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Nov 26, 2018
Q2 GDP growth likely to slow to 7.5-7.6%, says SBI research report; data to be out on FridayThe GDP growth at constant prices (2011-12) was 8.2 percent in the April-June quarter of 2018-19.
Feb 28, 2018
This is what Narendra Modi govt needs to do to make India a $5-trillion economyAccording to a World Bank report, government spending as a percentage of GDP has averaged at 10.29 percent between 1960 and 2016.
Feb 19, 2018
NITI Aayog's new monitoring framework a game changer for ministries, says expenditure secretaryThere is some monitoring of large infrastructure projects, but that happens with a lag.
Jan 23, 2018
US shutdown ends: A history of US government impasses in the last two decadesHere's a look at recent US government shutdowns, their causes and impact.
Oct 11, 2017
Economic slowdown: Investment unlikely to pick up before FY20 even if govt spends more, says reportDespite the higher govt spending due to incremental revenues on account of GST, we believe govt spending alone will have limited ability to revive the overall investment cycle unless there is a revival in corporate capex performance, India Ratings said.
Sep 25, 2017
GDP decline: Economy needs tariff cuts, weaker rupee not govt spending boost, says Arvind PanagariyaArun Jaitley last Wednesday had said the government is considering additional measures to bolster the economy without giving details on the likely steps
Sep 23, 2017
GDP decline: Fiscal stimulus is already on, why doesn’t the govt try lowering taxes?Fiscal stimuli flatter to deceive. It does help in pushing up economic growth initially, but ends up creating more problems
Jun 19, 2017
Cement consumption to outpace supply in next 3 fiscals as govt's thrust on infra spending to boost growth: CrisilIncremental demand for cement is seen doubling to 48 million tonne (MT), but incremental supply is seen moderating by a fifth to 31 MT from 39 MT
Jun 13, 2017
IIP at 3.1%, CPI down to 2.18%: Why the data is egg on face of RBI, rate panelA closer look at the January-March GDP numbers show that except for government spending and growth in agriculture (thanks to good rains last year), no major segments showed any promise
Jul 30, 2015
Corruption uncovered: Kenya auditor exposes government misspendingOnly one percent of Kenyan government spending can be properly accounted for, according to a report by the country's auditor-general released just days after US President Barack Obama warned corruption was holding the country back.