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GDP estimates lower due to malnutrition: Study

The paper suggested that expenditure towards the welfare of women and children need to be higher, since the country hosts 50 percent of under-nourished children of the world.

published on : 21st January 2018

India's fiscal deficit may widen to 3.5% in FY19: Report

The report added that overall spending on rural/social schemes is expected to stay stable as a percentage of GDP and policymakers will continue to focus on ensuring the efficiency of public spending.

published on : 21st January 2018

Digital infrastructure to increase threefold in five years: Telecom secretary

Improving the digital infrastructure will help achieve the goal of trebling GDP to USD 7.5 trillion over the next five years.

published on : 19th January 2018

China's economy grows 6.9 per cent in 2017, eclipses official targets

The GDP growth rate eclipsed the official estimates of around 6.5 per cent and even crossed 6.7 per cent witnessed in 2016, which was the slowest in over 25 years.

published on : 18th January 2018

Financial year 2019 growth at 7.1 per cent, Budget unlikely to be populist: Ind-Ra

In its outlook for 2018-19, the agency projected average retail inflation at 4.6 per cent and said inflation trajectory has reversed on rising commodity, especially crude oil prices.

published on : 18th January 2018

GDP growth not justifiable unless benefits reach farmers, says FM Arun Jaitley

The government's priority is to ensure the gains reach the farmers and the growth is visible even in the farm sector, he said at an event. 

published on : 14th January 2018

November Index of Industrial Production data confirms sound manufacturing revival: Official

As per the data released by the CSO, the acceleration in factory output was mainly on account of a robust performance by the manufacturing sector.  

published on : 13th January 2018

HDFC Bank pegs GDP growth higher at 7.3 per cent in FY19 on rural push

The government's official estimate for FY18 growth stands at 6.5 per cent, much lower than what experts would call as the potential.

published on : 10th January 2018

PM Modi's 'economic mismanagement' decelerated growth: Congress

The Congress slammed Narendra Modi for the slowdown in GDP and said the government's gross economic mismanagement decelerated India's growth story.

published on : 10th January 2018

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker seeks bigger EU budget despite Brexit

Brussels proposed increasing the budget from one percent of GDP in the 2014-2020 budget to 1.1 percent of GDP in the next multi-year budget following Britain's departure.

published on : 8th January 2018

Congress leader P Chidambaram says there is economic slowdown, slams Narendra Modi government on jobs

Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday attacked the Narendra Modi government over its management of the economy.

published on : 6th January 2018

Rahul Gandhi mocks PM Modi and Arun Jaitley, calls GDP as 'Gross Divisive Politics'

Attributing the growth of the economy to Jaitley's "genius" and Modi's "Gross Divisive Politics", Gandhi mocked the government over a reduced GDP, this quarter.

published on : 6th January 2018

Economic activity will pick up, manufacturing may see revival in the next fiscal, say experts

While experts feel the manufacturing sector may see some revival in the fourth quarter, the agriculture sector could remain a drag.

published on : 6th January 2018

Per capita income growth to slow in FY18

Income growth of individuals is pegged at 8.3 per cent in the current fiscal, down from 9.7 per cent last year.

published on : 6th January 2018

India's economy in 2017-18 to grow at slowest pace in four years

According to the CSO, GDP growth rate for the first quarter of 2017-18 fell to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent, in what seems to be a direct fallout of demonetisation.

published on : 6th January 2018
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