Pavitra Kanagaraj is a data journalist. She uses public and private datasets to cover economy, women, and politics. Prior to HT, she did macroeconomic research at UNESCAP and ERF. She co-founded the Rethinking Economics chapter at JNU in 2021.
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Under India’s presidency, there has been a shift in the narrative to foster conversations around women-led development, rather than just development of women
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) contracted by 4.12% in June reaching its lowest value since October 2015
The latest number positively surprised analysts since it turned out marginally higher than the Bloomberg forecast of 5%
India’s GDP grew 6.1% in Q4 2022-23, as per official estimates, higher than the 5.1% forecast in Bloomberg's survey of economists. How did India Inc perform?
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) shrank by 0.9% in May from April, with prices contracting across all major subcategories which positively surprised analysts.
The centre’s Gross Tax Revenue, as per the provisional numbers for 2022-23, is Rs.30.5 lakh crore, marginally higher than the given in the Revised Estimates.
The eight core industries account for 40.27% of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for which April data will be released on June 12
While Pakistan has managed to put a lid on its external problems, its domestic economic crisis is far from over.
Congress' promises include cash transfers, subsidised food, LPG cylinders and electricity, and entail a significant fiscal allocation.
Indian wholesale prices fell in April, the first time since July 2020, indicating easing price pressures.
Congress won 31 ACs with a victory margin of less than 5% in 2023, marginally down from 32 ACs it won with a similar margin in 2018
The seasonally adjusted Services PMI was up from 57.8 in March, supported by healthy inflows of new businesses and favourable market conditions
Here are five charts which explain how the British economy has been losing its importance over the long arc of history
The Indian Rupee declined by 8.4% against the US dollar over the last fiscal, followed by Chinese yuan (8.3%), Korean won (7.9%) and Taiwan dollar (7.1%)
The third edition of Survey of Corporate Governance in India by Excellence Enablers – it is an initiative by former SEBI chairperson M Damodaran.
A latest study published to the Social Science Research Network on March 13 estimated that the individual US banks' assets have lost an average of 10% of their market value during the Fed's rapid rate-hike campaign, with the bottom fifth percentile experiencing a decline of about 20%.
Pakistan’s news cycle has shifted from bailout negotiations with the IMF to pitched battles between former prime minister Imran Khan’s supporters and security forces
The moderation in February was largely on account of a broad-based decline in the inflation rates of the three sub-categories of WPI -- primary articles, fuel & power, manufactured products – when compared to January
For the first 10 months of the fiscal year 2022-23, IIP growth was 5.4%, down from 13.7% in the corresponding period of the previous year. To be sure, the 2021-22 IIP had a strong base effect because of the lockdown in 2020.
There are 2,109 non-financial companies in the Prowess database for which December quarter results are available along with quarterly results for the last five years.
February 24 marks one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. As the fighting continues and a diplomatic solution does not seem to be on the cards, what impact has the war had on the world.
How important is the Air India-Boeing-Airbus deal for India’s trade relations with these three countries? Here are four charts that explain this in detail
The manufacturing driven slowdown in IIP growth between November and December suggests that the dissipation of festive/pent-up demand could have played a role in industrial activity losing momentum, even as capital and infrastructure spending continue to support growth.
The share of both personal income taxes and corporate taxes in the gross tax revenue started growing at a fast pace as the Indian economy entered its high growth phase in the 2000s
In 2017, India moved to the GST regime. This led to a sharp fall in share of union excise duties in the Centre’s GTR as most indirect taxes, except those on petroleum products, moved to GST.
Among the most watched statistics in the Union Budget are previous year’s tax collections and projections for the next fiscal year. Here are five charts that highlight some important points as far as taxes and the forthcoming Union Budget are concerned.
The Union Budget attracts a lot of attention from the salaried class in India due to the possibility of revisions in the income tax slab rates each year
As the New Year begins amid renewed hope, what will 2023 hold for the economy — both Indian and global?
The manufacturing PMI rose to 57.8 in December, from 55.7 in November.
India’s Public Distribution System (PDS) after the enactment of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) promises 5kg foodgrain per persons at a highly subsidised cost of ₹3/kg for rice, ₹2/kg for wheat and ₹1/kg for cereals. The government will stand to lose this revenue after the decision to make PDS entitlements free.
Updated on Dec 29, 2022 04:44 AM IST
ByRoshan Kishore and Pavitra Kanagaraj, New Delhi