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Growth in coal production in India: Inching towards peak coal?
Mar 30, 2024

Growth in coal production in India: Inching towards peak coal?

The global shift in coal consumption towards Asia, led by China and India, signifies a looming peak in coal demand by the early 2030s.

Growth must benefit all Better poverty-alleviation schemes needed
Dec 21, 2010

Growth must benefit all Better poverty-alleviation schemes needed

ON the economic front, there is much to cheer about with the GDP growing at 8.9 per cent in the second quarter of 2010-2011. There is now hope that the annual growth rate this fiscal year will be 9 per cent which means that India will be catching up with China soon

Growth of fear of crime among women needs to be addressed
Sep 03, 2013

Growth of fear of crime among women needs to be addressed

Everyday fears of violence against women have sharpened in the recent past. However they are increasingly being addressed by new prescriptive do and don't lists of precautionary measures for women. This is happening even while we consistently assert that the onus need not be on the women to keep themselves safe.

Growth of Hydropower in India: Role of the Private Sector
Jun 24, 2022

Growth of Hydropower in India: Role of the Private Sector

Can the private sector play a role in decarbonising India, especially by being a key stakeholder in the hydropower sector?

Growth too weak in Europe: Pierre Sellal
Jun 28, 2012

Growth too weak in Europe: Pierre Sellal

Growth is too weak in Europe today to support the necessary fiscal consolidation of the Member States. And without growth, there will be no budgetary and fiscal consolidation, says Pierre Sellal underlining the need for a growth pact.

Growth with high inflation - Who bothers about the common man?
Aug 17, 2010

Growth with high inflation - Who bothers about the common man?

While the common man or woman has to save for hard times and cut corners on everything, the same is not happening to the budgets of the Central and state governments.

Growth, employment, healthcare: Which numbers to believe in Donald Trump's US
Dec 04, 2018

Growth, employment, healthcare: Which numbers to believe in Donald Trump's US

By some accounts, the economy is doing spectacularly well. At the same time, infrastructure has been deteriorating.

2023: A Love Story… of India and economic growth
Jan 26, 2023

2023: A Love Story… of India and economic growth

India has the ability to be the next powerhouse as its economy has demonstrated resilience despite the challenging times

A future agenda for the planet and people over profits: Degrowth from the margins
Dec 23, 2020

A future agenda for the planet and people over profits: Degrowth from the margins

Our economic model is putting unsustainable pressures on our planetary boundaries. We can’t afford to continue ignoring how economic growth is gener

A Game of Shadows: Growth, Distribution, and Systemic Shocks in the Bangladesh Economy
Jul 18, 2023

A Game of Shadows: Growth, Distribution, and Systemic Shocks in the Bangladesh Economy

Bangladesh was one of the few countries in the world to sustain a positive economic growth rate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, however, it is experiencing symptoms that could stall such impressive record: rising divergences in the government’s fiscal balance; the precarious Balance of Payments situation; rapidly declining foreign exchange reserves; demand-supply gaps in the energy markets; and inflationary tendencies. The exogenous shocks

A growth budget all the way
Feb 20, 2013

A growth budget all the way

We really do not understand inflation stickiness in India since 2010. However, the silver lining is that oil prices may not rise any further following the shale gas revolution in the US. The Finance Minister can certainly do something about growth and possibly pray for lower inflation.

Afghanistan: Can the private sector be a driver for growth?
Jun 27, 2014

Afghanistan: Can the private sector be a driver for growth?

The year 2014 is, in many ways, the year of reckoning for Afghanistan which is undergoing three simultaneous transitions - security, political and economic. Unlike the first two, the economic transition has not had the advantage of clear deadlines and roadmaps and has suffered from lack of long term planning.

Amid geopolitical disruptions and economic slowdowns, India leads global growth
Oct 13, 2022

Amid geopolitical disruptions and economic slowdowns, India leads global growth

To continue to lead, India must press harder on the reforms pedal, and celebrate the small victories in the ongoing economic world war

Anaemia and malnutrition: A vicious cycle leading to child growth failure
Dec 06, 2021

Anaemia and malnutrition: A vicious cycle leading to child growth failure

India has a history of neglect in breaking the intergenerational cycle of malnutrition. About one in five women (18.7 per cent) of reproductive age (15-49 years) in India are thin, with a body mass index (BMI) of less than 18.5 kilograms per square metre.

