Tag: economy

What ails India’s household economy?

A slump in household economy, due to lower household savings and capital expenditure, doesn’t augur well for a speedy revival of overall investment in the Indian economy. Graphic: Mint The household sector is the largest segment of the Indian economy. In 2015-16, it accounted for 43.6%…

Demonetisation will help boost digital economy: Nandan Nilekani

New Delhi: Former Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, Nandan Nilekani, has said the demonetisation “shock given to the currency” will boost digital economy. “The fact is that we have had a shock given to the currency system and, in my view, this will…

The economy is still limping along: Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to put out a white paper on the state of the economy under the previous United Progressive Alliance regime, a week after the PM told CNN-News18 that he considered the option but desisted doing it…