NEW DELHI: Volume II of the Economic Survey which was brought out by the Ministry of Finance a few days ago paints an extremely grim picture of the Indian economy.

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ECONOMY PLUNGING HEADLONG INTO RECESSION

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NEW DELHI: Volume II of the Economic Survey which was brought out by the Ministry of Finance a few days ago paints an extremely grim picture of the Indian economy.

The growth rate of real Gross Value Added ... Read More

WHAT A VERY DANGEROUS ANALOGY

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attempt to imitate Jawaharlal Nehru by giving a mid-night speech on July 1 at the Central Hall of Parliament, while inaugurating the Goods and Services Tax, could perhaps be passed o... Read More

GDP SLOWDOWN: A GOVERNMENT INCAPABLE OF THOUGHT

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NEW DELHI: When the CSO had released advance estimates of GDP for the October-December quarter of 2016-17, within which demonetization had occurred, the fact that the economy had still shown a 7 percent growth rate, had been an oc... Read More

GDP SLOWDOWN: A GOVERNMENT INCAPABLE OF THOUGHT

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NEW DELHI: When the CSO had released advance estimates of GDP for the October-December quarter of 2016-17, within which demonetization had occurred, the fact that the economy had still shown a 7 percent growth rate, had been an oc... Read More

3 YEARS OF PM MODI: A SIMPLE ARITHMETIC

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NEW DELHI: The Modi government is completing three years in office amid much fanfare and propaganda about its achievements during this period.

Aiding this propaganda is the advance estimate of GDP which projects a... Read More

THE NEFARIOUS MONEY BILLS !

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NEW DELHI: True to form, the BJP government is all set to change the texture of the Indian State into a snooping and terrorizing institution whose bonding with corporate capital will now get even closer and beyond any public scrut... Read More

INVERSION OF REASON: ERADICATING POVERTY WITH DOLES FOR THE RICH

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NEW DELHI: In his speech to the Bharatiya Janata party workers in Delhi after the Assembly election results had been declared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his policy henceforth would be to empower the poor by provi... Read More

THE LATEST GDP ESTIMATES: 'SHAMEFUL USE OF A GOVT BODY FOR PROPAGANDA'

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NEW DELHI: Perhaps no other public policy debate in post-independence India has seen as much of an “inversion of reason” on the part of the government as the demonetization debate.

When critics were po... Read More

THE LATEST GDP ESTIMATES: 'SHAMEFUL USE OF A GOVT BODY FOR PROPAGANDA'

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NEW DELHI: Perhaps no other public policy debate in post-independence India has seen as much of an “inversion of reason” on the part of the government as the demonetization debate.

When critics were po... Read More

BUDGET 2017: PROMOTES RECESSION AND IMPORT OF UNEMPLOYMENT

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NEW DELHI: The annual budget has an impact on the economy over the year it covers; additionally it is also an indicator of the direction of policy of the government for the future years. Any budget has to be judged on both these ... Read More

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