Anchored in Bharat, Budget 2022 exudes confidence, powers India’s growth
Feb 01, 2022

Anchored in Bharat, Budget 2022 exudes confidence, powers India’s growth

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman budget remains unassuming in grand announcements, matter of fact in its outlook, and deglamorised in form—just t

As global economic growth returns, it’s time to shun autarchy rhetoric
Apr 27, 2017

As global economic growth returns, it’s time to shun autarchy rhetoric

With globalisation-led economic growth shifting to the East, it is only a matter of time that China, India and Southeast Asia create a counter realign

As the EU plans to log out of growth, India should log into reciprocity
Nov 09, 2022

As the EU plans to log out of growth, India should log into reciprocity

Regulatory overreach needs to be balanced with regulatory reforms; India’s presidency of G20 provides the inter-governmental platform to do so

Assam’s quest: En route to becoming one of the top five states in economic growth
Aug 02, 2021

Assam’s quest: En route to becoming one of the top five states in economic growth

Despite the optimism, there also is a need of a certain level of realism and significant interventions at different levels.

Beyond Poverty Alleviation: Envisioning Inclusive Growth in the BRICS Countries
May 26, 2023

Beyond Poverty Alleviation: Envisioning Inclusive Growth in the BRICS Countries

This paper presents a status report of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) on two crucial development parameters—inequality and poverty—that have a significant bearing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs; especially SDG-1 and SDG-10). The paper tracks the origins and movements of absolute and relative poverty, and income and wealth inequality in the BRICS economies over time, highlights the associated cha

BIMSTEC cooperation on trade: How to ensure incremental growth in intra-regional trade?
Jan 18, 2021

BIMSTEC cooperation on trade: How to ensure incremental growth in intra-regional trade?

BIMSTEC should pursue not only signing an FTA, but also interconnected agreements — including trade facilitation and cross-border connectivity.

Blue Economy in the Indo-Pacific: Navigating Between Growth and Conservation
Jul 28, 2021

Blue Economy in the Indo-Pacific: Navigating Between Growth and Conservation

Once a niche term, Blue Economy (BE) has matured into a popular concept in marine governance discussions in the Indo-Pacific region. As land resources reach their limits, governments in the region are keen to harness the ocean’s wealth for economic projects. Policymakers widely believe the blue paradigm allows marine activities to be earth-friendly and sustainable, and thereby guaranteeing a more equitable future. Recent developments, however,

Brazil Ambassador says there is need for trade growth in qualitative terms also
Mar 11, 2014

Brazil Ambassador says there is need for trade growth in qualitative terms also

Brazil's Ambassador to India, Mr Carlos Duarte, thinks that trade between Brazil and India should grow not just in absolute terms but also in qualitative terms.

Budget 2019: Sitharaman should embrace inflation to deliver growth
Jul 02, 2019

Budget 2019: Sitharaman should embrace inflation to deliver growth

Since data has changed, there are only three words that should define Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2019 — growth, growth, growth.

Budget 2021 pushes the growth pedal
Feb 01, 2021

Budget 2021 pushes the growth pedal

Sitharaman and Modi need to be commended for their courage in continuing with reforms against all odds.

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation
Jan 28, 2022

Budget 2022: Enabling finance for green growth and innovation

Budget 2022 could be a turning point for India in achieving its climate ambitions if adequate steps are taken to improve investments and innovation in

Budget 2022: Priorities for sustainable growth of the transport sector
Jan 24, 2022

Budget 2022: Priorities for sustainable growth of the transport sector

This year’s budget should prioritse the growth of transport infrastructure rooted in environmental and social sustainability

Budget 2023 pushes the pedal on growth and reforms
Feb 02, 2023

Budget 2023 pushes the pedal on growth and reforms

The underlying philosophy behind this budget is to help India transition from entitlements to empowerment

Can a corporate tax cut alone revive growth?
Oct 04, 2019

Can a corporate tax cut alone revive growth?

Investment and demand are interlinked, thus a lack of investment creates a lack of demand as it impacts income and employment levels, which in turn im

Can flying geese‚Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu—power India’s growth with stability?
Mar 28, 2023

Can flying geese‚Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu—power India’s growth with stability?

These three states can develop templates for growth under fiscal stress and become guides for other states

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?
Dec 02, 2019

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?

Bringing the private sector centre-stage requires a sea change in the manner of its participation and its role in nation-building.

Can SDGs define India’s growth story in a post-Covid world?
Jul 25, 2020

Can SDGs define India’s growth story in a post-Covid world?

The post-pandemic Indian economy could resurrect itself by prioritising Sustainable Development – as the SDGs not only embody various capitals, but also hold immense potential for business opportunities. This needs to be realised through global partnerships and more private sector involvement in the domestic economy.