Indian Economy



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GDP, Demonetisation, Central Statistics Office, Indian Economy

Economic outlook may look good but why India can't take it for granted

We are still far behind both China and the US in absolute terms and constant bank frauds need urgent fixing.


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Indian Economy, Finance Ministry, Narendra Modi, Union Budget 2018

What should we expect from the Union budget 2018?

We cannot expect any major changes in terms of the taxation on consumption.


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GDP, Indian Economy, Arun Jaitley, GDP growth

India’s GDP growth at 6.3 per cent in September quarter is underwhelming but expected

Though it’s better than the 5.7 per cent registered in the last quarter, the current rate will limit the annual average to 6.5 per cent.


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Urjit Patel, Indian Economy, Demonetisation, Bank recapitalisation

Pumping Rs 2.11 lakh crore into India's banks will not guarantee jobs

The move will end up becoming another burden on the public as the government has limited sources of raising money.


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Indian Economy, Job Loss, Narendra Modi, Government advertisement

Newspaper reports show govt ad openly lies on how demonetisation was a success

While the advertisement featuring Modi claims India's poor are getting better jobs, data shows the picture is grim.


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Indian Economy, Modi government, Demonetisation

Demonetisation was a major success. Why can't India have another one?

If you’re a farmer or small trader who doesn’t have accounts in Panama then you deserve to perish.


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Modi government, Indian Economy, Demonetisation

One year of demonetisation: 5 questions Modi government must answer now

The nation stood to the test of purge; what about you, dear government?


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Indian Economy, Gujarat Polls, Congress, BJP

Why BJP and Congress need to discard banter on nationalism and get on with the present

People need jobs, schools and hospitals in lieu of the colossal spend on statues or lectures on itihaas.


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BJP, Indian Economy, Hasmukh Adhia, GST

Hasmukh Adhia’s ‘GST needs rejig’ realisation has come at a huge price

This is as close as the Revenue Secretary can get to saying that the implementation of ‘tax reform’ has been a disaster.