recession

Audio podcast: 7 things the finance minister didn’t tell you about Budget 2021
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Ashraf Engineer February 5, 2021 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. So much was expected from the Union Budget that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented on February 1, 2021. India needs an economic...
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Audio podcast: What to expect from Budget 2021
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  Ashraf Engineer January 9, 2021 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Few Budgets would have been as critical as the one Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present on February 1, 2021. India...
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Audio podcast: India’s first ever ‘technical recession’
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Ashraf Engineer November 30, 2020 PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India’s economy contracted 7.5% between July and September 2020, coming on the back of a 23.9% contraction in the previous quarter. This...
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Audio podcast: Unemployment pandemic could be worse than COVID-19
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Podcast transcript Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. As the economy contracts, India’s job crisis expands. As news that the Indian GDP had contracted 23.9% rolled in, it was inevitable that there would be bad news on the jobs...
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Modi’s ineptness has left the economy in tatters
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Ashraf Engineer September 3, 2020 Narendra Modi rode to power in 2014 claiming he would fix the economy – that wasn’t really broken in the first place – and unleash a wave of prosperity. He spoke often about providing jobs...
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Double whammy for India: coronavirus and the slowdown
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Ashraf Engineer March 19, 2020 Slowing growth, diminished cash flows, a seemingly unending banking crisis, and now the coronavirus… it’s no wonder the ‘R’ word is no longer being mentioned in hushed whispers. Even until the beginning of 2019, though...
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