BJP credits Modi for hike in growth rate, says it's beginning of good days

BJP on Friday credited the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the steps taken by the new government for the increase the country's growth rate to 5.7 per cent for the April-June quarter, saying it heralds the beginning of good days promised by the party.

Growth of Gujarat stunted under Narendra Modi: Scindia

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday said the growth rate of Gujarat has halved under the leadership of Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Indian economy to grow at 5.5 per cent: PM

Indian economy will grow at about 5.5 per cent in the current fiscal year and the first quarter numbers are expected to be relatively flat, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday.

Kerala: Low birth rate turns more schools `uneconomic`

As growth rate of population continues to fall in Kerala over the years, more schools have become `uneconomic`.

US adds 236,000 jobs, unemployment falls to 7.7 %

US employers increased hiring in February, adding 236,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.7 per cent from 7.9 per cent in January.

World Bank lauds Bihar`s high growth rate

A senior officer of World Bank on Wednesday praised the high growth rate achieved by Bihar.

Bihar’s overall growth rate 16.71%: Modi

Bihar has recorded overall growth rate of 16.71 per cent during 2011-2012, the highest in the past five years.

Bihar to outpace its own growth rate: Nitish

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said the state would attain higher growth rate this
fiscal than last year`s 14.5 per cent which was highest in the
country.

Economy to be back at 9pc growth rate by 2011: S&P

The economy would get back to nine per cent growth rate by 2011, says an article by the global rating agency Standard & Poor`s, an estimate higher than other agencies

India`s growth rate to accelerate to 6.5% in 2010: IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
today said India`s economic growth rate will accelerate to 6.5
per cent in 2010 on account of robust domestic demand and
rising private investment.

Growth rate of 9% unlikely in near future: PMEAC

The Indian economy is unlikely to
return to nine per cent growth level in the near future as the
global slowdown may continue for some more time, says Prime
Minister`s Economic Advisory Council member Govinda Rao.