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ECONOMY NEWS

Budget 2020 was aspirational but fell short of addressing key issues

February 04, 2020 4:25 pm

Whether this Budget can aid in immediate growth revival as desired right now is one of the questions everyone is asking.

What Budget 2020 can do to boost consumer spending

January 21, 2020 12:36 pm

Budget 2020 is keenly awaited at a time when consumer spending is low and retail inflation is increasing. Here's what it can do to boost consumer spending.

India's annual electricity demand grows at slowest pace in 6 years

January 15, 2020 10:22 am

Electricity demand is seen as an important indicator of industrial output in the country and a sustained decline could mean a further slowdown in the economy.

Fundamentals of Indian economy strong, has capacity to bounce back: PM Modi

January 09, 2020 9:24 pm

The high-profile meeting was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, besides Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and other senior officials of the think-tank.

PM tells India Inc: Decide and invest boldly, no reason to fear

December 21, 2019 7:33 am

PM Modi said the government has decriminalised many provisions of the Companies Act and that work is underway to bring in more provisions, adding that the government listens to industry, understands their needs and is sensitive to their suggestions.

In an economy sans economists, ministers resort to 'bluff' and 'bluster'

December 13, 2019 2:11 pm

Chidambaram writes: The government has acknowledged that the economy is in a slowdown, but denied that there were ‘structural’ issues that need to be addressed. The government has described the problems as ‘cyclical’. It is a small mercy that they did not identify the causes as ‘seasonal’!

Rahul Gandhi calls Sitharaman 'incompetent', says not her job to tell what she eats

December 05, 2019 8:44 pm

"The Finance Minister's job is not to tell India what she eats. And the fact of the matter is she has no idea on what is going on. Basically she is incompetent. UPA believed in putting competent people in charge of the economy," said Rahul Gandhi.

India braces for shock GDP as PM Modi scrambles to spur economy

November 29, 2019 9:05 am

Data on Friday will likely show the economy had its weakest performance last quarter in more than six years, with the growth rate dropping below the symbolically important 5 per cent mark.

The making of history: Modi Econ 2.0 has started with a big bang

September 28, 2019 11:29 am

Modi Econ 2.0 has started with a big bang — the largest corporate tax cut in world history for new manufacturing firms. Surely this is just the beginning.

Big-bang India Inc.entive: Historic step, will attract global pvt investment, says PM

September 21, 2019 7:03 am

The government further announced a rollback back of the higher surcharge on capital gains on sale of equity shares announced in this Budget for individuals, HUFs, Association of Persons (trusts).

ECONOMY VIDEOS

Congress has no faith in us or any other institution because it has no faith in itself: Narendra Modi

July 21, 2018 9:37 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress party has no faith in the government, the CJI, the RBI or any international organisation that gives data on India's growth. He said it is because Congress has no faith in itself.

Bank officials under CBI probe has risen 5 times in the last 4 months: News in Numbers

July 17, 2018 12:13 pm

The number of bank officers arrested or facing charges for being involved with bad loans has gone up five times in the last four months. Here’s the #NewsInNumbers. See more: https://bit.ly/2IM1j4c