Business  /  Published 09.09.20

Stimulus demand from industry

India’s travel and tourism industry and the entire value chain is likely to lose around Rs 5 lakh crore, or $65.57 billion, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hotel occupancy is likely to be at ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.09.20

Indian economy grim outlook

A bunch of forecasts released on Tuesday indicate the pandemic will create a greater havoc on the Indian economy than feared initially. All the three numbers from Fitch Ratings, India Ratings and Res...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.09.20

Cong lines up House questions for PM

The Congress leadership believes Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pushed India into a deep crisis with Rahul Gandhi likening him to the captain of the Titanic, the ship that broke into pieces after hi...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.08.20

Jobs: Youth Cong launches stir

The Youth Congress on Saturday launched the second phase of its nationwide “Rozgar Do (Give Employment)” campaign. The Youth Congress will mobilise jobless youths, hold demonstrations, ru...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

Recovery likely to be V-shaped

India will see a sharp V-shaped recovery in the third and fourth quarter of the current fiscal, but GDP in 2020-21 would ultimately contract as the coronavirus lockdown has led to serious demand and s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.07.20

Fiscal stimulus tied to vaccine release: CEA

Chief economic adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Tuesday said the government was open to another round of fiscal stimulus but stressed on its timing as central support in itself may not push consum...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.07.20

Economy: Data belies FM claim

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman says the Modi govt is starting to see green shoots of recovery in a pandemic-battered economy in some high frequency data – and surprisingly suggested that it...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Slump and work from home hit guards

The ubiquitous security guard fraternity in the city is facing a crisis as most offices, housing complexes and commercial establishments have reduced their numbers as a cost-cutting measure to cope wi...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.11.19

GDP growth dips to 4.5%

India's economic growth slipped further to hit an over six-year low of 4.5 per cent in July-September, according to the official data released on Friday.The previous low was recorded at 4.3 per cent i...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.19

Another blow

The current economic slowdown in India has been largely fuelled by the dip in rural demand, the sharpest since 1972-73. The sale of goods like tractors and two-wheelers and that of relatively cheaper ...
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