August 13, 2020 12:23 am
The United Kingdom -- which already has the highest death toll in Europe from the virus -- seems to be paying for being late in imposing lockdown restrictions, as compared to its neighbours such as Spain and France.
August 11, 2020 7:07 am
The Centre and the states are in a tussle over delayed compensation payments under GST. What led to this, how much is due, and what is being done about it?
August 11, 2020 9:44 am
The promise of contracts worth almost Rs 4 lakh crore to the domestic industry over the next 5-7 years does appear impressive – but so was the figure of Rs 3.5 lakh crore for projects under the Make in India scheme, all of which got stuck in the pipeline.
August 11, 2020 11:51 am
There are several reasons why RBI did not cut rates this week and why it may not cut them until December; the onus of boosting growth now lies solely with the government.
August 10, 2020 10:12 am
With evacuation efforts being hindered by the fire, the chances of survival decrease significantly.
August 10, 2020 10:10 am
At a time when the economy is under stress and the growth is expected to contract in 2020-21, the rising forex reserves have come as a breather for the economy as it can cover India’s import bill of more than one year.
August 09, 2020 10:32 am
The RBI has cleared a loan restructuring scheme for borrowers under stress because of the pandemic. How will the scheme work, and what safeguards are in place to prevent misuse?
August 09, 2020 10:33 am
The US is the largest market for India’s pharmaceutical products. It is said that every third pill sold in America is made in India.
August 10, 2020 10:14 am
The RBI monetary policy review has kept interest rates on hold, contrary to broad market expectations. A look at how concerns around inflation and growth led to this decision, and other key highlights.
August 07, 2020 7:20 am
At present, the Indian central bank is facing an odd situation: GDP is contracting even as inflation is rising.