Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: GDP

Modi govt better be prepared for a big oil shock

If forecasters are right and oil is headed for $120, we are headed for a sixth price shock — and possibly a sixth economic shake-up.

Unemployment among young and highly educated Indians highest in 20 years, study finds

Unemployment among Indian youth and the highly educated has reached 16 per cent, worst in last 20 years, shows Azim Premji University study.

Rupee crashes to 72 per dollar as India scrambles to halt fall

The currency has set a string of record lows, shadowing India’s optimistic world-beating economic growth.

Indian bond traders shouldn’t be fooled by a fall in inflation

A currency that’s been slipping to a new record almost every day is ensuring that the optimism doesn’t last too long.

China’s growing GDP won’t change the fact that the only currency and bank that matter are American

The newest OECD paper finds that China's growth will have to reconcile with its soon-to-be aging demographic.

GDP growth of 8.2% surpasses expectations, but agriculture prices a cause of concern

Farm loan waivers may actually dis-incentivise banks from lending to agriculture in the long-term.

India’s Q1 GDP grows 8.2%, brings relief to Modi government

Besides base effect, figure indicates recovery in economic activity, especially in the manufacturing sector.  New Delhi: India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew at 8.2 per...

China’s superpower potential could fizzle out before it’s fully realised

Measuring China's growth through a Western rubric is proving inadequate for a country that wants to be "anything but America". 

Read IMF reports to find out how well economy has done under Modi govt: Arun Jaitley

Last 4 years have seen series of reforms, systems have been cleaned up, decisiveness has led to easier decision making and has made the economy stand out.

GDP numbers have become phallic symbols for Congress & BJP

The broader India story does not shine as much as the GDP numbers. But there is no one capturing and presenting the larger picture.

On Camera


Mohan Bhagwat

Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
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'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.