Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicGDP growth rate

Topic: GDP growth rate

Modi govt is finally getting real on the economy

Modi govt has woken up to the scale of the problem facing India's economy but it shouldn't always count on lucky breaks like RBI handouts.

Modi 2.0 needs to undo the damage done to the economy by UPA & his own first term

Businesses aren’t investing thanks to mistakes made by UPA. But Modi 1.0 must share the blame for muted financial reforms, partisan telecom policy etc.

India’s GDP growing faster than global average, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured that India has not lost its reforms momentum, and said it will remain at the top of her ministry's agenda.

Moody’s cuts India’s 2019 GDP growth forecast to 6.2 % from 6.8%

For the next calendar year, Moody's Investors Service reduced the growth estimate to 6.7 %.

Financial sector needs bold reform to fix slowdown. Modi govt has time & numbers to do it

The 1991 liberalisation left the financial sector unreformed. The uncompetitive finance system whose growth depends on taxpayer bailouts needs to be replaced.

Is the 2019 Economic Survey being excessively optimistic about India’s economy?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Thursday tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament. The document was prepared by Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian.

When did India’s slow growth become a stick to beat Hindu religion with? Long ago

Ex-CEA’s report on growth rate plays into politicisation of economic debate, which is fast turning communal with Hinduphobia driving the forces.

Former CEA lowers GDP to 4.5% in 2011-12 to 2016-17 period & Vivek Katju on Pakistan

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At 5.8%, Q4 GDP growth is worse than expected, leaves no time for Sitharaman to settle in

Full year GDP growth for FY19 came in at 6.8%, marking second consecutive year of growth slowdown for Indian economy under Modi govt.

Modi govt overestimated nominal GDP, tax buoyancy. Result — huge tax collection shortfall

India’s tax shortfall for fiscal 2019 is estimated at Rs 1.5 lakh crore, despite the absence of any macroeconomic shocks.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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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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