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Services activity falls for sixth month in August as COVID restrictions hurt business

Hoping to avert more economic damage, government said it planned to reopen underground train networks and allow sports and religious events

03 Sep 2020 3:04 PM

Demonetisation led to GDP slump: Rahul Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also accused the government of being responsible for the slump in the economy

02 Sep 2020 11:42 AM

After five-month gap, manufacturing activity gains momentum in August

Although input prices rose at the sharpest pace in nearly two years, firms have cut prices of their goods for four months to boost demand

01 Sep 2020 2:40 PM

RBI rides to rescue, unveils steps to cool rising bond yields

The RBI has allowed an additional 2.5 per cent of deposits for banks as HTM for the second half of the current financial year

01 Sep 2020 12:28 PM

GDP to contract by 18.3% as economy set for weakest quarterly growth in eight years

Economists predict a contraction of 8.1% and 1.0% in the September and December quarters respectively

31 Aug 2020 9:14 AM

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Realty sector expects 60% decline in residential sales volume in FY21

According to Icra, higher rated clients maintained considerable liquidity buffers, which is used to meet project costs and debt obligations

28 Aug 2020 9:17 AM

AA Edit | Economy in freefall, govt must act quickly

Economists like Raghuram Rajan and others have suggested the government to open its purse strings to support the demand

27 Aug 2020 3:15 PM

Extreme risk aversion can be self-defeating: RBI Governor warns banks

Rather than becoming averse to lending, banks have to improve their risk management and governance frameworks, Das said

27 Aug 2020 12:25 PM

Shobhaa De | In search of Idealistic India: It will rise again

Are we shortchanging this generation of intelligent, capable young people?

22 Aug 2020 6:59 PM

Rahul targets govt saying 2 crore jobs lost in last four months

The news report cited by Gandhi claimed that around 1.89 crore jobs were lost due to the coronavirus pandemic

19 Aug 2020 12:58 PM

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RBI increases gold loan-to-value ratio to 90%, interest rates unchanged

Monetary Policy Committee after three days of deliberations voted unanimously to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent

06 Aug 2020 2:52 PM

India's economic recovery at risk as COVID-19 surges, dull outlook deepens: Report

In the quarter just gone by, the Indian economy is forecast to have shrunk 20.0%, the first double-digit contraction

30 Jul 2020 1:28 PM

Why IMF's latest projection on India's economic growth must not come as a surprise

Coronavirus and the consequent lockdown have dealt a body blow to India's economic recovery

27 Jun 2020 3:10 PM

NREGA best tool to ease economic distress caused by virus: Opposition

The Trinamul Congress also said that MNREGA was one of the world’s large social welfare programmes

09 Jun 2020 12:02 PM

Unemployment rate falls to 5.8% in 2018-19, says government report

Economists and industry leaders say India’s unemployment rate has substantially gone up after the over two-month long coronavirus lockdown

05 Jun 2020 10:16 AM

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Lockdown flattened GDP curve, not COVID-19: Rajiv Bajaj

Airing concerns of the industry, Bajaj said India now needs to generate demand for which a stimulus is required for providing cash to people

05 Jun 2020 9:52 AM

AA Edit | Only bold moves can bail out Covid economy

The government has failed miserably by window-dressing old proposals to hoodwink people into believing that they are the new ones

03 Jun 2020 5:54 PM

Moody’s rated Modi’s handling of economy a step above junk, says Rahul Gandhi

He said lack of support to the poor and small and medium industry indicates that the worst is yet to come

02 Jun 2020 3:33 PM

India will definitely get its growth back, path to that is Atma-nirbhar bharat: PM Modi

Speaking at CII's Annual Session, he called on India Inc to rise to the occasion and partner rural India in these testing times

02 Jun 2020 2:09 PM

Even before Covid19, India's economy was slumping

The economy grew by 3.1% in Jan-Mar quarter of 2019-20, against 5.7% at the same time a year ago, the slowest growth in at least eight years

30 May 2020 11:17 AM

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