Fiscal constraints limit Arun Jaitley's manoeuvrability in delivering the budget dressed up for the elections.
Less scope for RBI to cut interest rate with growth picking up, inflation hardening: CEA Arvind Subramanian
The RBI, which is slated to announce the next monetary policy review on 7 February, has maintained status quo on interest rate since August last year
Economic Survey 2018: Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors to spur manufacturing, job creation
Make in India programme was launched on 25 September, 2014 with an aim to make India a global hub for manufacturing
Economic Survey 2018 reveals low tax collections at panchayat level are challenge to fiscal federalism
Economic Survey says panchayats received 95 percent of their revenues from devolved funds from centre/state, while generating only 5 percent from own resources
Experts on Economic Survey 2018: GDP may bounce back to 7-7.5% next year, but there are hurdles on the way
The annual survey was released ahead of the government’s annual Budget statement, due to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.
India's meta-preference for sons led to 21 million unwanted girls, says 'pink' Economic Survey: Punjab, Haryana worst offenders
The pink-coloured Economic Survey observed that the adverse sex ratio of females to males has led to 63 million "missing" women.
The survey cautioned that persistently high oil prices remained a key risk for a country that relies on imports for much of its fuel needs.
The good thing is that during this bull run, the proportion of bakras given the increased size of the Indian economy, has been lower than was the case in 2007-2008.
What may perhaps disturb even those who felt a slight slippage this year is warranted is the Survey’s prognosis for the next fiscal – the return to the fiscal straight and narrow may not happen.
Economic Survey: Rahul Gandhi slams govt over GDP, job creation numbers, takes jibe at 'acche din' slogan
Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at the Modi government after the Economic Survey was released, saying 'Acche Din' are here, except for "minor hiccups" such as a decrease in the growth of GDP, agriculture and job creation
Retail inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.88 percent in November and in December 2015 it was 3.41 percent
Rising NPAs cut banks' lending to real estate sector to 17% in 2016 from 68% in 2013: Economic Survey
Economic Survey says PE funds and financial institutions such as pension funds and sovereign wealth funds have replaced banks as largest source of real estate sector
Economic Survey mentions Sunny Deol's famous dialogue from 'Damini' to highlight ease of doing business hurdles
Economic Services next frontier on ease of doing business is addressing pendency, delays and backlogs in the appellate and judicial arenas
Household savings coming into bank deposits, life insurance funds and shares increased manifold: Economic Survey
Economic Survey says mutual funds witnessed an inflow of over Rs 2.53 lakh crore savings in April-October period of current fiscal
The Economic Survey has a very positive outlook on the economy and observes that there is a large increase in the indirect tax collections and has projected growth for next year at 7-7.5%.
Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself
Economic Survey attributes collapse of Public Private Partnership as reason for massive underinvestment in the infrastructure sector
While 7.5 percent looks achievable it is more likely to be services-driven for at least two more years before investment revives.
As per Economic Survey analysis, new filers reported an average income, in many cases, close to income tax threshold of Rs 2.5 lakh
Jobs, agriculture sector to get big push in Budget 2018, hints Economic Survey; pegs GDP at 6.75% this year: 10 points
Economic Survey says GDP growth has averaged 7.3 percent from 2014-15 to 2017-18, which is highest among major economies of the world
Budget Session 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind stresses on farmer, minority welfare in address to Parliament
Delivering his maiden address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, Kovind said that the Modi government will do everything to empower the minorities