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Why Modi Is Delaying The Census
If the prime minister says clearly there is going to be no NRC and that the Census will drop the NPR questions, the Census will proceed. He will not, observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister......
Why Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal have lower Covid mortality rates than India
An analysis of WHO data shows that most of the countries with an older cohort of population and higher in the development index had a lower excess mortality rate than India. IMAGE: A healthcare......
'RBI is buying time'
'RBI can only take care of survival, not recovery.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Dr Pronab Sen, former chairman of the Indian Statistical Commission, tells Prasanna D......
JNU fallout: Professor quits statistics panel
C P Chandrasekhar, who has served on key statistical panels in the past both as a chairman and member, said he was present in the campus when the ruckus broke out on Sunday and found the incident......
Bitter reminder for BJP that assembly polls are fought on local issues
Dissatisfaction with the state leadership, along with caste and sectarian factors and economic issues -- particularly those relating to jobs and rural distress cost the BJP. Sanjeeb Mukherjee &......
Noted economist Abhijit Sen, advocate of MSP, passes away
Economist Abhijit Sen, a former Planning Commission member and one of the country's foremost experts on rural economy, died on Monday night. He was 72. IMAGE: Economist Abhijit Sen. Photograph:......
Rupee at 80: Little relief on the cards from high trade deficit
Due to global risk aversion on the back of geo-political tensions and aggressive policy tightening by the Fed, the dollar has appreciated against most currencies, including the rupee.......
Worrying news for consumers as health costs creep up
Since January 2021, the inflation rate in health has stood in the range of 6.08-8.44 per cent. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com At a time when health has become a priority post-Covid, the......
Budget: 'Big challenge is inflation'
'The robust tax collections give the finance minister a fair amount of headroom for an expansionary fiscal policy.' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Ahead of the Union Budget 2022-2023,......
What Is India's True GDP?
'How low GDP would have been, we don't know.''It raises serious questions because so many indicators are pointing to such a sharp decline and GDP estimates are still showing 4 per cent growth.'......
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