economy

We do listen: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

We do listen: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

According to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, the BJP government indeed listens to criticism and is always ready to respond.

FPJ Edit: Economy under serious stress

FPJ Edit: Economy under serious stress

The latest GDP numbers should not surprise anyone. When in the first quarter of 2019-20, growth fell to 5 per cent observers had warned o...Read More

USD 5 trillion Economy is still just not on

USD 5 trillion Economy is still just not on

Soon after assuming office for the second term in May, the Narendra Modi-led government set a target of taking the economy to $5 trillion

Delhi's air pollution not just affecting health, but also toxic for economy facing a slowdown

Delhi's air pollution not just affecting health, but also toxic for economy facing a slowdown

The national capital recorded its best air quality in 12 days as moderate winds continued to counter the effect of stubble burning on Mon...Read More

Budget 2020: FinMin seeks suggestions for rationalising income tax, other duties

Budget 2020: FinMin seeks suggestions for rationalising income tax, other duties

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who had to announce additional measures to stimulate a slowing economy

India is world's most open, investment friendly economy: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum

India is world's most open, investment friendly economy: PM Modi at BRICS Business Forum

Brasalia: India is the world's most "open and investment friendly" economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday as he wooe...Read More

Moody's warns India could be headed for debt trap and recessionary phase

Moody's warns India could be headed for debt trap and recessionary phase

Moody's has changed the outlook on the Government of India's ratings to negative from stable and affirmed the Baa2 foreign-currency and l...Read More

Start-ups are giving growth impetus to economy: KPMG report

Start-ups are giving growth impetus to economy: KPMG report

The report titled "Fintech and Start-ups Fuelling India's USD 5-trillion economy" was released by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami...Read More

Finance Minister reviews state of economy with RBI, other regulators

Finance Minister reviews state of economy with RBI, other regulators

The 21st meeting of FSDC comes against the backdrop of the economy hitting a six-year low growth rate of 5% in the first quarter of 2019-20.

New funding window to boost real estate

New funding window to boost real estate

The latest measure is aimed at reviving the real estate sector which has been in dire straits.

Difference between 2012 and 2019 is 'parlous' state of economy: P Chidambaram on RCEP

Difference between 2012 and 2019 is 'parlous' state of economy: P Chidambaram on RCEP

His remarks come days after India decided not to join the mega Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) deal as negotiations fa...Read More

Slowdown dents appetite for gold

Slowdown dents appetite for gold

The country, which is the second largest consumer of the yellow metal after China, recorded a 66 per cent fall in gold imports to 80.5 to...Read More

'Downturn most severe in 20 years’

'Downturn most severe in 20 years’

While all the past three downturns have been either due to exposure of heightened external vulnerabilities or natural calamities

US Treasury Secy holds talks with RBI Guv over economy, regulatory developments

US Treasury Secy holds talks with RBI Guv over economy, regulatory developments

Mumbai: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das in the financial capital on Saturday.The two discussed "glo...Read More

Economy can’t handle more slips

Economy can’t handle more slips

All data points indicate that there is a distinct slowdown in the economy. The negative growth rate in the core sector at 5.2% in Septemb...Read More

Government plan to dig up your hoarded gold

Government plan to dig up your hoarded gold

Though the rate of tax is yet to be worked out by the government, sources indicated that the thinking is to keep the rate at around 30 pe...Read More

55 lakh workers to benefit from minimum wages: Arvind Kejriwal

55 lakh workers to benefit from minimum wages: Arvind Kejriwal

"Among various steps to revive the economy, financially aiding the poor and stabilizing the economy, this is an important step as it will...Read More

Contagion risk rising, says report

Contagion risk rising, says report

According to the report, a bank failure could disrupt interbank market, payments, hurt credit availability and adversely affect economic ...Read More

Armed with data, Congress hits out again on economy front

Armed with data, Congress hits out again on economy front

New Delhi: Launching another attack on PM Modi and the BJP, armed with relevant data on economy, the Congress has pushed the Centre to th...Read More

Indore: Make MP Tiger economy; In 2 years from emerging

Indore: Make MP Tiger economy; In 2 years from emerging

No single window, if the company has land, it can directly start industry without any permission. After 3 years rule compliance verified....Read More

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