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Don't waste this crisis: There's no more room to ignore bad economics

A crisis is when a govt can expect people to make sacrifices for the larger good. The danger of doing nothing is that growth of 6% or less becomes the norm, not the unacceptable, writes T N Ninan

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Indian Economy | Weekend Ruminations | Nirmala Sitharaman

T N Ninan 



T N Ninan

The gross domestic product (GDP) growth numbers for the July-September quarter, the lowest in 26 quarters, are no surprise. Most analysts had — belatedly — forecast the bad news. It is now clear that if the government does not get its act together by Budget day, two months from now, a quick recovery from the current depths should not be expected. The economy is on a cusp from where it can swing either way. is on test.

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First Published: Fri, November 29 2019. 20:53 IST

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