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Business  /  Published 07.12.18

Crude price surge fuels rise in CAD

A higher trade gap fuelled by rising crude oil prices pushed India’s current account deficit (CAD) to near three per cent in the second quarter of this fiscal year.Data released by the Reserve Bank ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.18

Is the government weaponising economic data?

The comment on the weaponisation of economics by the former chief economic adviser, Arvind Subramanian, is a telling indictment of the way political interests trump such other considerations as veraci...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 03.12.18

Fear of spike in CAD for Jul-Sep quarter

The spike in crude oil prices and higher gold import could widen the current account deficit to 3 per cent of GDP in the July-September quarter of the current fiscal from 2.4 per cent in the preceding...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.12.18

Govt energisers for industry

The new industrial policy, which aims to provide a single-window clearance to projects at industrial zones and easier environmental clearances, could be taken up for cabinet clearance soon.“The cabi...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.11.18

Fiscal deficit past annual budgeted figure

In the first seven months of the current financial year, the government has surpassed the budgeted full-year fiscal deficit target of Rs 6,24,276 crore.On Friday, the government released its monthly a...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.11.18

Before this face, 56-inch chest shrinks

India’s economic growth slowed to a worse-than-expected 7.1 per cent in the second quarter of the current financial (July-September) with clear indications of a deep distress in the agrarian sector....
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury and R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.11.18

Poll brakes on mega trade alliance

The Australians are biding time till the Indian elections next year for the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement — which includes Asean, India, China, Japan Australia and...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in Sydney

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.18

India must lose its obsession with GDP growth

Economic growth has been the mantra of economic development chanted by economists and policy makers for decades. It is supposed to be the key to prosperity and the good life. One obvious implication o...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Rajan too says demonetisation to blame

Raghuram Rajan believes that the demonetisation and a rushed implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) in June 2017 whipped up headwinds that eventually throttled India’s economic growth la...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.11.18

Rahul’s promise: Will not promise Modi’s moon

Rahul Gandhi has sought to draw a sharp contrast between himself and Narendra Modi, insisting that he would never make a false promise and declaring that he wanted to build a trust-based relationship ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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