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K.C. Singh | A mix of success, hype & innovation at Delhi G-20

One notable outcome is the admission of the African Union as a full member of the G-20, making it now the G-21.

11 Sep 2023 12:05 AM

Dilli ka Babu: Aayog takes nuanced approach to China stakes

The government’s decision was greeted by many nationalistic supporters of the government who saw in the move a bold stance against China

29 Apr 2020 8:07 PM

Challenge before India is to grow at 8-9 pc and sustain it: Kant

The government also announced a slew of measures to boost exports and real estate sector.

25 Sep 2019 1:34 PM

Govt keen to bring India among top 25 countries in ease of business: Kant

Govt has tried to cut away human intervention and that is a reason why India was able to rise in ease of doing business rankings.

16 Sep 2019 1:06 PM

India needs to increase women workforce to global average of 48 pc: Kant

At present, India has only about 27 per cent women in the workforce.

10 Aug 2019 11:16 AM


5,645 electric buses sanctioned for 65 cities: Amitabh Kant

The Centre has been taking initiatives to popularise environment-friendly electric vehicles.

29 Jul 2019 4:28 PM

Urbanisation to be big driver of Indian economic growth: Kant

Kant said IMF has forecast 7.5 per cent growth for India despite a gloomy outlook for the global economy.

23 Jan 2019 1:01 PM

India will need USD 4.5 trillion till 2040 for infra development: Kant

Kant said India is growing at the rate of 7.5 per cent per annum and challenge is to grow at higher rates.

31 Oct 2018 3:58 PM

Niti CEO says 10 pc growth not possible without improving HDI

In 2016 UN Human Development Report, India had slipped one place to rank 131st among 188 countries in HDI.

29 Jul 2018 10:18 AM

'Name and shame' has helped improve states' biz rankings: Kant

Government is using indices to achieve development goals and making states compete with one another.

25 Jan 2018 9:37 AM


Mobile data consumption up 142 per cent: Kant

India has seen a 17X increase in online banking transactions per internet user and a 200X increase in digital wallet transaction.

17 Jun 2017 4:21 PM