Gdp Growth

  • Development economist laments India's poor economic growth 01-04-2014 09:32 PM

    Development economist Jean Dreze on Tuesday expressed concern over India's tardy economic growth, which lagged behind neighbours like Nepal and Bangladesh in vital sectors. Dreze was delivering the ninth I.G. Khan Memorial Lecture on "Hunger and the Indian Enigma" at the Kennedy Auditorium of Aligarh Muslim University. Referring to the...
  • Can India hope for a jobs upturn in 2014? 16-01-2014 02:01 PM

    January gets its name from Greek God Janus who has two faces; one looking forward and the other looking back. Since it is that time of the year, and given that job creation is India's most important challenge, it is as good an opportunity as any to reflect on 2013...
  • News 360: 2 Indians among 69 people killed in Kenya mall attack 23-09-2013 09:07 PM

    The terror attack in Nairobi is still on with ten hostages still being held as hostage. The 2 Indians among 69 people have died so far in the attack and the fear of an increase in the death toll persists. ...
  • D Subbarao cautions against creating 'too-large-to-fail bank' 13-08-2013 05:01 PM

    Amidst the ongoing talks of consolidating small state-run banks to create one or two globally large size banks, Reserve Bank governor D Subbarao on Tuesday cautioned against making a 'too-large-to-fail' banks, saying what is needed is not a monopolist but a number of comparatively large banks. Citing the 2008 credit...
  • 'RBI steps to curb rupee volatility won't impact interest rate' 16-07-2013 12:58 PM

    Jaipur: Asserting that rupee price will be market determined, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said last night's measures by the Reserve Bank have nothing to do with the upcoming monetary policy review and may not impact interest rates of banks. RBI's measures, he said, were aimed at checking excessive...
  • Indian economy doing pretty well compared to other countries: Govt 16-07-2013 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: As the Indian economy reels under crisis, the government has said it is fighting the slowdown with a slew of measures. "This government is committed to ensuring that there is growth. I think we're doing pretty well even if we are growing between 5 and 6 per cent,"...
  • Effective governance can propel growth over 8%: Chidambaram 28-05-2013 12:52 AM

    Chennai: The country's economy will continue to grow at 5-6 per cent "regardless" of what government does or doesn't do, but with effective governance it can rise to over 8 per cent, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday. The country should focus on ensuring the conditions for economic growth...
  • West Bengal government achieves 7.6 per cent GDP growth 17-05-2013 01:29 AM

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government achieved 7.6 per cent growth in GDP compared to the national average of 4.96 per cent during the last financial year. In industry, the growth rate was 6.24 per cent against the national average of 3.12 per cent, Finance Minister Amit Mitra claimed while releasing...
  • 'GDP growth in 2013/14 seen at 6.4 per cent' 23-04-2013 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Improvement in performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors is expected to push the economic growth rate to 6.4 per cent in 2013-14 from 5 per cent in the previous fiscal, PM's economic advisory panel said on Tuesday . "Economy will grow at higher rate from now. We projected...
  • Economic growth expected to slow down further: Experts 30-11-2012 11:40 PM

    There are more concerns on the economic front as quarter 2 GDP dipped to 5.3 per cent from 5.5 per cent in the first quarter. ...
  • Experts' views on second quarter GDP data 30-11-2011 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: India's economy grew at its weakest pace in more than two years in the quarter that ended in September, revealing the heavy toll that stubbornly high inflation, rising interest rates and crisis-hit global capital markets are having on Asia's third-biggest economy. Weakness in the second quarter was broad-based,...
  • Q2 GDP growth slows down to 6.9 pc from 8.4 pc 30-11-2011 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: Strengthening the indications of an economic slowdown, India's GDP grew by just 6.9 per cent in the second quarter this fiscal in comparison to 8.4 per cent expansion in the same period last year due to poor performance of the manufacturing, agriculture and mining sectors. Gross domestic product...
  • Montek confident of 8.5 pc growth this fiscal 01-06-2011 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: Playing down fears of a slowdown, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said he is confident of 8.5 per cent growth this fiscal. According to the latest GDP data, the economy is down by more than a per cent compared to the previous quarter. In the January...
  • RBI hikes key short-term rates by 0.25 pc 25-01-2011 12:10 PM

    Mumbai: With a view to rein in high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday raised its key short-term lending and borrowing rates by 0.25 per cent each with immediate effect. The short-term lending (repo) rate has been hiked to 6.50 per cent and the borrowing (reverse repo) to...
  • Balancing growth, inflation a challenge: RBI 17-01-2011 06:29 PM

    Mumbai: RBI Governor D Subbarao on Monday said the country was facing surging inflation and that monetary policy needed to be calibrated to manage it as well as support growth, a clear hint that drastic measures are needed to rein in soaring prices. "A lot of other countries are still...
  • Pranab sees 7.75 percent GDP growth 11-02-2010 03:27 PM

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  • Budget for inclusive development 06-07-2009 01:59 PM

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  • India shines, even brighter: Report 07-11-2006 05:45 PM

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