MGNREGS - A scheme that has always triggered debate

Infographic: How MGNREGS rescued migrant workers

Oct 06, 2020

MGNREGS has come to the rescue of millions of migrant workers who returned to their hometowns during the coronavirus pandemic

With COVID-19 creating both supply as well as demand shock, it has pushed India towards its first recession in the last four decades

Infographic: Is Indian Economy in Recovery Mode?

Nov 24, 2020

India's economy recorded its worst contraction in modern history when it reported a 23.9 per cent shrinkage in Q1FY21. Since then, the situation has improved with many economic indicators pointing towards a turnaround. But is it enough to call it a recovery?

India in recession after 41 years

Jan 08, 2021

India will see a recession after 41 years with the GDP expected to shrink 7.7% in 2020-21

Per capita GDP to slip below Rs 1 lakh

Jan 08, 2021

India's per capita GDP is projected to fall below Rs 1 lakh mark in 2020-21

Investors are now richer than India's GDP

Stock market capitalisation exceeds GDP - 1st in 10 years

Jan 19, 2021

At 195.4 lakh crore on Jan 15, 2021, investor wealth on BSE has soared past India's FY21 GDP at current prices which is estimated to be Rs 194.8 lakh crore as per NSO's first advanced estimate

Expenditure on healthcare needs a boost

Jan 29, 2021

India needs to increase its expenditure on healthcare as it spends less than 1.5% of GDP on  health as compared to an average expenditure of 8.8% for OECD countries

New projections on India's GDP for FY21

Jan 29, 2021

Here's what different agencies predict on India's economic growth

GST collections on the rise

Jan 29, 2021

From a low of just Rs 32, 294 crore in April to an all-time high of Rs 1.15 lakh crore in December 2020, GST collections have made a recovery

Budget estimates Vs actual expenditure

Jan 30, 2021

Here is what government actually spends as compared with the budget announcements

Industrial production still feeling COVID effects

Jan 30, 2021

India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is yet to recover from coronavirus blues, last fiscal (FY20) the index displayed de-growth at -0.84%, this year too things don't look bright

Why India's sovereign rating is 'biased'

Jan 30, 2021

The economic Survey 2020-21 highlights the bias in India's credit ratings and states that never in the history of sovereign credit ratings has the fifth largest economy in the world been rated as the lowest rung of the investment grade (BBB-/Baa3)