Sunday, Sep 19, 2021

Development-Growth-GDP etc

Wages Fall But Corporate Profitability High: India’s Surging GDP Numbers

Sep 02, 2021 Kamalika Ghosh

After Covid-induced lockdowns crippled lives and livelihoods, the first quarter GDP figures seemingly look like the harbinger of good news. But the surge in growth figures were primarily driven by low base of last year, which makes the jump look significant.

Centre's Fiscal Deficit Touch 21.3% Of Annual Target At July-End

Aug 31, 2021 PTI

The deficit figures this fiscal appear much better than the previous financial year, when it soared to 103.1 per cent of the estimate, mainly on account of a jump in expenditure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Third Covid Wave May Pull GDP Growth Down To 7%: Economist Abhijit Banerjee

Abhijit Banerjee said that boosting the state's economy is directly related to the revival of the country's economy as it is under stress due to the ongoing pandemic situation.

Second Covid Wave Impact: IMF Cuts India's GDP Growth Forecast To 9.5% For FY22

Jul 27, 2021 PTI

For 2022-23, IMF expects economic growth of 8.5 per cent, larger than the 6.9 per cent it had projected in April.

Expecting GDP Growth This Fiscal To Be In Double Digits: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar

The economy contracted by 7.3 per cent when the financial year ended on March 31, 2021.

23 June, 2021

The Republic Of Hunger

Colin Gonsalves

The Government of India has resorted to introducing grand-sounding schemes intended to hide the Union’s pathetic performance on feeding the poor during the period of Covid.

09 June, 2021

Covid Second Wave: World Bank Slashes India's Growth Forecast To 8.3% in FY22

Outlook Web Bureau

The global lender projected a 7.5 per cent economic growth for India in the 2022-23 fiscal

01 June, 2021

Indian Economy Grew Before Covid Second Wave Struck; Contracts 7.3% In FY21


The GDP in Asia's third-largest economy grew by 1.6% in the January-March period, up from 0.5% in the previous quarter when India began pulling out of a steep pandemic-induced recession in the earlier six months.

31 May, 2021

India's Economy Contracts 7.3% In FY21, Worst In Over Four Decades


In 2020-21, the Indian economy contracted by 7.3 per cent against 4 per cent expansion in 2019-20, showing the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

07 April, 2021

World Health Day: Dealing With A ‘Pandemic Of Inequality’

Poonam Muttreja

The Covid-19 crisis amplified pre-existing gender gaps and the asymmetric power-relations between men and women. And this has a major impact on health and nutrition.

31 March, 2021

India’s GDP Growth Likely To Be 7.5 to 12.5%, World Bank Says ‘Amazing How Far India Has Come’

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the World Bank, India’s economy has bounced back but it is not out of the woods yet.

19 March, 2021

India's GDP Likely To Grow At 12% In 2021: Moody's Analytics

Outlook Web Bureau

Moody's saw real GDP growth of 12 per cent in the 2021 calendar year, partially due to a low base-year comparison.

26 February, 2021

Indian Economy Grows By 0.4 In October-December


The gross domestic product (GDP) had expanded by 3.3 per cent in the corresponding period of 2019-20, according to the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

29 January, 2021

India Recorded Rise In Agriculture And Allied Sectors’ Share In GDP: Economic Survey

Lola Nayar

According to the latest Economic Survey 2021, GDP has risen to 17.8 per cent for the fiscal year 201-2020.

27 January, 2021

Budget 2021: A Call For Extraordinary Measures

Shshank Saurav

The corporate sector has already been given enough attention in previous budgets. It’s now time to give some much needed relief to salaried middle class.

26 January, 2021

India's Post-Covid Economy Expected To Grow At 7.3% In 2021: UN

Outlook Web Bureau

India's economic growth is forecast to be 7.3 per cent in 2021, the fastest-growing major economy with only China coming in a close second

25 January, 2021

Investment In Upskilling Can Boost India's GDP By Rs 40 Lakh Cr In 20 Years: WEF

Outlook Web Bureau

India has the second-highest additional employment potential at about 23 lakh, after the US at close to 27 lakh

21 January, 2021

World Watching Indian V-Shaped Economic Recovery, Successful Vaccine Drive: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

The Union government now expects the GDP to close FY21 with a contraction of 7.7%.

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Devotees offer prayers after taking holy bath in Ganga river during 'Anant Chaturdashi', in Patna.

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Ferry carrying sand crosses river Ganga despite state government's ban on sand mining in Patna.

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Candidates undergo security checking as they arrive to appear in the Rajasthan Pre-University Veterinary Test (RPVT) exam at a government law college in Bikaner.

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Employees of State Bank of India (SBI) North-East circle perform yoga as part of the celebration of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' in Guwahati.

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Devotees carry an idol of Lord Ganesh for immersion in the Tawi river, in Jammu.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra