth slipped to 3.1 per cent in the January-March quarter of 2019-20 showing impact of Covid-19 pandemic.The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 5.7 per cent in the corresp...
By PTI in

Business  /  Published 19.05.20

Hunt for elusive demand generator

Where is the demand generator?The balancing act implicit in the package may be a deft move to stir entrepreneurial energies and shake up the economy, but what is missing is that big demand trigger whi...
By in

Business  /  Published 20.05.20

Foreign investors pull out $16 billion from India

Amidst the global economic recession due to the coronavirus pandemic, foreign investors have pulled out an estimated USD 26 billion from developing Asian economies and over USD 16 billion out of India...
By PTI in Washington

Business  /  Published 19.05.20

Economic package smaller than it seems: Fitch Solutions

The government's Rs 20.97 lakh crore Covid-19 package lacks in addressing immediate concerns of the economy as the actual fiscal impact of the additional stimulus is only about 1 per cent of GDP as op...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Congress seeks fresh package

The Congress on Monday said the government’s stimulus package barely equalled 0.91 per cent of the GDP rather than 10 per cent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had claimed, and said it had given noth...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Govt's economic package only 0.91% of GDP: Chidambaram

The Congress on Monday said the fiscal stimulus package announced by the government is 'hopelessly inadequate' given the gravity of the economic crisis as it amounts to only Rs 1.86 lakh crore, which ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.05.20

States can borrow more

The Centre has raised the borrowing limits of states to 5 per cent of their gross domestic product (GDP) but the allowance has come with strings attached.States will have to meet strict conditions lai...
By in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

A bold vision

It is far too early to judge how the three phases of the national lockdown that began on March 24 — with a dress rehearsal two days earlier — will be judged in the coming years or, indeed, by futu...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


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