It's bad, no matter how you cut it. India's GDP was already going downhill before COVID-19 arrived; the pandemic catalysed the nosedive. As a result, India reported its worst decline in GDP growth since 1996, when it started publishing quarterly national accounts. Only agriculture managed to grow - a measly 3.4 per cent - while every other sector tanked. This BusinessToday.In infographic compares decline in India's GDP with contractions in other major global economies in three different metrics, and analyses its severity.
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