It's not a package, but another sham: Rahul Gandhi slams government's stimulus measures

Reacting to the government's stimulus package for the economy, Rahul Gandhi said, 'No family can spend FM's 'economic package' on their living-food-medicine-child's school fees.'

published on : 29th June 2021

'Govt's answer to crisis is to put money in hands of people': Chidambaram's on new stimulus package

Demand will not grow in an economy where jobs have been lost and incomes or wages have been reduced, Chidambaram argued.

published on : 29th June 2021

New measures will help stimulate economic activities, generate employment: PM Modi

The prime minister said more support has been announced for small entrepreneurs and self-employed persons to enable them to not only sustain their business activities but also expand them further.

published on : 28th June 2021

Additional cost of new stimulus package to government Rs 1.2 lakh crore or Rs 60,000 crore?

Sreejit Balasubramanian, India economist at IDFC Mutual Fund, says the immediate fiscal expenditure from today's measures is 0.77% of GDP, of which 0.56% is from measures already announced.

published on : 28th June 2021

Rs 6.3 lakh crore boost with Rs 1 lakh-odd crore spend? FM's stimulus tips its hat to health too

The bottom line was that Monday's Rs 6.3 lakh crore package had little fiscal component, with much of it comprising credit guarantees and the rest involving budget allocations.

published on : 28th June 2021

Acquire land for industries, set aside Rs 3 lakh crore for revival, CII president to Centre

The newly elected CII president said that the government can create common infrastructure in these industrial parks whether it is effluent systems, utilities, etc. 

published on : 22nd June 2021

RBI message to Raisina Hill. Spend!

Circumstance is often an eloquent expression of the imperative for action as perceived potential of double-digit growth has yielded to a veiled sense of foreboding

published on : 30th May 2021

Big US job gain expected, if employers found enough workers

Americans are, on average, flush with cash, thanks in part to $1,400 stimulus checks that have gone to most adults and to savings that many affluent households managed to build up during the pandemic.

published on : 7th May 2021

Cash aid during pandemic is stimulus, not freebie: A Kalaiyarasan

DMK, AIADMK, BJP, and MNM have shown some competitive populism in manifesto, says Kalaiyarasan

published on : 1st April 2021