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India facing 'Great Slowdown', economy headed to ICU, says former CEA Arvind Subramanian
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India facing 'Great Slowdown', economy headed to ICU, says former CEA Arvind Subramanian

India is facing a "Great Slowdown" with its economy headed for intensive care unit primarily due to a "second wave" of the twin balance sheet crisis at banks, former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said

IMF may downgrade India's growth forecast significantly in January, says Gita Gopinath; country only emerging market to throw a 'surprise of this kind'
Business

IMF may downgrade India's growth forecast significantly in January, says Gita Gopinath; country only emerging market to throw a 'surprise of this kind'

Gita Gopinath warned that the fiscal situation in India is "challenging" and the country will certainly breach the 3.4 percent deficit target

Nirmala Sitharaman is right; economy is not in a recession yet, but that doesn’t take away pain of slowdown from households
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman is right; economy is not in a recession yet, but that doesn’t take away pain of slowdown from households

A growth slowdown is, of course, a better scenario as compared to the state of recession, just like a recession is always better than a complete collapse of an economy.

Viral Acharya says govt needs to undertake heavy disinvestment program, reduce its reliance on bond markets
Business

Viral Acharya says govt needs to undertake heavy disinvestment program, reduce its reliance on bond markets

The Indian government needs to reduce its reliance on bond markets and undertake a heavy disinvestment programme along with urgently implementing land, labour and agricultural reforms, former RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya said

MPC swings from ‘neutral’ to ‘accommodative’, but the RBI show is a non-event until banks play their part
Business

MPC swings from ‘neutral’ to ‘accommodative’, but the RBI show is a non-event until banks play their part

In the backdrop of falling growth and cooling inflation, it was clear that a rate cut was on the cards.

Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms in second-term, say analysts
Business

Narendra Modi govt needs to prioritise land, labour reforms in second-term, say analysts

The economy is undergoing cyclical downturn at present which has seen a dip in growth to the 7% levels

Land, labour, financial sector reforms needed to improve manufacturing, boost economic growth, says Chief Economic Adviser
Business

Land, labour, financial sector reforms needed to improve manufacturing, boost economic growth, says Chief Economic Adviser

The share of manufacturing in the economy has grown just 1.5 percentage points in the last three years to 18 percent, and good exports have shown little sign of a pick up in the last five years.

Land reforms in India remain a stalled and forgotten agenda; no progress made on CSLR report on issue
India

Land reforms in India remain a stalled and forgotten agenda; no progress made on CSLR report on issue

Seeing the magnitude of the problem of land inequality, the Indian government had initiated land reforms programmes soon after Independence.

India's landless poor: Post-liberalisation era brought in wealth to a stressed economy but did little to end rural poverty
India

India's landless poor: Post-liberalisation era brought in wealth to a stressed economy but did little to end rural poverty

Land reform was a major policy thrust area in the first three decades after Independence during which zamindari was abolished, a land ceiling was imposed and surplus and wasteland were distributed among the landless.

Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform
Business

Revamping agriculture: Govt scores high on intent, patchy on implementation; litmus test will be persuading states to reform

If PM Modi is really serious about doing his bit for agriculture, he and Amit Shah must push BJP governments to execute the needed agriculture reforms.

Four years of Narendra Modi: 10 charts that show how the economy fared under the NDA regime vis-a-vis UPA rule
Business

Four years of Narendra Modi: 10 charts that show how the economy fared under the NDA regime vis-a-vis UPA rule

Will the Narendra Modi magic work in 2019? That is the question staring Indians, and global investors, in the face.

Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi's victory shows BJP has left GST woes behind; but what does it mean for economy?
Business

Gujarat polls: Narendra Modi's victory shows BJP has left GST woes behind; but what does it mean for economy?

BJP can be credited for implementing successfully a plethora of reforms in economy and there is really little left that has not been taken up with alacrity

Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Good show so far, but difficult questions remain unanswered
World

Narendra Modi in Washington, DC: Good show so far, but difficult questions remain unanswered

There are a slew of critical issues all global CEOs are worried about in India but no one would talk about it in the open fearing the wrath of the right wing government that isn’t very open to criticism

Modi 2 years: How investors, market experts rate PM’s big-bang reforms promise
Business

Modi 2 years: How investors, market experts rate PM’s big-bang reforms promise

Equity market experts said Modi indeed had a clear picture with him when he took over as far as the critical reform measures in the to-do list of the NDA government

Land reform failures: Only 5% of India’s farmers control 32% farmland
India

Land reform failures: Only 5% of India’s farmers control 32% farmland

What has largely failed nationwide — with the exception of West Bengal — over 54 years since a land redistribution law was passed, is not likely to improve

Bihar results analysis: Modi has time to correct his course before winter session, says Chidambaram
Politics

Bihar results analysis: Modi has time to correct his course before winter session, says Chidambaram

Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram also said the Bihar results will give more confidence for non-BJP political parties.

 Reforms in land, labour and taxation must, says Jaitley
Business

Reforms in land, labour and taxation must, says Jaitley

The finance minister also said that the reforms can even take place outside Parliament, but there are also legislative reforms for which Parliament must function.

Battle lines: Why BJP states may hold key to Modi's performance as PM
Business

Battle lines: Why BJP states may hold key to Modi's performance as PM

The Modi government has to now narrow down its focus so that it can show positive results in important areas when it goes back to the electorate in 2019.