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Apr 25, 2017
H-1B visa: Trump govt's 'serious actions' cause for worry for IT firms, says Arvind SubramanianIndian technology companies depend on H-1B visas to hire tens of thousands of employees each year for their US operations.
Mar 09, 2017
Why Economic Survey 2017 doesn't have data tables – omission or oversight?The absence of data prevents scholars and analysts from evaluating the gains or losses the economy has suffered over the years.
Mar 06, 2017
Demonetisation: FinMin refuses to reveal whether Arun Jaitley was consulted before announcementThe Finance Ministry has taken refuge under the exemption clause of section 8(1)(a) of the Act to deny the information.
Mar 02, 2017
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian wonders whether Air India should 'exist at all'The point is competition has actually improved Air India's performance, Subramanian said
Jan 31, 2017
Economic Survey takeaways: What it really says about note ban impact, Union Budget 2017The survey is candid in pointing out that there will be a slowdown in growth this year too which will be between 25 to 50 bps lower than their baseline projection of 7%
Jan 31, 2017
Economic Survey has a cure for Narendra Modi govt's biggest headache - job creationThe Survey wants the government to focus on apparel and footwear sectors to boost job creation
Jan 31, 2017
Economic Survey 2017 holds a mirror to Arun Jaitley on demonetisation impactHighlighting the short term pain in the economy, Subramanian is holding a mirror to finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is set to present the Union Budget on Wednesday
Nov 03, 2016
GST tax structure to bring down inflation, says CEA Arvind SubramanianThe GST Council's decision to peg the tax rate on items of mass consumption at 5 percent will bring down prices and soften inflation, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said today.
Sep 23, 2016
GST Council holds first meeting: Centre, states battle it out on many issues but agree on 1 April rolloutThe Council will continue meeting today and deliberate on at least three contentious issues - 'cross empowerment to avoid dual control' and 'threshold' and base year for compensating states for loss of revenue
Sep 16, 2016
Announce higher MSP for pulses, speed up procurement: CEA panelIn a bid to boost pulse output and check prices, the Chief Economic Advisor-led panel today asked the government to immediately announce higher MSP of gram (chana) to Rs 4,000 a quintal for rabi 2016 and Rs 6,000 a quintal for both urad and tur for kharif season 2017.