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Apr 15, 2019
Modi govt achieved 'major successes' in social schemes, made 'unprecedented progress' in tackling corruption: Arvind PanagariyaFormer NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya said the Narendra Modi government has achieved 'major successes' in social sector programmes like the Ayushman Bharat, PM-Kisan and rural electrification.
Apr 10, 2019
Finance minister Arun Jaitley addresses global investors on reforms, economic outlookFinance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is visiting the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting, addressed investors in New York on issues concerning reforms and economic outlook
Apr 09, 2019
Narendra Modi to News18: Demonetisation was needed to speed up formalisation of economy, move boosted growthModi said that it’s a matter of pride for the country that global agencies like World Bank and IMF have unanimously hailed India as the fastest growing major economy in the world
Apr 08, 2019
India's economic growth driven by domestic demand, need to focus on exports: World BankIndia's overall growth was "too much" driven by domestic demand, which resulted in double digit growth of imports, and 4-5% growth in exports
Apr 06, 2019
World Bank board elects Donald Trump nominee David Malpass as next president, to start new role next weekDavid Malpass said he would uphold the bank's commitment to reducing poverty in the poorest countries and to fight climate change
Apr 05, 2019
Indus Waters Treaty: Partition to Cold War and drought, how India lost hydro disciplining tool against PakWould India have agreed so readily to the Indus Waters Treaty if she had not needed to be in the World Bank’s good books? That’s a question only history can answer.
Mar 22, 2019
India one of world's fastest growing large economies, more reforms needed to sustain high growth: IMFIMF communications director Gerry Rice on Thursday said that India has of course been one of the world's fastest growing large economies of late, with growth averaging about seven percent over the past five years.
Mar 20, 2019
Economists vs accountants debate: Vitriolic attack is not need of hour; time to work on credible dataBy a curious coincidence, most of the contentious data series which present an opposite view of an otherwise somber picture have come at a pre-elections time.
Mar 18, 2019
131 CAs debunk concerns of economists over political interference in data estimation; claim country poised for higher growthThe appeal by the economists come against the backdrop of controversy over revision of gross domestic product numbers and withholding employment data by the NSSO.
Mar 07, 2019
Raghuram Rajan's new book: An economist tells us why it is critical to preserve communities left behind by markets and StateFor Rajan, populist nationalism is an impediment to market freedom and hence limits the economic prosperity of developing countries.