World  /  Published 19.06.22

Is recession unavoidable?

We are in a double bind right now. Prices are going through the roof but all the signs suggest that the economy is weakening. The answer to higher prices is normally to raise interest rates, but this ...
By Jonathan Perraton in United Kingdom

Education  /  Published 29.03.22

In the dock: University of California

“The residents want their community to stay the same,” he said. “The parents want their students to get into the UC. The legislators want to respond to constituent needs. And then yo...
By Shawn Hubler, Conor Dougherty, Sophie Kasakove

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.04.21

Covid curbs affect Dhanbad eateries

Restrictions imposed by the state government have taken its toll on around 500 restaurants in Dhanbad, already reeling under the impact of Covid-19. The state has ordered markets to be closed at 8 pm...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Sucker punch: India's middle class shrinks

In a recent report, the Pew Research Center in the United States of America found that India has experienced a deep impact of the coronavirus-related economic recession during 2020. According to the r...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.21

Dhanbad traders stare at zero income

Amit Sahu, who runs an electronics shop at Jharia, said markets saw a momentary revival last year from November 25 to December 15 due to the marriage season. “But now we are back to square one. ...


Opinion  /  Published 02.12.20

Gloom deepens: Indian economy in recession

The Indian economy has technically entered a phase of recession, which is defined as two consecutive quarters of decline in real (inflation adjusted) gross domestic product. The first quarter had expe...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 01.12.20

Inflation limits RBI options

High food inflation has made the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) “helpless” in taking measures to boost the economy that is now technically in the midst of a recession. With inflation restrict...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.11.20

Recession: India's first in 24 years

The Indian economy is in recession for the first time in 24 years but the latest available figures also suggest the pandemic-induced contraction is easing off, marked by a pick-up in manufacturing. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.11.20

Bounce back looks brittle

The Indian economy has officially plunged into recession but the contraction in the economy at 7.5 per cent in the second quarter has been less than feared, generating expectations of a quick revival ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.11.20

Recession: signs of turnaround

India’s economy now is officially in recession after posting a second straight quarter of shrinking growth. The economy contracted 7.5 per cent in the three months to September from the same per...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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