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Opinion  /  Published 13.09.20

Growth pangs

By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.20

At risk: 100% literacy still a far cry

With the passing of another International Literacy Day, India needs to confront the problem of its literacy levels. A report based on a 2017-18 survey by the National Statistical Office puts the count...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 03.09.20

Off the rails: Floundering Indian economy

The Indian economy is floundering. Before the National Statistical Office came out with its macroeconomic data for the first quarter ended June 30, there was only an academic curiosity in the pundits&...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 27.07.20

First Choice: 'English' education

The writing on the wall is clear — and so is the language it is in. The National Statistical Office’s latest all-India survey has shown that the preference for English as a medium of instr...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.19

Our children are far from immune

The shields appear to be down. Full immunization of children has been stagnant at about 60 per cent since 2015, according to the latest survey by the National Statistical Office. What makes this figur...
By The Editorial Board in


Business  /  Published 12.12.19

Retail inflation rises to 5.54% in November

Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 per cent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices.The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.62 per cent in...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Double jolt to green shoots

Retail inflation soared in January to 7.59 per cent — the highest level since May 2014 — while factory output shrank by 0.3 per cent in December, darkening growth prospects in an economy that is l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.05.19

Data outfits to merge

The Modi government —whose first term was marred by questions raised on economic data credibility — issued orders to merge the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) and the Central Statistics Offic...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 31.12.19

A study of tourism trends

The field operations division of the ministry of statistics and programme implementation will conduct a socio-economic survey on domestic tourism expenditure (DTE) and multiple indicators this year.Th...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Economic growth slowest in 26 quarters

The Narendra Modi government’s bluster on the state of the Indian economy was bottled on Friday after the National Statistical Office (NSO) came out with data that showed growth in the second quarte...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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