Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 19:20
Poor performance of natural gas, petroleum refinery products and fertiliser pulled down core sector growth to 1.7 percent in November from 5.8 percent a year ago.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 18:15
Reflecting pick up in industrial activity, the core sector industries recorded 8 percent growth in September, highest in the past 11 months.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 18:09
Growth in eight infrastructure industries slowed to 2.3 percent in May mainly due to contraction in crude oil, natural gas, coal and fertiliser output.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 19:20
Reflecting slowdown in the economy, the growth rate of core infrastructure industries slipped to a decade low of 2.6 percent in 2012-13 mainly on account of declining output of crude oil and natural gas.
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 13:45
Dragged down by natural gas and fertilisers sectors, the eight core industries shrank 2.5 percent in February, a worst ever performance in decades, which is likely to result in muted overall factory output numbers.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 18:05
Contraction in the output of natural gas, coal and fertiliser has slowed down the growth of eight core sectors in December 2012 to 2.6 percent, which may have a bearing on the overall industrial production.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 21:38
Reflecting a slowdown, the growth of eight core sectors slipped to 3.6 percent in June, weighed down by contraction in natural gas, fertiliser and steel output.
Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 16:24
In a silver lining for flagging Indian economy, eight core sectors posted a higher growth rate of 4.6 percent in May against a dismal 2.2 percent expansion rate in the previous month.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 15:56
Showing clear signs of slowdown in the Indian economy, the growth rate of eight core sectors halved to 2.2 percent in April on account of sharp dip in output of natural gas and fertilisers.
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