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Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
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Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth

Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.

GDP overestimation claim: Govt must address data pessimism by enlisting independent experts to end confusion
Business

GDP overestimation claim: Govt must address data pessimism by enlisting independent experts to end confusion

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman may do well to call a bunch of former economic advisors and academicians in a special pre-budget session of extended consultations to put an end to the row

108 economists, social scientists from across the world concerned over 'political interference' in statistical data in India
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108 economists, social scientists from across the world concerned over 'political interference' in statistical data in India

The experts also called for impressing upon the government authorities, current and future, and at all levels, to restore access and integrity to public statistics,

Economists, social scientists concerned over political interference in statistical data estimation
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Economists, social scientists concerned over political interference in statistical data estimation

Expressing concerns over "political interference" in influencing statistical data in India, as many as 108 economists and social scientists Thursday called for restoration of "institutional independence" and integrity to the statistical organisations

Unpalatable numbers: 'No regrets about walking out in protest' says statistician who rocked Narendra Modi government
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Unpalatable numbers: 'No regrets about walking out in protest' says statistician who rocked Narendra Modi government

NSC, which was supposed to be the final authority on statistics before they were published, had been repeatedly sidelined by the government

Political bickering over unemployment ignores real crisis; lack of jobs and counter-measures should be focus, not barbs
Business

Political bickering over unemployment ignores real crisis; lack of jobs and counter-measures should be focus, not barbs

Why is the Centre hesitant to release the NSSO report officially when it has maintained that there is job growth in the country, and schemes such as 'Skill India' and 'Make in India' were working to this end?

Govt says NSSO survey citing high unemployment rate in India not final; official report in March
India

Govt says NSSO survey citing high unemployment rate in India not final; official report in March

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, who had previously mounted a defence of lowering of UPA-era GDP growth rates, at a press conference on Thursday said the report cited by the newspaper "is not finalised. It is a draft report".

Narendra Modi in Surat: Speaking of rape as a function of capital punishment numbers is reductive, insensitive
India

Narendra Modi in Surat: Speaking of rape as a function of capital punishment numbers is reductive, insensitive

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave tips to students about coping with exams but, as it turns out, marks have not been his friend as the week progressed

#HowsTheJobs: Congress hits out at Narendra Modi govt over NSSO unemployment data, says Centre failed to fulfil promises
India

#HowsTheJobs: Congress hits out at Narendra Modi govt over NSSO unemployment data, says Centre failed to fulfil promises

Citing the NSSO report, which states that the unemployment rate between July 2017-June 2018 stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, Congress leaders across the spectrum noted the BJP government's various missteps during its tenure.

NSSO data confirms India's jobs crisis: Unemployment at 45-year high of 6.1%, way out is to make economy grow
Business

NSSO data confirms India's jobs crisis: Unemployment at 45-year high of 6.1%, way out is to make economy grow

The problem of unemployment is very serious and the only way to go ahead is to make the economy grow which happens gradually over time.

India's unemployment rate hits 45-year high in 2017-18, joblessness rate touches 6.1: NSSO data
Business

India's unemployment rate hits 45-year high in 2017-18, joblessness rate touches 6.1: NSSO data

The assessment by the NSSO conducted between July 2017-June 2018, showed the unemployment rate stood at 6.1 percent, the highest since 1972-73, the report said.

Congress mourns death of National Statistical Commission, will remembers its fight to release 'untainted' GDP data: P Chidambaram
Politics

Congress mourns death of National Statistical Commission, will remembers its fight to release 'untainted' GDP data: P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram said the party mourns the death of the National Statistical Commission and will remember its valiant fight to release 'untainted' GDP data and employment data

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
India

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
India

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.

GDP back series data row: Arun Jaitley responds to P Chidambaram's Twitter attack, says CSO is a 'credible organisation'
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GDP back series data row: Arun Jaitley responds to P Chidambaram's Twitter attack, says CSO is a 'credible organisation'

Arun Jaitley alleged that the Congress chose to criticise the yardstick by which the GDP back data series was calculated, only after the growth was lowered.

Govt releases GDP back series data: Growth rates for majority of previous 10 years of UPA regime lowered
Business

Govt releases GDP back series data: Growth rates for majority of previous 10 years of UPA regime lowered

The government said that the methodology for preparing the back-series estimates for the year 2004-05 to 2010-11 is largely the same as the methodology followed in the new base

Arun Jaitley blames NPA woes to 'indiscriminate lending' before and after 2008 global credit crisis
Business

Arun Jaitley blames NPA woes to 'indiscriminate lending' before and after 2008 global credit crisis

Jaitley blamed the NPA pile, which is about 12 percent of the system, and the macroeconomic problems of fiscals 2013 and 2014 to the debt-driven growth

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.