Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicEconomic Survey 2019

Topic: Economic Survey 2019

GDP grew 6.1% not 6.8% last fiscal but rose to 8.3 % in demonetisation year

National Statistical Office Friday revised India's GDP growth downwards for two financial years while increasing economic growth in year of demonetisation.

C. Raja Mohan speculates Trump-Imran agenda, Nitin Pai wants private sector in space race

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

CEA on ‘virtuous or vicious’ economy, Abhinav Kumar says remove Articles 35A and 370 in J&K

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Water-stressed India could ask its farmers to irrigate less

India is one of the world’s biggest users of ground water and its depleting levels are the main reason for the country’s severe shortages.

Economic Survey hails Modi govt for fine-tuning UPA’s ‘inefficient’ rural job scheme

Economic Survey 2018-19 claims use of technology such as Direct Benefit Transfer and Aadhaar has brought reforms.

Ardhanareshwar, Matsyanyaya, pious duty — religion & mythology meet economics in 2019 survey

K.V. Subramanian’s Economic Survey draws heavily on mythology and religion to talk about dealing with tax evasion, social change, etc.

Economic Survey suggests Modi govt pessimistic about growth, says P Chidambaram

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram said the findings of the economic survey 2018-19 were neither positive nor encouraging.

Blue sky thinking — economic survey’s dictum of uninhibited approach to achieve goals: CEA

Making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024-25 is a goal guided by blue sky thinking, said Chief Economic Adviser KV Subramanian.

Economic Survey pins hope on repeat of 2015 oil prices slump to rescue economy

Oil prices are expected to decline in 2019-20 from the current level, boosting consumption, says CEA K.V. Subramanian’s first Economic Survey.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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