Economic Survey 2020 has laid road map of Indian economy, says JD Agarwal

Economic Survey 2020 has laid road map of Indian economy, says JD Agarwal

Economic Survey 2020 presents a very positive outlook of the Indian economy feels Dr. J.D.Agarwal, Professor of Finance and Chairman, Indian Institute of Finance. It rightly supports the GDP estimation of India following the revised estimation methodology in 2011.

Economic Survey has rightly lauded the economic performance of the Indian economy in 2019-20 on various economic parameters, despite weak environment for global manufacturing, trade and demand, feels Dr. Agarwal.

According to Economic Survey the economy has performed very well in 2019-20 on various economic parameters, feels Professor Agarwal.

Agricultures As Solution

The Narendra Modi government’s first term (June 2014 to May 2019) was marked by benign consumer food price inflation. At a mere 3.3% year-on-year, it averaged below even the 4.3% for overall retail inflation. Politically, the ruling party benefited, given that there are far more consumers of milk in India than dairy farmers. The same…

No nod for Charminar protest against CAA, NRC

Hyderabad: There was uncertainty on Thursday over the proposed protests announced by the United Muslim Action Committee (UMAC) and the Telangana-AP JAC against CAA-NPR-NRC owing to doubts about according police permission for both programmes, though a clear picture began to emerge by late evening. Police authorities did not disclose anything about the status of the petitions….

Prithviraj Chavan : Shiv Sena wanted to form govt with Congress, NCP in 2014

Former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan’s statement that the Shiv Sena wanted to form a coalition government with the Congress and NCP after 2014 state elections has set off a political storm. In an interview with PTI, when asked what made the Congress join hands with the ideologically opposite Sena, Chavan said, ‘A similar situation emerged…

Jeff Bezos makes mega million jobs promise in India as Amazon firefights govt

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it planned to create 1 million jobs in India by 2025, a day after the country’s trade minister said the e-commerce giant’s recently unveiled $1 billion investment in the country was no big favour.

Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart are facing mounting criticism from India’s brick-and-mortar retailers, which accuse the U.S. giants of violating Indian law by racking up billions of dollars in losses to fund deep discounts and discriminating against small sellers. The companies deny the allegations.

Amazon said it would create new jobs in India through investments in infrastructure, technology and logistics.

Punjab Assembly, second after Kerala, passes resolution against CAA

Punjab Assembly on Friday passed a resolution against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act that was cleared by Parliament last month, the second assembly after Kerala to call for scrapping the law.

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh later told reporters that his government would also move the Supreme Court against the CAA. Kerala had earlier this week joined the 60-odd petitioners who have already approached the top court against the law that lets the government fast-track citizenship request of people on grounds of religion.

The resolution said the citizenship law was ‘divisive and stands for everything opposed to a free and fair democracy, which must enshrine equality for all’.

Arrested cop Davindra Singh will be treated as terrorist: IGP J&K Police

The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a deputy superintendent of J&K Police along with two Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in south Kashmir. Addressing a press conference on the arrest of the senior cop, IGP J&K Police Vijay Kumar said the arrested cop would be treated and investigated as a terrorist.