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GDP falls to 5%: Urgent economic reforms needed, but Centre's attention fixed on Ayodhya, Assam and Kashmir
India

GDP falls to 5%: Urgent economic reforms needed, but Centre's attention fixed on Ayodhya, Assam and Kashmir

Unless very high growth is revived, India’s journey towards eliminating poverty and dependence will halt.

GDP growth slips to 5%: There may be more bad news coming before things get better; economy must be sole focus now
Business

GDP growth slips to 5%: There may be more bad news coming before things get better; economy must be sole focus now

India could have been on a stronger wicket if the first Narendra Modi government had not missed several opportunities to strengthen the economy (this is not to take away from the few reforms it did undertake).

Experts hope another 25 bps rate cut by Reserve Bank for fourth time in a row to boost economic activities
Business

Experts hope another 25 bps rate cut by Reserve Bank for fourth time in a row to boost economic activities

The MPC, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, is deliberating on the macro-economic situation, and is scheduled to announce its third bi-monthly policy on Wednesday

GDP growth slows to five-year low at 5.8% in January-March quarter; economy grew at 6.8% in FY19
Business

GDP growth slows to five-year low at 5.8% in January-March quarter; economy grew at 6.8% in FY19

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) also revealed that GDP growth during 2018-19 fiscal stood at 6.8 percent, lower than 7.2 percent in the previous financial year

FICCI survey puts Q4 GDP growth at 6.5%; CSO to declare official number tomorrow
Business

FICCI survey puts Q4 GDP growth at 6.5%; CSO to declare official number tomorrow

India's GDP likely grew 6.5 percent in the fourth quarter ended March 2019, said an economic outlook survey of industry chamber FICCI on Thursday

11.38 lakh jobs created in March in formal sector; around 1.48 crore jobs generated in FY 2018-19: ESIC data
Business

11.38 lakh jobs created in March in formal sector; around 1.48 crore jobs generated in FY 2018-19: ESIC data

The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) did not provide gross new enrolments for March 2018

Finance ministry begins consultation with industry bodies in run-up to 2019-20 Budget
Business

Finance ministry begins consultation with industry bodies in run-up to 2019-20 Budget

The government had on 1 February unveiled interim Budget for 2019-20 in view of the Lok Sabha elections

Job creation dipped 6.9% in January to 11.23 lakh, reveals payroll data of Employee State Insurance Corporation
Business

Job creation dipped 6.9% in January to 11.23 lakh, reveals payroll data of Employee State Insurance Corporation

Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) provides health insurance and medical services to its insured persons covering all those establishments which have 20 or more workers and all those employees whose monthly wages are up to Rs 21,000.

108 economists, social scientists from across the world concerned over 'political interference' in statistical data in India
Business

108 economists, social scientists from across the world concerned over 'political interference' in statistical data in India

The experts also called for impressing upon the government authorities, current and future, and at all levels, to restore access and integrity to public statistics,

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2% from 6.7% estimated earlier, says CSO data
Business

GDP growth rate for 2017-18 revised upwards to 7.2% from 6.7% estimated earlier, says CSO data

Earlier, the CSO in its advance estimate had pegged the GDP growth rate for 2018-19 at 7.2 percent

Industrial growth falls to 17-month low of 0.5% in November on contraction in manufacturing sector; power output grows
Business

Industrial growth falls to 17-month low of 0.5% in November on contraction in manufacturing sector; power output grows

The manufacturing sector, which constitutes 77.63 percent of the index, recorded a contraction of 0.4 percent in November as against a growth of 10.4 percent a year ago.

Agriculture, manufacturing to push GDP growth to 7.2% in 2018-19; per capita net national income rises 11%: CSO
Business

Agriculture, manufacturing to push GDP growth to 7.2% in 2018-19; per capita net national income rises 11%: CSO

In terms of GDP, the rates of GFCE at current and constant (2011-12) prices during 2018-19 are estimated at 11.5 percent and 11.0 percent, respectively.

India's GDP to grow at 7.2% in FY19 on improved performance of agriculture, manufacturing sector, reveals CSO data
Business

India's GDP to grow at 7.2% in FY19 on improved performance of agriculture, manufacturing sector, reveals CSO data

The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2 percent in 2018-19, a tad higher from 6.7 percent in the previous fiscal, mainly due to improvement in the performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors, the Central Statistics Office said Monday

GDP back series data row: Former CEA Arvind Subramanian calls for expert review to solve 'puzzle' of revised figures
Business

GDP back series data row: Former CEA Arvind Subramanian calls for expert review to solve 'puzzle' of revised figures

Subramanian, who criticised demonetisation in his new book titled 'Of Counsel: The Challenges of the Modi-Jaitley Economy', was, however, evasive when asked if he was consulted in the decision-making process on note ban.

GDP growth slows to 3-quarter low of 7.1% in Q2 on account of poor performance in mining and agriculture sector
Business

GDP growth slows to 3-quarter low of 7.1% in Q2 on account of poor performance in mining and agriculture sector

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices (2011-12) had grown at 6.3 percent in the July-September quarter of last fiscal

GDP back series data row: Arun Jaitley responds to P Chidambaram's Twitter attack, says CSO is a 'credible organisation'
Politics

GDP back series data row: Arun Jaitley responds to P Chidambaram's Twitter attack, says CSO is a 'credible organisation'

Arun Jaitley alleged that the Congress chose to criticise the yardstick by which the GDP back data series was calculated, only after the growth was lowered.

GDP back series data: Twitter reactions on govt revising numbers range from 'joke' to 'jugglery' to 'manipulation'
Business

GDP back series data: Twitter reactions on govt revising numbers range from 'joke' to 'jugglery' to 'manipulation'

The GDP back series data revision by the government on Wednesday has had some divergent and some strident views on Twitter.

Govt releases GDP back series data: Growth rates for majority of previous 10 years of UPA regime lowered
Business

Govt releases GDP back series data: Growth rates for majority of previous 10 years of UPA regime lowered

The government said that the methodology for preparing the back-series estimates for the year 2004-05 to 2010-11 is largely the same as the methodology followed in the new base

India's Q1 GDP grows at 8.2% on upswing in manufacturing and construction activity; beats estimates
Business

India's Q1 GDP grows at 8.2% on upswing in manufacturing and construction activity; beats estimates

The gross domestic product (GDP) at constant (2011-12) prices in the first quarter of 2018-19 is estimated at Rs 33.74 lakh crore, as against Rs 31.18 lakh crore in Q1 of 2017-18