Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicIndian Economy

Topic: Indian Economy

India records best-ever mergers & acquisitions quarter, $82.3 billion pending & completed deals

The spike was led by HDFC Bank's $60 billion all-stock acquisition of Housing Development Finance Corp. in April, which combined India's leading bank and largest mortgage lender.

Expansion in services, core infra growth give leg-up to post-pandemic Indian economy

Surveys show activity in dominant services sector in May rose to highest level in 11 years; erratic weather and virus uptick remain concerns.

Indian economy has a twin deficit problem. To counter it, govt needs to juggle growth & stability

The government will have to do a balancing act, maintaining growth and macroeconomic stability by keeping fiscal and current account deficits within manageable limits.

Off The Cuff with K.V. Subramanian

In conversation with ThePrint Editor-In-Chief Shekhar Gupta at Off The Cuff, former CEA K.V. Subramanian talks about the global economic crisis sparked by the...

Five graphics that tell you all you need to know about India’s 2021-22 GDP data

The government has revised its GDP growth estimate for 2021-22 to 8.7 per cent on account of economic disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and spike in inflation.

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.

India relaxes wheat ban, allows export of consignments registered till 13 May

India put wheat under prohibited category last week to ‘manage the overall food security of the country’.

Modi is a polarising figure and that’s not a bad thing. But we need answers to 3 questions

Concerns of Modi critics are valid, but not enough to justify the horror and fear. TV debates and the press are wrong about why he's so polarising.

Lesser Covid curbs have helped India manage Russia-Ukraine war price pressures

A slew of data from services activity to bank credit pointed to the return of demand last month, holding India’s economic activity steady in March.

Indian economy looks like a champ while the world struggles. But wait, don’t celebrate yet

Outlook for India seems better than for most others, but growth forecasts are being tempered while inflation picture has got worse. Production numbers are modest, dip in business mood.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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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