StatsGuru: Examining the numbers behind the fall in inflation

20 Oct 2014

Of late, inflation has softened noticeably. As Table 1 shows, Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation has crashed to its lowest level ...

StatsGuru: Taking stock of the state of sanitation in India

06 Oct 2014

The prime minister's "Swachh Bharat" campaign is, at the bottom, about sanitation and about latrines. The task, as revealed in Figure 1, is ...

StatsGuru: PM Modi's business agenda during US visit

29 Sep 2014

In the United States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi intends to revive bilateral economic ties. As Table 1 shows, trade has grown steadily ...

StatsGuru: Key numbers RBI will consider for its policy stance

22 Sep 2014

In spite of Governor Raghuram Rajan's repeated concerns about inflation, many think there may still be a loosening of stance

StatsGuru: Taking stock of the phone launches by Apple & Samsung

15 Sep 2014

Last fortnight, both Apple and Samsung unveiled new devices. As Table 1 shows, the companies still are the two largest players in the ...

StatsGuru: What we'll talk about with Chinese President Xi Jinping

08 Sep 2014

China's president, Xi Jinping, will soon be in India. India's trade deficit with China will certainly be on the agenda. It has increased ...

StatsGuru: Taking stock of the volatility in oil prices

25 Aug 2014

Taking stock of the volatility in oil prices and its ramification

StatsGuru- How India has changed since gaining independence

18 Aug 2014

In its 67 years of independence, India has changed considerably. As Table 1 shows, growth in gross domestic product has increased steadily ...

StatsGuru: Why Cognizant projected low revenue growth

11 Aug 2014

IT major Cognizant has recently announced its lowest projections for revenue growth in some time. As Table 1 shows, its peers seemed to ...

StatsGuru: Factors RBI will consider for this week's monetary policy

04 Aug 2014

Factors RBI will consider for this week's monetary policy

StatsGuru: Taking stock of the government's disinvestment target

28 Jul 2014

Taking stock of the government's disinvestment target

StatsGuru: BRICS- A bouquet of variation

21 Jul 2014

The five BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - are hardly similar in most respects. Even their recent economic ...

StatsGuru-14-July-14

14 Jul 2014

The recently presented Union Budget has made some optimistic revenue and expenditure forecasts. As Table 1 shows, it expects that revenue ...

StatsGuru: The numbers behind food inflation

07 Jul 2014

Food inflation has been the bugbear of the Indian economy over the past few years. If the monsoon disappoints, it might only intensify

StatsGuru: The numbers behind the rise of smartphones

01 Jul 2014

As Google releases information about the latest upgrade to its Android mobile operating system (OS), where is the smartphone and tablet ...

StatsGuru: 16-June-2014

16 Jun 2014

Taking stock of the nation's spending on defence

StatsGuru: 26-May-2014

25 May 2014

Making sense of the numbers beyond the rally on the bourses

StatsGuru-19-May-2014

19 May 2014

Taking stock of the numbers behind the election results

StatsGuru: 12-May-2014

11 May 2014

Making sense of India's appetite for protein-rich foodstuff

StatsGuru: 05-May-2014

05 May 2014

Taking stock of the industrial and manufacturing sectors

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