Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: GDP

Demonetisation, GST take shine off Delhi’s jewellery hub, trigger job distress

Sales fell sharply after November 2016, jewellers say struggling to pay workers who haven’t been sacked.

Delhi gold bangle manufacturing unit owner speaks on job losses due to slowing economy

The owner of a gold bangle manufacturing unit in Old Delhi’s Kucha Mahajani market speaks about job losses due to a slowing economy and other factors like demonetisation and GST.

Growth with inequality

While GDP growth has been discussed there has been a lack of debate about a recent paper about sharply growing inequality in India.

Talk Point: What is to blame for the Indian economic slowdown? How can growth be revived?

As the debate rages over who's to blame for a slowing economy, a panel of eminent experts including Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej, Ajay Shah, Arvind Virmani and Ajit Ranade explain what can be done to revive it.

The sub-seven reality

For India to return to sustained 7 percent growth, it will need serious reform of the kind not attempted so far.

Former RBI governor’s six secrets to unshackling India’s economy

Instead of sweeping reforms,Bimal Jalan advocates smaller changes that will strengthen governmental institutions

Exclusive: Unemployment is low as people have to work to earn, says India’s chief statistician

Amid talk of jobless growth and the urgent need for India to create employment for its millions of young men and women, the Chief Statistician of India, T.C.A. Ananth, says there is not much evidence to show that the unemployment scenario may have worsened in the last three or four years. Anubhuti Vishnoi

TALK POINT: Can official data be fudged? How can we ensure that the credibility of official data is not damaged?

In recent months, many allegations have been made about fudging of official data by government departments in both the centre and the states. How...

It’s agriculture, stupid

Agriculture's share in economic GDP may be below 15 per cent. In the electoral and political equivalent of GDP, it is about 60 per cent. 

On Camera


Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.