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US private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March

US private sector adds 263,000 jobs in March

Private payroll gains in the month earlier were revised down to 245,000 from the originally reported 298,000.

 

PM Modi to meet economists, govt officials Tuesday; budget, demonetisation key issues

PM Modi to meet economists, govt officials Tuesday; budget, demonetisation key issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet economists and senior government officials at NITI Aayog on Tuesday.

PM Modi to meet economists, govt officials today; budget, demonetisation key issues

PM Modi to meet economists, govt officials today; budget, demonetisation key issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet economists and senior government officials on Monday

Opposition pretending to be economists don't understand demonetisation: BJP

Opposition pretending to be economists don't understand demonetisation: BJP

"It takes a lot of guts to do what our Prime Minister has done,” BJP leader Shaina NC told ANI.

Govt may deviate from fiscal deficit path to boost growth

Govt may deviate from fiscal deficit path to boost growth

To promote growth, the government could consider deviating from fiscal deficit path for the next financial year and focus more on public spending, suggested economists at the pre-Budget meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

 

Lack of good economists impacting policy-making: Rajan

Rajan said there is a need for "rigorous fundamentals" in economics based on blood, sweat, tears and toil.

Arun Jaitley takes a jibe at economists, commentators

Taking a jibe at some economists and commentators, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said they change their views according to the evolving situation as it happened in the domestic capital market Monday in the aftermath of the referendum in Greece.

NITI Aayog's maiden meet: PM for taking full advantage of prevailing global environment

NITI Aayog's maiden meet: PM for taking full advantage of prevailing global environment

Modi spoke of the government's recent initiatives, including the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, direct cash transfer of LPG subsidy, and Swachh Bharat.

First meeting of NITI Aayog: PM Modi took views of economists to boost growth

First meeting of NITI Aayog: PM Modi took views of economists to boost growth

In the first meeting of NITI Aayog on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took views of economists to boost growth, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

No deflation risk for Indian economy as yet: Economists

They said that the 'base effect' was the main reason for the falling inflation, which stood at a much higher level a year ago.

RBI policy review on expected lines: Economists

Leading economists on Tuesday said the RBI decision to keep the key policy rates unchanged was on expected lines and expressed hope that with inflation now treading down it would change its policy stance by next month.