Indian Economy - Page 2
The Middle Class Crisis of Wealth Erosion
The most important segment of India’s economy has been the middle class, which generates the consumer demand which runs the economy. Consumer demand constitutes about 60% of India’s GDP and because it has dipped of late, so has our growth rate. If...8 July 2019 8:28 AM GMT
Was not India politically stable during the Modi 1.0 regime?
The Finance Minister tabled the Economic Survey (ES) 2019 in the Parliament today. This survey reviews the economic developments in India, over the past year and being drafted by a team headed by the Chief Economic Advisor, (CEA), it is meant to be...4 July 2019 8:37 AM GMT
With the budget just around the corner, Investment slumps to a 15 year low
With the budget just around the corner and everyone focusing on GDP growth rate, which, at 6.8% for F.Y. 19 was the slowest in five years; an even more disturbing macro economic indicator has made its way into the mix. According to data collected by...3 July 2019 9:34 AM GMT
Make in India, why did it fail
In his first speech to the Parliament after his resounding victory, and in the run up to the budget to be presented on 5th July, the Prime Minister spoke about a few sectors of the economy that need focus. About manufacturing and his flagship ‘make...26 Jun 2019 7:03 AM GMT
How is India suppose to be a $ 5 Trillion economy in five years like Modi promises?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term in office coincides with a host of economic problems. The financial system continues to suffer with the liquidity crisis led by NBFCs such as IL&FS and DHFL, deterioration of public sector banks,...19 Jun 2019 7:53 AM GMT
Trump pushes India to the edge: India retaliates with tariffs
US President Donald Trump calls himself “A Tariff Man” and he seems to be stubbornly living up to his self anointed moniker, even if that comes at the cost of the financial health of his own country. After initiating a trade war against his arch...17 Jun 2019 10:12 AM GMT
What issues Raghuram Rajan recently flagged about the Indian economy
The soft spoken, smooth talking and highly learned ex-RBI governor, Raghuram Rajan, is back in the limelight. Being a media darling, when Raghuram Rajan has something to say, everybody lends their ears to the man who was featured in the 2016 edition...27 March 2019 8:51 AM GMT