Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: GDP

RBI retains 7.4% GDP forecast for 2019

Various indicators suggest India's economic activity continues to be robust, says RBI in its monetary policy statement.

Per capita income, human development rankings puncture holes in India’s GDP rise story

GDP per capita of $1,940 shows the average Indian is less prosperous than those in some of our neighbouring countries.

Double-digit earnings growth yet again for Indian equities, suggest analysts

Actual earnings that reinforce forecasts will help justify hope among analysts about market prospects despite headwinds.

Divergent numbers pose a question: What’s the truth about India’s economic outlook?

Nikkei India numbers show an expansionary trend, while CMIE data indicates a continuing fall in economy.

Why India needs to fix GST, publish GDP back-series before trying quick fixes for banks

All kinds of patchwork solutions are in the works for reviving comatose state-run lenders that account for 70 per cent of India's banking sector.

What’s Modi govt ‘hiding’ is the question as GDP growth data under UPA is delayed again

The fresh delay in releasing GDP back-series data has raised doubts over whether growth was better under UPA.

GST is paying off, but budget hole fears stay

Monthly receipts have picked up after GST's chaotic rollout, but are still not strong enough to meet annual tax target.

India’s GDP may see 2.8% dip by 2050 due to climate change: World Bank

Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh to be the worst affected, with a severe fall in living standards, says report.

India’s growth fastest among big economies but it is yet to make a mark on job market

Survey finds hiring in formal job market stagnant; data shows jobs lost not high either as unemployment rate fell to 5.29% in May from 5.64% in April.

Why India is a haven in this emerging-market turmoil

Experts say there's enough demand from the nation's booming middle class to render it relatively immune to external shocks. 

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


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.