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WPI Hike: Can’t Blame India, Inflation Now Is Global, Says Kaushik Basu

In the April-June quarter, the economy grew an annual 20.1 per cent, and the central bank expects GDP to expand 9.5 per cent in the current fiscal year ending in March 2022.

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India's Growth Is Turning Positive: Former World Bank Economist

The economy is likely to register a 9.5 per cent growth this fiscal over the 7.3 per cent contraction last year, as the ongoing recovery is faster and more credible than earlier foreseen, according to a foreign brokerage report.

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Kaushik Basu Dubs News Of Manipulation Of World Bank's Doing Business Ranking As 'Shocking'

The World Bank Group has decided to discontinue publication of its Doing Business (DB) report on country investment climates following allegations of irregularities.

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India's Inflation Situation 'Very Alarming'; Needs Better Curation Of Policy Between RBI, Finmin: Kaushik Basu

The wholesale price-based inflation eased marginally to 12.07 per cent in June as crude oil and food items witnessed some softening in prices, while retail inflation slipped a tad to 6.26 per cent in June although it remained above the comfort level of the Reserve Bank for the second consecutive month in a row.

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Rahul Gandhi To Speak On Democracy At Virtual Event On March 2

Kaushik Basu is a professor of economics and the Carl Marks Professor of International Studies. From 2012 to 2016 he was chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank.

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Proposal To Allow Business Houses Into Banking A 'Good-looking' Step In 'Bad Direction': Kaushik Basu

The proposal from the recently set up Internal Working Group of the Reserve Bank of India, allowing Indian corporate houses to own and run banks is a good-looking step in a bad direction

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Downturn In India's Growth 'Very Worrying': Kaushik Basu

India's GDP growth dropped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent during April-June as manufacturing dipped and impact of the demonetisation lingered on in the third quarter

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‘Social Damages Might Have More Lasting Impact On Economy Than Wrong Policies’

Delivering the 23rd Lalit Doshi memorial lecture, noted economist Kaushik Basu stressed on the need to have open debates and discussions on issues facing the country

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World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu Hails GST, Says Any Price Rise To Be Short-term

Hailing the passage of the GST Bill, World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu on Friday (05 August) said any immediate 'price jerk or inflation' would be a one-time affair, but the tax reform's long-term growth benefit will be immense.

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New RBI Governor Unlikely Before August Meeting, Kaushik Basu In Frame

The government has scaled back the urgency of its search for a new central bank governor, sources said, with a replacement to Raghuram Rajan now likely to be named only after he chairs his final policy meeting next month

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India Beats China On GDP Growth In 2015; May Grow 7-7.5% In 2016

Hailed as "the bright spot" in a gloomier global economy, India outpaced China as the world's fastest growing economy in 2015 and is expected to clock 7-7.5 per cent growth in the New Year provided the reform momentum continues and the business environment improves

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