Fight Against Corona A Long One: PM
01/06/2020 , by in News/Views

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ and said that the road ahead in the fight against the coronavirus was a long one. He said that it is important to be more vigilant now as a major chunk of the economy has opened up. PM Modi sa... Read more...

Modi 2.0 Completes One Year
May 2020 , by in News/Views

Marking the first anniversary of his second successive full majority government at the Centre, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a letter addressed to all Indians, reminded them not only of the bold decisions taken by his government in the last year, but, in a reference to COVID-19, urged them to “... Read more...

5th Earthquake Jolts Haryana and Delhi
May 2020 , by in News/Views

A medium intensity earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hit near Rohtak in Haryana on Friday, tremors of which were felt in Delhi and national capital region, the National Centre for Seismology said. Delhi and NCR felt tremors for the fifth time since April 12, however this was the strongest of the five eart... Read more...

India’s GDP Falls To 3.1%
May 2020 , by in News/Views

The gross domestic product or GDP data released showed that the economy slowed to 3.1 per cent in the January-March quarter, partly as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown. In 2019-20 (FY20), the economy grew at 4.2 per cent as against 6.1 per cent expansion in 2018-19 (FY19). Construction sector GV... Read more...

Record Decline In Output Of 8 Core Sectors
May 2020 , by in News/Views

The lockdown wreaked havoc on the output of eight core industries in April, contracting 38.1 per cent for the month under review. The eight core industries — coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity had contracted 9 per cent in March. In April ... Read more...

Govt Loses GST Revenue In March
May 2020 , by in News/Views

The central government’s share in the goods and services tax for March tumbled 87% over a year earlier as the Covid-19 lockdown stalled economic activity during the month. GST for March, collected till April 30, stood at Rs 5,934 crore, according to data on Controller General of Accounts’ web... Read more...

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