Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: GDP

Manmohan reminds Karnataka of UPA achievements, attacks Modi govt’s ‘whims & fancies’

The former PM and noted economist cited demonetisation, GST and GDP growth to slam Modi govt, while reminding people of the UPA’s achievements.

After India’s latest GDP revisions, even economists are wondering how credible our data is

The central bank's Department of Economic and Policy Research has flagged considerable volatility in initial estimates of GDP and questioned the veracity of official data.  India’s multiple...

Rural India has earned significantly less since the year Modi came to power, says report

The report points out that though the phase after 2014 has been labelled a period of rural distress, the gap between average growth in rural wages and rural inflation is not so significant.

India’s oil import addiction is the slick to the economy

The country’s reliance on monsoon and oil prices equals a not so sunny current account deficit.

Is India’s successful growth story the reason behind it’s banking crisis?

Statistics point to a peculiar feature of India's high growth phase even as it remains the world's fastest growing economy

India can kiss goodbye to 8 per cent growth if it does not fix its banks

The financial system is still a drag on the economy and underlines the need for improving banking practice, regulation and oversight.

With US-China trade war heating up, the sorry state of India’s exports may worsen

World Bank report expresses concern over falling exports; elevated exchange rate, capital crunch due to GST, among others, seen as major causes.

Met forecast of ‘normal’ monsoon spells good news for BJP ahead of 2019

Farm crisis in poll-bound states of Karnataka, MP and Rajasthan, had made BJP jittery, especially after it suffered reverses in rural Gujarat in 2017 polls.

The weakening of India’s institutions under Modi was last seen during Indira’s time

A well-ordered society that hopes to do well economically and by its citizens, has to strengthen its foundational institutions.

RBI likely to keep policy rates unchanged through 2018, says Asian Development Bank

The ADB report also sees economy recovering to grow at 7.3 per cent in 2018 and 7.6 per cent in 2019, aided by various growth-oriented policy measures.

On Camera


How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.