Economic growth

Asian Development Bank lowers India's economic growth forecast for this fiscal to 10 per cent

The Asian Development Bank has downgraded India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 10 per cent.

published on : 20th July 2021

Indian economy needs urgent attention, wordplay can wait

At times one gets the feeling that our PM believes in the magical power of the mantras to the exclusion of all other forms of policymaking and implementation.

published on : 11th July 2021

TN ready for drastic and complete reforms, CM Stalin tells EAC

It is time we should transform Tamil Nadu into a favourable destination for investments in South Asia, says the Chief Minister

published on : 10th July 2021

Pricing water, a bitter pill to swallow?

By providing free water to a certain limit and high prices beyond it, state governments can ensure not just judicious use of water but also its equitable distribution

published on : 5th July 2021

CII pitches for Rs 3 lakh crore fiscal stimulus to push economic growth

The new president said suitable fiscal measures to alleviate the stress of people impacted by the second wave of COVID-19 are the need of the hour.

published on : 17th June 2021

Global economy expected to expand 5.6 per cent in 2021, says World Bank

Tthe World Bank said that at the same time many emerging markets and developing economies continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath.

published on : 8th June 2021

World Bank projects Indian economy to grow at 8.3 per cent in 2021

It also projected growth at 7.5 per cent in 2022 even as its recovery is being hampered by an unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19.

published on : 8th June 2021

Triggering an economic recovery after second wave

What are the policy options before the government to resuscitate the economy from the second shock and speed up growth?  

published on : 2nd June 2021

Ongoing lockdowns may lead to GDP loss of Rs 5-6 lakh crore in Q1 of FY22, say estimates

The projected losses may amount to cuts and bruises on the economy as against last fiscal's broken bones owing to a historic 24% contraction in Q1 of FY21

published on : 25th May 2021

ICRA pegs 2 per cent Q4 GDP growth; FY21 at 8.45 per cent

This would mean that the NSO projection of a double-dip contraction is avoided. The agency has placed the full-year contraction at 8.45 per cent.

published on : 24th May 2021

COVID-19 resurgence bringing renewed challenges for India; GDP growth seen at 9.5 percent: Fitch

While containment measures will weigh on India's ongoing economic recovery, the localised nature of restrictions means that the actual impact is likely to be much less severe relative to lockdown.

published on : 6th May 2021

S&P forecasts 11 per cent growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

In its report on Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions, S&P said the control of COVID-19 remains a key risk for the economy.

published on : 22nd April 2021

China's GDP grows record 18.3 per cent in first quarter after COVID-induced contraction

China’s economic growth surged to 18.3% over a year earlier in the first quarter of this year as factory and consumer activity recovered from the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 16th April 2021

Economist Intelligence Unit calculates 13 per cent growth for India, more than IMF prediction

The forecast of India's growth rate for 2021 is noted to be higher than any other major economy in the world including US which is calculated to be 5.5 per cent.

published on : 14th April 2021

Double whammy: Retail inflation jumps to four-month high, factory output contracts

Policymakers had expected positive GDP growth in January-March to restrict the annual FY21 contraction to 7.5-8 per cent.

published on : 12th April 2021
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