India's Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gestures during a photo opportunity in New Delhi, India. Reuters
As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman prepares her budget, the World Bank reports India’s economy grew by 7.2 per cent in 2018-19 in contrast to the recent Indian Central Statistical Office (CSO) estimate of only 6.8 per cent growth during the period. The Bank’s Economic Prospects Report released on Tuesday
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