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Row over Rahul 'dodging question' over Congress's economic policies

A row has erupted over a video in which Congress president Rahul Gandhi reportedly "dodged" a question by an economist about lower per-capita income of the country whenever his family was in......

PM is dreaming if he says economy is fine: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that the economy is on firm footing and said he was 'dreaming'. Addressing party......

Is The Economist right about Modi and the Economy?

'If it is true that we are in a moment in time when the few economic advantages we hold are being lost, our focus must be on that rather than on finger-pointing,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration:......

'Hard work more powerful than Harvard': Modi mocks economists over GDP data

Mocking economists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that hard work is more powerful than Harvard as the latest GDP data shows demonetisation did not affect growth rate, rather the......

Modi, Indira Gandhi and bad economics

'All of Indira Gandhi's bad economic ideas are being strengthened, from nationalised banks to anti-poverty, handout yojanas,' says Shekhar Gupta. The most fascinating insight notebandi provides is......

Arvind Subramanian in race to be next chief economist of World Bank

Arvind Subramanian was appointed CEA in October 2014 and got a year’s extension in September 2017 Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is in contention to be the next chief......

Does Wall Street crash herald a 'Minsky moment'?

While enjoying long-awaited economic good times -- and hoping they will last as long as possible -- some caution and some prudence might be the best protection against bad surprises, says Claude......

Budget 2018: What economists want from PM Modi

Economists want the government to focus on jobs, farms, and fiscal consolidation. They also favour re-imposition of the long-term capital gains tax on listed securities and mutual funds. Fixing......

2017 saw questions, will 2018 get us answers on economy?

The NDA government was initially reticent about fleshing out its economic strategy for the future. But now that it has taken enough bold initiatives on the economic front, it must have the......

'Lot of positives happening in the economy now'

'This year's Budget didn't give into populist measures everyone was expecting after demonetisation, so I think that was a positive step.''Hopefully the Budget will continue in the way it has been.'......
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Narayana Murthy

Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy today said urban intellectuals did not buy the idea of demonetisation that the government implemented in... ...
Mexican leftist candidate taps ex-WTO economist as NAFTA negotiator

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican leftist presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that if he wins office former World... ...
'India's external vulnerability indicators remain stretched'

India remains vulnerable in its external position, but this does not pose any concern about the country's macro stability and is quite manageable,... ...
Arun Kumar

The Indian economy's growth is likely to dip to beow 1% in 2017-18, claimed economist Arun Kumar Monday in his latest book, 'Demonetisation and the... ...
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Sinha made these remarks at the launch of a book, Demonetization and the Black Economy, by economist Arun Kumar, who has been critical of the... ...

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