Arvind Subramanian

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Ex-CEA says India's GDP was 'overestimated', Modi's panel plans rebuttal

12 Jun 2019

Ex-CEA says India's GDP was 'overestimated', Modi's panel plans rebuttal

An explosive paper written by former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has started an uproar.

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

29 Jan 2019

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

07 Dec 2018

ISB Professor Krishnamurthy Subramanian is the new Chief Economic Adviser

The government appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the new Chief Economic Adviser on Friday.

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits months before term ends

20 Jun 2018

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits months before term ends

Indian Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is quitting and moving to the US due to "pressing family commitments," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today.

Over 14 lakh budget posts on Twitter in one week

05 Feb 2018

Over 14 lakh budget posts on Twitter in one week

Twitter India registered more than 14 lakh budget-related posts in the last one week (January 26-February 2), it recently revealed.

Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it

21 Jan 2018

Budget-2018 process begins with 'Halwa Ceremony': Here's all about it

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has officially kicked off the Union Budget 2018-19 process by performing the traditional pre-Budget "Halwa Ceremony" ahead of the Budget presentation on 1 February. This marked the inauguration of formal printing of all Budget-related documents.

CEA Arvind Subramanian: Fewer GST slabs in the future

25 Nov 2017

CEA Arvind Subramanian: Fewer GST slabs in the future

India's chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said Goods and Services tax (GST) may probably have fewer rates in the future after "collapsing" the 12% and 18% tax slabs into one.

Moody's upgrades India's rating citing reforms: What does it mean?

17 Nov 2017

Moody's upgrades India's rating citing reforms: What does it mean?

Thirteen years after last upgrading India's sovereign credit rating, Moody's has done it again, this time increasing it to 'Baa2', and changed the outlook to stable from positive.

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

23 Sep 2017

CEA Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension

The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.

Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

15 Sep 2017

Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.

How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?

15 Jun 2017

How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?

Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.

India loses the fastest-growing economy tag to China

01 Jun 2017

India loses the fastest-growing economy tag to China

India's economic growth slowed for the fourth consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in March, losing out the fastest-growing economy tag to China.

Moody's downgrades China's rating, Beijing cries foul play

25 May 2017

Moody's downgrades China's rating, Beijing cries foul play

The Great Wall of China is finally cracking up or at least rating agency Moody's thinks it is, as for the first time in 28 years it has scaled down China's rating from Aa3 to A1.

Corporates account for significantly higher NPAs than farmers

31 Mar 2017

Corporates account for significantly higher NPAs than farmers

Indian banks have an estimated Rs. 6.8 lakh crore worth of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.

Universal Basic Income only after withdrawing current schemes: Arvind

26 Feb 2017

Universal Basic Income only after withdrawing current schemes: Arvind

Universal Basic Income (UBI) can only be implemented after existing welfare schemes are withdrawn, said Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, as the total costs will otherwise be extremely high.

The core team that drafted the Budget

07 Feb 2017

The core team that drafted the Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was closely assisted by a team of seven top officials in drafting the Budget for 2017-18.

Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income will replace subsidies

31 Jan 2017

Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income will replace subsidies

The Economic Survey suggested the Universal Basic Income (UBI) model to replace the existing range of subsidies and other schemes combating poverty.

Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

31 Jan 2017

Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 prepared by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.

India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'

05 Jan 2017

India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'

India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.

The GST Bill's impact on the common man

04 Aug 2016

The GST Bill's impact on the common man

The GST rate has been proposed to be a three-level tax structure by the GST panel under Arvind Subramanian.