Articles about Indian Economy
24 Aug 2021
COVID-induced economic slowdown caused 1 lakh infant deaths in India
India recorded a third of global excess infant deaths in 2020 due to COVID-induced economic slowdown, a World Bank study has found.
26 Jul 2021
Spike in rural unemployment; urban unemployment rises marginally: CMIE
Rural India is witnessing a spike in the weekly unemployment rate, according to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
31 May 2021
Amid COVID-19 outbreak, India's GDP contracts 7.3% in FY2020-21
As the second wave of COVID-19 has disrupted regular life, India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted 7.3% in the financial year 2020-21, data shared by the government showed on Monday.
28 May 2021
Coronavirus: As second wave 'downsizes', economists warn of job crisis
India on Friday reported 1.86 lakh new COVID-19 cases along with 3,660 more deaths. The number of new infections was the lowest in 44 days.
18 May 2021
Economy will improve after a critical mass is vaccinated: Expert
India's economy will do well once vaccination reaches a critical mass as pent-up demand, global recovery and easy financial conditions will boost activities, RBI's Monetary Policy Committee member Ashima Goyal said on Tuesday.
08 Dec 2020
India's GDP to contract by 9.4% in FY21, says Fitch
India's GDP will contract by 9.4% in the current fiscal year, Fitch Ratings said in its latest Global Economic Outlook on Tuesday.
26 Nov 2020
Climate change may cost Indian GDP $200bn by 2030: Report
The worsening effects of climate change may pose a massive risk of $200 billion to India's GDP (gross domestic product) by 2030, revealed a report by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).
26 Nov 2020
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das happy with Indian economy's recovery
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is happy with the way the Indian economy is performing. On Thursday, he said that the pick-up in recovery has been stronger than expected.
09 Oct 2020
Repo rate unchanged; RTGS payment will be available 24*7: RBI
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday announced Monetary Policy Committee's decisions and spoke about the revival of the coronavirus-battered Indian economy.
04 Jul 2020
COVID-19 Free Jobs Forum, a place to find work opportunities
COVID-19 has put a dent in the Indian economy, with several industries suffering and tens of thousands of people going out of work.
11 Jun 2020
Ready to share cash transfer scheme with India: Pakistan PM
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said he is ready to share his government's cash transfer program with India to help the latter with the fallout of the coronavirus outbreak.
15 Apr 2020
#Lockdown2: Industry bodies want package of nearly Rs. 16L crore
As India's lockdown was extended for another nineteen days on Tuesday, several industry bodies asked the government to release a financial package to help them and revive growth in various sectors.
12 Apr 2020
India to witness severe economic slump, says World Bank
The spread of COVID-19, and the disruption ensuing from it, is likely to cause a sharp economic slump for India and neighboring countries, the World Bank said on Sunday.
09 Apr 2020
Government planning another package to revive growth of coronavirus-stung economy
The government plans to set up a fund with a corpus of Rs. 50,000-75,000 crore to revive industries, that have been battered due to the coronavirus pandemic.
10 Feb 2020
People wearing jackets, pants, so there's no recession: BJP MP
Amid the ongoing economic crisis, a member of BJP has exclaimed that people can still afford jackets and pants, hence, there is no recession.
01 Feb 2020
Budget 2020: Nirmala Sitharaman presents budget amid economic slowdown
All eyes are on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as she is presenting her second budget today.
15 Jan 2020
#CareerBytes: Everything about Class-12 Economics paper pattern, new marking scheme
The 2020 CBSE Class-12 board examinations are set to commence from February 15 and go on till March 30.
16 Nov 2019
Airports full, people getting married, hence, no slowdown: BJP leader
All numbers indicate that the Indian economy is going through one of its worst slowdowns, but for this Union Minister, everything is fine since people are getting married, and airports are full.
22 Oct 2019
PM joked about media's "trap", says Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
After he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee said the PM joked about how media is trying to "trap" Banerjee into saying anti-Modi things.
13 Oct 2019
#EconomicSlowdown: World Bank cuts India's growth rate projection to 6%
The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.
18 Aug 2019
India can become $5-trillion economy in 5 years: NDB President
KV Kamath, President of Shanghai-headquartered New Development Bank (NDB), said the Indian economy can become a $5-trillion economy in five years growing at an annual average rate of 10%.
03 Aug 2019
NITI Aayog CEO says 'too many reforms' behind economic slowdown
Recently, data compiled by the World Bank revealed that India slipped to the 7th spot in the global GDP rankings of 2018.
14 Jul 2019
Rising intolerance, hate crimes can damage economic growth: Adi Godrej
Billionaire industrialist Adi Godrej on Saturday warned that growing intolerance, moral policing, and hate crimes in the country could "seriously damage" India's economic growth.
20 Nov 2018
#CareerBytes: Here's the updated UPSC syllabus for Civil Services Examination
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging exams and its preparation process is a demanding task.
14 Oct 2018
#CareerBytes: List of NCERT books to study for UPSC exam
Needless to say, UPSC exam preparation demands long-term, thorough and deep understanding of concepts.
06 Sep 2018
#CareerBytes: Tips to crack the UPSC exam
The UPSC Civil services exam is one of the toughest exams in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are the keys to cracking it.
01 Jul 2018
GST anniversary: "Gamechanger" or "surgical strike"? Top leaders speak up
One year ago on this day, the country's tax regime underwent a drastic overhaul with the launch of the never-seen-before-in-India Goods and Services Tax (GST).
04 Oct 2016
Army: Give 6 months to destroy PoK terror infrastructure
Sources have stated that the heads of Indian armed forces have told the government they need at least 6 months to significantly damage terror infrastructure in PoK.
25 Sep 2016
India v Pakistan: Tensions escalating - A war possible?
The Uri attack on 18 Sep'16 by alleged Pakistan-backed terrorists has resulted in a lot of clamor in India.