indian economy

P Chidambaram slams 'shameless RSS' for dragging economy into 'negative growth territory'

P Chidambaram slams 'shameless RSS' for dragging economy into 'negative growth territory'

Veteran Congress leader and former union finance ministe P Chidambaram on Saturday said RSS should be ashamed of how the government has d...Read More

8 new horizons of growth: Highlights of Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference dated May 16, 2020

8 new horizons of growth: Highlights of Nirmala Sitharaman's press conference dated May 16, 2020

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday introduced the fourth part of her press conference that focuses on the economic stimulus ...Read More

India will be risking economic hara-kiri, if lockdown extended for much longer: Anand Mahindra

India will be risking economic hara-kiri, if lockdown extended for much longer: Anand Mahindra

New Delhi: Leading industrialist Anand Mahindra on Monday said that if lockdown is extended for much longer duration then the country wil...Read More

No alternative to expanding the fiscal deficit

No alternative to expanding the fiscal deficit

As 63 million small and medium enterprises look to the government for support in these harrowing times, what prevents the policymakers fr...Read More

Coronavirus proof that we cannot wait for another catastrophe; multilateralism is the need of the hour

Coronavirus proof that we cannot wait for another catastrophe; multilateralism is the need of the hour

Internet straw polls on the post-coronavirus world confirm what is generally accepted, that there's no going back to business-as-usual. A...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Lockdown cannot go on indefinitely

FPJ EDIT: Lockdown cannot go on indefinitely

Despite the lockdown in India and a number of countries there is no knowing definitely when humankind will be rid of this latest scourge...Read More

Navigating the Covid–19 pandemic

Navigating the Covid–19 pandemic

COVID-19 came as a total surprise and shock to all parts of the world. This is the first time in modern history all the countries in the ...Read More

Tap the opportunity before another economy does, urges World Trade Center-Mumbai

Tap the opportunity before another economy does, urges World Trade Center-Mumbai

Rupa Naik, Senior Director of MVIRDC World Trade Center Mumbai, speaks to Free Press Journal’s Jescilia Karayamparambil about the challen...Read More

More work from home? Less traffic? How lockdown could change India Inc’s working habits

More work from home? Less traffic? How lockdown could change India Inc’s working habits

Post lockdown world will be different then the pre-lockdown world. At least this is what people expect. There are many discussions, thoug...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Economy needs a revival package

FPJ EDIT: Economy needs a revival package

Without a generous package for retail and wholesale businesses and various sectors of manufacturing, it may be hard to protect these from...Read More

MP bankers panel comes out with suggestions to boost economy

MP bankers panel comes out with suggestions to boost economy

Provide ad hoc limit up to 20% of sanctioned limit to all borrowers engaged in manufacturing and retail business

Biggest lockdown may have cost Rs 7-8 lakh crore to Indian economy

Biggest lockdown may have cost Rs 7-8 lakh crore to Indian economy

Only essential goods and services such as agriculture, mining, utility services, some financial and IT services and public services were ...Read More

World's biggest lockdown may have cost Rs 7-8 lakh cr to Indian economy

World's biggest lockdown may have cost Rs 7-8 lakh cr to Indian economy

New Delhi: The world's biggest lockdown that shut a majority of the factories and businesses, suspended flights, stopped trains and restr...Read More

World Bank: Indian economy severely disrupted

World Bank: Indian economy severely disrupted

The COVID-19 outbreak came at a time when India's economy was already slowing, due to persistent financial sector weaknesses, the report ...Read More

Coronavirus pandemic 'severe demand shock' for Indian economy: D&B

Coronavirus pandemic 'severe demand shock' for Indian economy: D&B

The coronavirus pandemic is a "severe demand shock" for the Indian economy and could lead to further moderation in the country's GDP grow...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Give succour to poor but
reopen the economy

FPJ EDIT: Give succour to poor but reopen the economy

We are in the second half of the national lockdown but the battle against the deadly pandemic is far from over. Due to the perfidy of the...Read More

Our policies are clear, fundamentals strong: PM Narendra Modi on Indian economy

Our policies are clear, fundamentals strong: PM Narendra Modi on Indian economy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the global economy is going through a "difficult situation" but the fundament...Read More

Amit Shah pulls a Rahul Gandhi, says 'million ton' instead of 'trillion'

Amit Shah pulls a Rahul Gandhi, says 'million ton' instead of 'trillion'

The Home Minister had said that the economy had grown by nearly one trillion during PM Modi's tenure.

Budget 2020: How Modi's 'NRI tax' has left Kerala fuming

Budget 2020: How Modi's 'NRI tax' has left Kerala fuming

NRIs being an integral source that sustains Kerala’s economy, the recent announcement may have curtailed the BJP's chances in the state.

'Your magical exercise might just start economy': Rahul Gandhi uses Modi's fitness video to take jibe at PM

'Your magical exercise might just start economy': Rahul Gandhi uses Modi's fitness video to take jibe at PM

Rahul Gandhi suggested that the Prime Minister try his "magical exercise routine" a few more times.

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