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Indian economy


Missing the point

June 09, 2016 12:02 am

Fake, spin and jumla have been used to describe the latest GDP figures, but commentators appear to be relying, sometimes wilfully, on the wrong parameters.

Government plans to release updated IIP, WPI indices by end of 2016

June 05, 2016 12:45 pm

The revision process will include updating the list of items and weightage on the basis of which indices is computed

Repositioning brand India

May 30, 2016 12:34 am

Modi regime has had to tell a new story in a rapidly changing global economy.

Economy’s green shoots yet to strike roots: Private investment still frozen

May 26, 2016 4:59 am

Global economy still in the woods. External demand which absorbed 50% of incremental manufacturing output, virtually absent.

Indian economy like 'one-eyed' king in land of blind: Raghuram Rajan

April 16, 2016 12:58 pm

Rajan, known to have frank views on state of affairs in the Indian and global economy, said "a bunch of good things have happened" in India, but there were "still some things to do".

IMF cuts global growth forecast; retains 7.5% projection for India

April 13, 2016 2:13 am

It has estimated India’s FY16 GDP growth at 7.3 per cent before moving up to 7.5 per cent in the next two fiscals.

Naushad Forbes: 9-10% economic growth essential for job creation

April 11, 2016 12:12 am

Naushad Forbes believes that it might not be sufficient to create enough productive jobs to keep the gears of the economy well oiled.

Sort out the tax maze

April 09, 2016 12:00 am

India needs to rationalise capital controls, simplify its tax regime to mitigate illegitimate cross-border flows.

Unhealthy pallor

April 04, 2016 12:12 am

Not so good news for the economy: Investment rate continues to fall even as industrial and agricultural pickup is anaemic.

Across the aisle: Basking in an illusory sunshine

April 03, 2016 12:00 am

I do not doubt the intentions of the government. My worry is, does the government have a firm grasp of the current economic situation.


'For the first time we have a majority govt. If some hard decisions have to be taken, they must be announced now'

June 18, 2020 2:33 pm

Former governor of Reserve Bank of India Bimal Jalan talks about how he addressed the issues of transparency and accountability in financial transactions and governance in his new book, India Ahead: 2025 and Beyond.

No need for 'exaggerated panic' among investors: Jaitley

February 12, 2016 11:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): As the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex plunged around 800 point on Thursday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday came out to calm the investors, saying that there was no need for an 'exaggerated panic' among investors. Jaitley emphasised that the investors should keep in mind the inherent strength of the Indian economy while investing. He added that the Government is fully committed to empower and support public sector banks by providing whatever capital requirements is required, adding that the problem of recovering bad loans from the borrowers will soon be ended.