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India growth

Arresting slowdown, creating jobs priorities for new government

BJP has won more than 300 seats in the latest polls, bettering its performance in 2014. But the victory has come amid agrarian distress, youth unemployment, anemic growth and troubles in the financial system.

May 24, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

India needs to make efforts to reach double digit growth: EAC-PM member

Ravi also refuted the contention of her EAC-PM colleague Rathin Roy that India could fall into the middle income trap -- a term used by the World Bank to refer to nations that get stuck at a middle level of economic development as they attempt to grow rich.

May 18, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

India's economic growth driven by domestic demand, need to focus on exports: WB

Praising attempts to liberalize markets within India, Hans Timmer, World Bank Chief Economist for the South Asia Region said "that is what is needed to become more competitive."

Apr 08, 2019, 08:57 AM IST

States with highest and lowest production of vegetables in last 4 years

In the last four years, West Bengal topped the chart for the States with Highest Production Of Vegetables.

Mar 29, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

India to grow at 7.3% in 2019, 2020: Moody's

Moody's growth estimates in based on calendar year. India, however, measures its economic growth on the basis of fiscal year (April-March).

Mar 01, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Growth likely to reach 7.5% next fiscal: Chief Economic Adviser

The Reserve Bank of India, in its latest monetary policy review released last week, too projected an economic growth rate of 7.4 percent for the next fiscal.

Feb 15, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

RBI projects 7.4% GDP growth for FY20

The CSO has estimated GDP growth at 7.2 percent for 2018-19.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:43 PM IST

RBI cuts inflation forecast to 2.8% for Q419; 3.2-3.4% for H1FY20

For the third quarter of 2019-20, the inflation target is set at 3.9 percent.

Feb 07, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Cash transfer to farmers, middle-class tax relief to boost growth: Moody's

It said that while the middle-class tax relief will weigh somewhat on direct tax revenues, GST collections will continue to pose risks to indirect tax collections if they fall short of budgeted expectations.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

Crisil pegs FY20 growth marginally high at 7.3%

In FY19, Crisil expects GDP to grow at 7.2 percent.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

India’s overall exports expected to grow in April-September 2018-19

India’s overall exports in April-September 2018-19 are estimated to be USD 265.39 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 17.38 per cent over the same period last year.

Oct 16, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

IMF projects India's growth at 7.3 per cent in 2018, at 7.4 per cent in 2019

If projections are true, then India would regain the tag of fastest-growing major economies of the world.

Oct 09, 2018, 07:35 AM IST

India's economy continues on robust growth path: ADB

Growth remains stable across most of developing Asia due to robust domestic demand, buoyant oil and gas prices and a consolidation of India's growth rebound, it said.

Sep 26, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

Rural India acting as a torchbearer of growth in demand: Harsh Mariwala

Here are the edited excerpts of interview with Harsh Mariwala.

Aug 17, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

IMF forecasts India's GDP to grow at 7.5% in 2019/20 fiscal year

The IMF, in the report published on Tuesday, said the near-term macroeconomic outlook for India is "broadly favourable."

Aug 09, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Strong Indian economy continues to lead global growth: IMF

The IMF Executive Board has forecast India's growth to rise to 7.3 percent in FY2018/19 and 7.5 percent in FY2019/20.

Aug 08, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

ADO published in April had said that India's economic growth will rise to 7.3 percent this fiscal and further to 7.6 percent in the next financial year

Jul 19, 2018, 09:29 AM IST

India's growth remains quite robust into future: IMF

IMF had earlier forecast a growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2018 and 7.5 percent in 2019 for India.

Jul 18, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

IMF projects 7.3, 7.5% growth rate for India in 2018, 2019

The IMF said growth prospects are below average in many countries and asked governments to take steps to ensure economic growth will continue.

Jul 17, 2018, 11:44 AM IST