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FM Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to announce steps to revive India's economic growth. Catch all LIVE updates here

BS Web Desk  | New Delhi 

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8% annual growth needed for GDP to touch $5 trn by FY25: Economic Survey
Finance Minister is holding a press briefing, amid expectations that the government would announce steps to revive the country's economic growth.

India's GDP growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent, and most analysts expect the data due later this month to show that growth in April-June faltered even further.


Domestic passenger vehicle sales, a key economic indicator, plunged an annual 31 per cent in July - the steepest recorded pace of decline in nearly two decades.

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