Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicK.V. Subramanian

Topic: K.V. Subramanian

‘MGNREGA workers not likely to own 4-wheelers’: CEA on why Modi govt unlikely to cut fuel tax

In an interview to ThePrint, CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian explains reasons behind the govt opting to reduce taxes on imported food items like edible oil but not on petrol or diesel.

Subramanian vs Subramanian: CEA rejects predecessor’s claims of India overestimating growth

Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian had argued that India’s growth may have been overestimated by 2.5 % points every fiscal between 2011-12 and 2016-17.

Economic Survey pins hope on repeat of 2015 oil prices slump to rescue economy

Oil prices are expected to decline in 2019-20 from the current level, boosting consumption, says CEA K.V. Subramanian’s first Economic Survey.

Loan waiver a bad idea, but PM-Kisan will help farmers in real need: CEA K.V. Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser K.V. Subramanian says Modi government has laid the foundation for sustained economic growth in the last five years.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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