Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicEconomic growth

Topic: economic growth

‘Economic growth isn’t lone fix’ — US paper explains how India can curb crime against children

In study published by Levy Economics Institute, scholars from Delhi-based think tank NIPFP say social spending, child budgeting offer more positive outcomes in child protection.

Indian economy looks like a champ while the world struggles. But wait, don’t celebrate yet

Outlook for India seems better than for most others, but growth forecasts are being tempered while inflation picture has got worse. Production numbers are modest, dip in business mood.

Fuel price shock coming, growth to suffer. Govt should roll back tax hikes for consumers’ sake

Material costs for industry will go up, pandemic recovery will take longer. But question is how long oil prices will stay high, with West avoiding sanctions on Russia’s energy sector.

Growth is a big help but India also needs to account for jobs, poverty, health, environment

Modi govt’s approach in Budget may bring growth for few years, despite slowing world economy, rising rates. But problems in areas including education won’t just vanish automatically.

India ‘18-24 months behind schedule’ to achieve $5 trillion economy: Govt advisor Sanjeev Sanyal

Modi govt had in early 2018 announced vision to achieve $5 trillion economy level by the 2025 fiscal, but the domestic economy started losing momentum because of the Covid pandemic in 2020.

5 factors will shape Indian economy in 2022, and you can be cautiously optimistic despite Covid

With both GDP and inflation rising, central banks around the world may hike interest rates leading to instability in financial markets. But it’s not all bad news.

Indian economy shows more signs of recovery as festive season kicks off

Exports rose about 23% year-on-year in September, and imports too jumped. Industrial production expanded 11.9% in August from a year earlier.

India expected to show faster economic recovery in 2022

Strong demand is keeping India on track to achieving world’s fastest growth in the year to March, with new weekly infections dropping to lowest in more than 6 months.

Indian economy needs to fire on 4 engines to grow. But Modi govt is betting on just 2

Steep jump in medium-term growth rates, of the kind projected, needs strong private & govt investment, domestic demand & exports. Govt has bet on growth in own investment, while exports are doing well.

India’s uncertain growth trajectory makes it tough for RBI to tinker with interest rates

There are some early signs of moderation in inflation and a pick-up in growth, but RBI is likely to monitor growth and inflation before a decision on changing rates.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.