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India  /  Published 31.01.20

Data mismatch on education spending

The Economic Survey for 2019-20 contains an unexplained oddity relating to education expenditure in 2015-16, perplexing statisticians and economists, while painting a rosy picture of increased spendin...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.01.20

Govt forecasts 2019-20 GDP to grow at 5%

The Indian economy is estimated to grow at 5 per cent in 2019-20 as against 6.8 per cent in the previous fiscal, according to government data.The decline has been mainly on account of deceleration in ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.12.19

Factory output shrinks 3.8%

Showing signs of economic slowdown, industrial output contracted for the third consecutive month in October to 3.8 per cent as production in manufacturing, mining and electricity fell.According to the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.19

Economic issues are becoming too alarming to deny

It is time for the winter session of Parliament. The Narendra Modi government can claim some achievements on the political front, such as the closure of the Ayodhya dispute with the unambiguous Suprem...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Consumption survey junked

The Narendra Modi government said on Friday it was junking an all-India survey on household consumption expenditure in 2017-18 because of “data quality issues”.The announcement came on a day Busin...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


India  /  Published 12.10.19

Industry output slips into negative

Factory output shrank 1.1 per cent in August, deepening concerns about the acuteness of India’s economic slowdown and raising questions about the Narendra Modi government’s ability to arrest the s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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