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View: GDP is a flawed way of figuring out how well a country is doing, but it matters

The GDP is the measure of the economic performance of a govt, which explains why arguing over the GDP has become a combat sport.

Government committed to nurturing private sector, achieving 8 per cent growth doable: NITI

The growth in economy had slipped to a low of 5 per cent in April-June, 2019-20, the lowest in last 25 quarters.

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das expects rising govt spending to spur economy from Q2

In the first quarter, the GDP grew at the slowest pace in as many as 25 quarters at 5 percent - which is even lower than that of Pakistan's 5.4 percent.

5% GDP growth merely a result of volatility: Bibek Debroy

“There is significant amount of volatility in rate of growth. The reduction to 5% does not mean we are on a 5% growth trajectory,” Debroy said.

India’s budget gap seen widening to four-year high on tax cuts

The median of the survey of seven economists showed fiscal deficit may rise to 3.9 per cent of GDP.

Oil crisis to have limited impact on inflation, fiscal numbers: Shaktikanta Das

Drone attacks on the world's largest oil refinery in Saudi Arabia, alleged to have been carried out by Iran over the past weekend, has lead to a massive 20 percent surge in crude prices.

OECD sees global economy slipping to weakest growth in a decade

The Paris-based policy forum said the outlook had taken a turn for the worse.

Modi’s goal of a $5 trillion economy by 2025 is at risk

New measures by the government to bolster growth are seen falling short of addressing pain points.

Number of workers grew 4.8% to 12.2 million in FY18: ASI data

Manufacturing sector investments declined 10.3% in 2017-18, as pet the data released by the ASI.

India's monsoon rains above-average for third straight week: IMD

India received 38% more rainfall than the 50-year average in the week to Sept. 18, data from the IMD showed, with central India receiving 63% more rain.

More space on monetary side than fiscal for boosting growth: Sanjeev Sanyal

More space on monetary side than fiscal for boosting growth: Sanjeev Sanyal

​The next monetary policy review is scheduled to be held between October 1 and October 4.​

Current slowdown cannot be tackled by monetary policy alone: SBI report

Current slowdown cannot be tackled by monetary policy alone: SBI report

SBI in a report says monetary policies have done little to boost aggregate demand.

August wholesale price inflation rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis

August wholesale price inflation rate remains unchanged, eases on YoY basis

The rise in India's August wholesale price inflation (WPI) rate remained flat sequentially, but eased on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Monday. Accordingly, the rise in August's WPI remained unchanged at 1.08 per cent on a sequential basis. However, it eased on a YoY basis. In August 2018, the WPI had risen to 4.62 per cent.

WPI remains unchanged at 1.08% in August

WPI remains unchanged at 1.08% in August

Inflation in fuel and power declined 4% from a 3.64% fall in July and that in manufactured products was flat from a 0.34% growth in the trailing month.

Most Indians 'highly positive' about India a decade from now

Most Indians 'highly positive' about India a decade from now

IIT Madras Alumni Association released the "Mood of the Nation" survey on the occasion of its Sangam 2019 conclave, a flagship event of the premier institute's alumni.

Inflation under control, clear signs of revival in factory output: Nirmala Sitharaman

Inflation under control, clear signs of revival in factory output: Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister said the steps announced to increase credit flow to NBFCs, including the partial credit guarantee scheme, has started showing results.

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