Eminent economist Subir Gokarn passes away; was one of the youngest to serve as deputy governor of RBI
Gokarn served as the RBI deputy governor from 24 November 2009 to 31 December 2012.
Sounding a note of caution, EAC-PM member Rathin Roy on Monday urged the government to issue a white paper on medium-term fiscal framework, arguing that it would be difficult to meet the Budgetary tax collection target for 2019-20
Arvind Subramanian's claim on overestimation of GDP is exotic research confined to shelf; CSO should focus on improving robustness of data
It was expected that the EAC-PM would rebut the conclusions drawn by the former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian
EAC-PM rejects Arvind Subramanian's claim on over-estimation of GDP, says services, agri sectors ignored in analysis
The paper notes that Subramanian used 17 indicators to express his skepticism about the growth rates after 2011-12.
NITI Aayog's criticism of Rahul Gandhi showcases its descent into political partisanship, casts shadow on its credibility
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar spoke more like a BJP party spokesperson than the head of a policy think tank
EC writes to NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar, asks him to explain comments against Congress' minimum income scheme plan
In an interview, and on his Twitter, Rajiv Kumar had accused the Congress of promising the moon to win elections.
Rahul Gandhi's minimum income scheme will burst fiscal discipline, create incentives against work: NITI Aayog's Rajiv Kumar
Rajiv Kumar said Rahul Gandhi's promise of providing Rs 72,000 annually to five crore families if voted to power will create strong incentives against work.
Budget 2019: Economic advisory panel against deviating from fiscal consolidation; says social sector intervention essential
The statement has come amid speculations that the government may announce packages for farmers and poor and sops for middle class in the budget ahead of general polls.
India's economic growth is expected to remain in the range 7-7.5 percent in the next few years, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) said Friday
On reform front, Surjit Bhalla said the government should consider income transfer instead of higher minimum support price (MSP) and loan waivers
Govt has taken host of reforms, but could have done much more over past four years: EAC-PM member Shamika Ravi
Shamika Ravi emphasised that India will have made its manufacturing sector attractive to compete in global markets
Apart from job creation, the Council has held three meetings so far and deliberated on wide ranging issues including review of macro-economy
India likely to be a $7 trillion economy by 2030, per capita income will be $4,000, says Bibek Debroy
If exchange rate remains what it is today then by 2035-40, India will be $10 trillion economy, says Bibek Debroy
What the economy urgently needs is solutions to come out of the slowdown phase. Among them, demand revival is key