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Prasanna Mohanty
February 21, 2021
Persistent negative growth in rural wages and soaring corporate profits accompanied by job and wage cuts demonstrate a clear disconnect between growth/profits and wellbeing of ordinary Indians


PTI
February 14, 2021
Road crashes actually hit the poorest and the most vulnerable segments of the populations, says Hartwig Schafer, World Bank's Vice President for South Asia


Ramanuj Kumar
February 2, 2021
The Union Budget for 2021-22 admirably rises to the challenge of creating an enabling environment to deliver on the promise of National Infrastructure Pipeline in the next few years


Prof. Himanshu Rai
February 1, 2021
Although the challenges are complex and expectations from the budget are high, the budget needs to be a well-intended one in its approach and commitment to the development of the sector and the realisation of the vision of the NEP


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 31, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic brought the world economic activities to a standstill. India, too, took a major hit as the country went into one of the most stringent lockdowns.  The lockdown in India froze the entire economy. While those employed in the informal sector took to the roads  for survival, the formal sector/ salaried class also couldn't save itself from the storm. Not just this, the halt also triggered the biggest ever migration  since India's independence. Watch the video to know how the Indian economy saw one of its worst phases in 2020. Visit: Budget 2021


BusinessToday.In
January 31, 2021
Budget 2021: Most important thing for middle class in Budget is changes in income tax slabs and rates. With pandemic leading to salary cuts, middle class is looking towards finance minister to announce measures to help increase savings


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
India has no data on jobs lost and businesses shut; no estimate of how many would have slipped into poverty or how income, health and education inequalities would have risen due to the pandemic. How will the Budget 2021 allocate resources appropriately to revive growth and bring development?


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
For people to benefit, the budget needs overhauling to create jobs; revive small businesses; address poverty and health and education deprivations. Pursuing the existing paradigm of growth may push GDP and stock markets up without improving the living standards of the vast majority


BusinessToday.In
January 29, 2021
Economic Survey 2021: Economic theory, in effect, makes the same recommendation: in a recessionary year, government must spend more than during expansionary times, stated the survey


PTI
January 27, 2021
Gopinath says India's strict lockdown had an impact on the economy, including a very large contraction in first quarter of fiscal year


BusinessToday.In
January 26, 2021
The report highlighted how the pandemic has wreaked havoc on labour market in the developing world. By mid-2020, unemployment rates had quickly escalated to 23 per cent in India.


PTI
January 25, 2021
Oxfam's 'The Inequality Virus' report said it would take an unskilled worker 10,000 years to make what businessman Mukesh Ambani made in an hour during the pandemic and three years to make what he made in a second


BusinessToday.In
January 25, 2021
India had put in place one of the most stringent lockdowns to curb the spread of infections, but it also triggered unemployment, hunger, distress migration and untold hardship in its wake.


BusinessToday.In
January 25, 2021
It said the quantum of spectrum allocation will determine the quality of 5G offerings as scarcity of airwaves increases costs and makes operations inefficient.


N. Sivaraman
January 25, 2021
The government should aim for a balance between reducing the fiscal deficit to a level that can be financed comfortably by the markets, and prioritising spending on those areas that will boost confidence and growth


Joe C Mathew
January 24, 2021
The proposed programme can create sustainable livelihoods for 18 lakh educated youth, in addition to enabling MSE growth and indirect job creation and consequent economic growth, the report said


PTI
January 18, 2021
SC would also hear on Monday a plea of the central government, filed though the Delhi Police, seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor march or any other kind of protest by farmers \"which seeks to disrupt the gathering and celebrations\" of Republic Day


Sonal Khetarpal
January 6, 2021
What started as an incubator programme N/Core to create a support system for early-stage non-profits in 2017 gradually evolved into a plethora of offerings under Centre for Social Innovation


PTI
January 1, 2021
The Centre and farm unions had reached some common ground on Wednesday but remained deadlocked over the main contentious issues of the repeal of three farm laws and a legal guarantee for MSP


BusinessToday.In
December 17, 2020
With three times more sellers than buyers, YES Bank stock opened lower at Rs 17.71 and fell 2.9% to hit the day's low of Rs 18.30 during the session


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