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GDP growth will fall to four-year low of 6.5 per cent in 2017-18

The predominant narrative would be to attribute this slowdown to the adverse impact of demonetisation and implementation of GST.

06 Jan 2018 1:08 AM

FRDI bill won’t hurt depositors, claims Finance Ministry

The bill was presented in Lok Sabha in August before it was referred to a joint committee of Parliament.

08 Dec 2017 2:19 AM

‘The current GDP data doesn’t say much about economic reversal’

Pronab Sen speaks to Pawan Bali on the GDP data for the second quarter released on Thursday.

03 Dec 2017 2:47 AM

Net must be open, free, says Trai chief

These rules are to be applicable to "internet access services", which are generally available to the public, said Trai.

29 Nov 2017 3:14 AM

S&P still keeps India ‘poor’

Cites higher debt to refuse a rating upgrade; lauds Modi’s reforms.

25 Nov 2017 1:39 AM


After Moody's upgrade, doubters should introspect: Jaitley

Endorsement of Modi govt’s reforms, says Amit Shah

18 Nov 2017 6:24 AM

‘It’s possible to break into top 50 in the next three years...’

This index is for cross-country comparison, and has to use a standard approach to all countries, says Arvind Virmani.

05 Nov 2017 12:31 AM

India bags 100th position in World Bank's ease of doing business

From 130th position last year, India jumped 30 slots to break into the top 100 in World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ rankings.

01 Nov 2017 1:31 AM

Cabinet approves massive Rs 9 lakh crore boost for economy

PSU banks will get Rs 2.11 lakh crore capital to increase lending; Rs 6.92 lakh crore for 83,677-km new road, highway infrastructure.

25 Oct 2017 12:36 AM

Relief for small and medium enterprises, 27 items cheaper

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the steps announced on Friday and said the GST has become “even simpler” after GST Council’s recommendations.

07 Oct 2017 1:38 AM


Economic turnaround: The only way is up

The government has front-loaded capital spending and undertaken significant reform policies including GST.

03 Oct 2017 1:44 AM

I am confident that H2 2017-18 will show solid recovery, says Arvind Virmani

The government is looking at increased public spending to boost growth, with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing CPSEs earlier this week.

03 Oct 2017 1:40 AM

Reliance Communications calls off merger talks

Cites legal and regulatory hurdles as reasons to pull out of the deal.

02 Oct 2017 2:19 AM

Public outcry forces SBI to cut minimum balance to Rs 3,000

The revised requirement and charges will become applicable from the month of October 2017.

26 Sep 2017 6:32 AM

‘The economy is at a stage where it needs govt’s handholding’

Borrowing cost of the government will go up and across the board the interest rates will go up in the capital markets,

24 Sep 2017 4:37 AM


Shore up spending, says SBI

Without higher spend, bank says economy likely to slow down further.

20 Sep 2017 3:52 AM

GDP growth slows to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent

This shows the challenge before the Narendra Modi government to restart the growth momentum in the country.

01 Sep 2017 1:53 AM

War with China is a huge possibility, says Meghnad Desai

Nationalism is one thing in which people don’t calculate economic gain and loss.

28 Aug 2017 1:07 AM

No big fish among new taxpayers, says CEA

Average income of new taxpayers is around Rs 2.7 lakh.

14 Aug 2017 3:12 AM

7.5 per cent growth target is difficult: Economic Survey-2

Survey criticises RBI for wrong inflation prediction, and consequently keeping interest rates high.

12 Aug 2017 2:46 AM