Economic slowdown

Finance minister Arun Jaitley. The obsessive concern of the finance ministry with the gross fiscal deficit of the central govt is baffling. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

Wrong time for fiscal squeeze

8 min read . 12 Jan 2018
The growth rate of construction, even though it has improved marginally, continues to show signs of stress. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

The mirage of economic recovery

4 min read . 05 Dec 2017