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GDP growth slows to five-year low at 5.8 per cent in January-March

GDP growth during 2018-19 fiscal stood at 6.8 per cent, lower than 7.2 per cent in the previous financial year.

31 May 2019 6:00 PM

Fiscal deficit lower at 3.39 per cent in 2018-19

Fiscal deficit at the end of March 31, 2019, stood at Rs 6.45 lakh crore as against Rs 6.34 lakh crore.

31 May 2019 5:52 PM

India's economy seen limping behind China as Modi begins second term

A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 pc annually in the quarter ending in March.

31 May 2019 5:17 PM

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says NITI Aayog official

India’s economic growth rate decelerated to a five-quarter low of 6.6 per cent in the last three months of 2018.

31 May 2019 11:43 AM

Ind-Ra expects FY19 GDP growth at 6.9 pc, lower than CSO estimate

The GDP growth was 7.2 per cent during 2017-18.

27 May 2019 3:36 PM


New govt faces challenges of arresting slowdown, creating jobs: Economists

Economic growth slipped to a five-quarter low of 6.6 per cent in October-December 2018.

24 May 2019 2:19 PM

Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan

Modi will also need to deal with increasing frustration over jobs.

24 May 2019 11:11 AM

As election dust settles, jobs, trade, security high on government's to-do list

Unemployment rose to 7.6 per cent in April, the highest since October 2016, and up from 6.71 per cent in March.

20 May 2019 2:35 PM

Land, labour reforms to push economic growth: N K Singh

Central government debt is estimated at 48.9 per cent as a percentage of GDP for 2018-19.

17 May 2019 2:20 PM

Next government seen relying on RBI rate cuts to spur growth

The two finance ministry officials said the government expects at least another 50 bps cut by August.

15 May 2019 3:38 PM


Congress party vows to 'clean up' economic data gathering if wins election

Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data.

14 May 2019 11:35 AM

Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF for 6 billion dollar bailout package

PM Imran Khan’s government came to power last year reluctant to seek what is now expected to be its 13th IMF bailout since the late 1980s.

13 May 2019 12:47 PM

Indian consumers face post-election fuel price shock, economy could be hit

India’s oil import bill rose by nearly one-third in the fiscal year ending Mar 31 to USD 140.5 bn, against USD 108 bn.

27 Apr 2019 11:26 AM

The ‘dark’ side of IoT

The bad news is that cyber criminals are always on the lookout to gain unauthorized access to a network, cloud or device.

23 Apr 2019 4:13 PM

India's growth trajectory holds immense potential for stakeholders: United Nations

Indian economy has been growing over 7 per cent for several years and the forecast for the future is equally robust.

20 Apr 2019 12:23 PM


High growth achieved by India not possible without job creation: Kant

The Niti Aayog CEO also pitched for opening up of mining and coal sectors for boost job creation.

18 Apr 2019 8:52 AM

Some reforms in India show benefits of digitalisation: IMF

India have shown the benefits of digitalisation which has also reduced the opportunities for discretion and fraud, says IMF.

10 Apr 2019 10:42 AM

Need to develop proper matrix to understand changes in economy: Prabhu

Prabhu said that in 1960s and 1970s, the govt used to provide bulk of the jobs and then came the private sector.

09 Apr 2019 11:44 AM

Inflation seen inching up in March, but still below RBI target: report

Consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 2.80 per cent in March, up from 2.57 per cent in February.

09 Apr 2019 11:22 AM

Draft e-commerce policy 'inimical' to USD 1 trillion digital economy goal: IAMAI

The association was also of the view that "the process of making the policy itself was less than inclusive and open,"

08 Apr 2019 7:03 PM