Business  /  Published 07.10.20

Renewed calls for economic fiscal stimulus

The economy needs continued fiscal stimulus to get back on a growth path, says Pronab Sen, chairman of the standing committee on statistics and programme implementation. Without stimulus the growth r...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.09.20

IIM: drop in applicants

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

Covid-hit economy tightens trafficking noose

The cash crunch, resulting from a Covid-induced economic slump, is getting starker. And so is the vulnerability of daughters. Over 70 child marriages have been averted in two districts of Bengal sinc...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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


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