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India enjoying robust economic growth: IMF chief Christine Lagarde

India and Mexico are enjoying robust growth even as emerging economies as a whole are facing the harsh reality of slow growth and reversal of capital flows, IMF chief… 437 more words



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A day after saying that one needs to be careful while calculating GDP, and thereby creating headlines about the authenticity of new GDP series and its measurement process, the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in his delivery of C. 1,031 more words


What the GDP numbers tell us about the fiscal deficit

The Central Statistics Office(CSO) has published the economic growth numbers for the period October to December 2015. It has also put out the economic growth projection for the current financial year i.e. 1,032 more words


India gets an invite from Nepal to assist in setup of Infra Bank

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New Delhi : Nepal government in keen to include India’s presence in infrastructure build-up in Nepal. This was indicated by the recent move taken by Nepal in seeking assistance from India for setting up Infrastructure Bank in Nepal. 384 more words


Mr Jaitley's Search for a One-Handed Economist

Give me a one-handed economist,” quipped the American president Harry Truman, many years back. “All my economists say, ‘on the one hand…on the other’ 1,100 more words


States to step up infra, social sector spending: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said he expects states to increase spending on infrastructure and poverty alleviation schemes as the 14th Finance Commission has devolved higher funds to them. 39 more words

Union Budget 2016-17 to provide Rs 1.10 lakh crore for Pay panel

Budget for the next fiscal needs to provide Rs 1.10 lakh crore for implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) Scheme and 7th Pay Commission award, besides a higher allocation for the farm sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

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