Saturday, 25 June, 2022
Topic‪Economy of India‬

Topic: ‪Economy of India‬

BJP infighting ‘another stolen idea’, and what 8th anniversary of Modi govt means for common man

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Inflation in India is at its worst. The poor have no choice in the long run

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Output of eight core sectors grow 3.8% in December last year

Barring crude oil and steel, all sectors recorded positive growth. The sectors had expanded by 3.4% in November last year.

India’s economy picking up pace, industry needs to enhance risk-taking appetite: PM Modi

While addressing CII's annual meeting, Modi assured support to the industry & said that India is receiving record FDI because of reforms done in the last few years.

S&P declares India rating at lowest investment grade for 14th year in row

India's strong external settings will act as a buffer against financial strains despite increased government funding needs in next 24 months, S&P Global Ratings stated.

Indian economy to contract by 7.7% in 2020-21, its worst ever decline, NSO estimates

Construction, manufacturing, mining & services industry like hotels and transportation are to be the worst hit, says first advance GDP estimate released by the National Statistical Office.

Govt open to announcing more measures to boost demand, finance ministry says

Govt has been stressing on the need for a fiscally prudent approach at a time when economists have suggested the Centre should increase spending to revive the economy.

RBI’s March rate cut was biggest surprise in history of monetary policy panel, paper says

India’s rate-setting panel is due to meet in the first week of August as the economy heads toward its first annual contraction in more than four decades.

India to grow between 0 to -2%: Economists lower forecast as 3rd lockdown delays revival

Economists lower forecasts for 2020-21 as they say the extension of the lockdown, even with some relaxations, will adversely impact manufacturing and services. 

‘Life will return’ to Indian businesses in September if all goes well: Sundaram Finance

The prediction is based on the estimate that any policies to alleviate stress will take about four months to percolate through the Indian economy.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Wimbledon court | Twitter/Wimbledon

Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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