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Industrial production declines 10.4% in July; capital goods, consumer durables see max contraction
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Industrial production declines 10.4% in July; capital goods, consumer durables see max contraction

Manufacturing sector, which constitutes 77.63 percent of the IIP, recorded a decline of 11.1 percent in July as against a growth of 4.8 percent in same month last year

Infra projects' cost overrun crosses Rs 4 lakh-cr mark over delays in land acquisition, forest clearance: Report
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Infra projects' cost overrun crosses Rs 4 lakh-cr mark over delays in land acquisition, forest clearance: Report

As many as 388 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have been hit by cost overruns of more than Rs 4 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, according to a report

'You want to escape by insulting north Indians': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Union minister Santosh Gangwar's remarks on unemployment
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'You want to escape by insulting north Indians': Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Union minister Santosh Gangwar's remarks on unemployment

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slammed Union minister Santosh Gangwar for belittling North Indians.

BJP government should accept ‘historic slowdown’ of country's economy, work towards resolving it, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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BJP government should accept ‘historic slowdown’ of country's economy, work towards resolving it, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday criticised the BJP-led central government over 'historic slowdown' in the economy

As many as 345 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.28 lakh cr; land acquisition, forest clearance cited as reasons
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As many as 345 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.28 lakh cr; land acquisition, forest clearance cited as reasons

The expenditure incurred on these infra projects until April 2019 is Rs 8,84,906.88 crore, which is 40.94 percent of the anticipated cost of the projects

About 340 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.3 lakh cr over delays, other reasons: Mospi report
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About 340 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.3 lakh cr over delays, other reasons: Mospi report

As many as 340 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have shown cost overruns to the tune of over Rs 3.3 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, a report said

EAC-PM to come out with point-by-point rebuttal of former CEA Arvind Subramanian's claims on GDP numbers
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EAC-PM to come out with point-by-point rebuttal of former CEA Arvind Subramanian's claims on GDP numbers

The Economic Advisory Council to the prime minister on Wednesday refuted the claims of former CEA Arvind Subramanian regarding overestimation of GDP numbers and said it will come out with a point-by-point rebuttal in due course

Rao Inderjit Singh: Former shooter now MoS (Independent Charge) of Statistics and Programme ministry, also gets Planning
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Rao Inderjit Singh: Former shooter now MoS (Independent Charge) of Statistics and Programme ministry, also gets Planning

Rao Inderjit Singh is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning in the second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Members who quit National Statistical Commission never expressed reservations during meetings: Stats ministry
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Members who quit National Statistical Commission never expressed reservations during meetings: Stats ministry

The government on Wednesday said that the members of the National Statistical Commission (NSC), who resigned recently, had never expressed their concerns in any of the meetings of the Commission in the last few months

Stats ministry calls PC Mohanan, JV Meenakshi for meeting after duo quit National Statistical Commission
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Stats ministry calls PC Mohanan, JV Meenakshi for meeting after duo quit National Statistical Commission

PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi were the only remaining non-government members in the National Statistical Commission. Mohanan said the disagreement with the Centre on the release of the annual jobs report of 2017-18 was one of their reasons.

Two members of National Statistical Commission quit; PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi resign over disagreement with govt
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Two members of National Statistical Commission quit; PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi resign over disagreement with govt

Two independent members of the National Statistical Commission, PC Mohanan and JV Meenakshi, have resigned over a disagreement with the government on certain issues, an official said on Tuesday.

EPF schemes add more than 1.45 crore new subscribers in one year; 91 lakh cease to be members of retirement fund scheme
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EPF schemes add more than 1.45 crore new subscribers in one year; 91 lakh cease to be members of retirement fund scheme

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has been bringing out the employment-related statistics in the formal sector since April, 2018 covering the period September 2017 onwards.

CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development funds
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CIC recommends legal framework to ensure MPs' accountability for utilisation of local area development funds

The case came before the CIC as two RTI applicants could not get information about the usage of MPLADS fund of their respective MP.

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

GDP back series data: National Statistical Commission seeks public comment on panel report
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GDP back series data: National Statistical Commission seeks public comment on panel report

The government has maintained that the GDP Back Series Report 2011 was an unofficial document that has not been accepted by it.

GDP data showing high economic growth during UPA years 'not official estimates', says Ministry of Statistics
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GDP data showing high economic growth during UPA years 'not official estimates', says Ministry of Statistics

The Ministry of Statistics said that the GDP data released this week that indicates that the country did well economically during the UPA years are not the "official estimates"

Back series GDP figures are not official estimates; formal data will be released later: Ministry of Statistics
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Back series GDP figures are not official estimates; formal data will be released later: Ministry of Statistics

The National Statistical Commission (NSC) too said the methodology for back-casting GDP series is "work in progress" and yet to be finalised.

BJP, Congress spar over economy: P Chidambaram claims UPA govt delivered highest growth, saffron party disagrees
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BJP, Congress spar over economy: P Chidambaram claims UPA govt delivered highest growth, saffron party disagrees

Congress leader P Chidambaram claimed that UPA government delivered the best growth in decades but BJP disagreed saying that UPA years were marked by inflation

Five states home to over 50% of India's slums: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar top list
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Five states home to over 50% of India's slums: Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar top list

The top five states — Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Bihar — by number of slums per 100 households are also the only states/union territories with more than 10 percent of their population living in slums