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Congress plays down Economist article on Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 22:39

Congress sought to down play an article appearing in `The Economist` that doubted Rahul Gandhi`s credentials as a politician.

Kaushik Basu is now Chief Economist of World Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 22:39

The World Bank on Wednesday appointed Kaushik Basu as its Chief Economist and Senior Vice President.

Delhi most competitive city in India: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 16:25

The study, which has been commissioned by the Citigroup, ranked Delhi at number 68 in the list of 120 of the world's major cities.

US economy to lose some steam in early 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 19:50

This leaves economists split on whether the central bank will step in with more fuel for the recovery.

World will accept nuclear Iran: Israeli economist

Last Updated: Friday, November 25, 2011, 12:19

Israeli President said earlier this month that an attack on Iran was becoming increasingly more likely.

SEBI to hire 'Chief Economist' for research, policy inputs

Last Updated: Sunday, September 25, 2011, 17:35

Capital markets regulator SEBI, which is facing a staff crunch in its top ranks, will hire a 'Chief Economist' to strengthen its research capabilities in the area of overall economic policy and the securities market.

Morgan Stanley hires Reinhart as chief US economist

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 00:03

Morgan Stanley said on Tuesday that it had hired Vincent Reinhart, a former Federal Reserve policymaker, as its chief US economist.

Indian Railways is world’s 8th biggest employer

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 20:13

Indian Railways had 1.4 million people on its payroll last year, making it the world’s eighth biggest employer, according to the Economist.

White House to nominate Alan Krueger as top economist

Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 18:21

US President Barack Obama on Monday will announce he has chosen Princeton University labor economist Alan Krueger to become the top White House economist, a White House official said.

Dhaka minister accuses Economist of smear campaign

Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 12:55

The Economist said India had funded Bangladesh ruling party`s 2008 election victory.

Govt, Economist in censorship row over Kashmir map

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 15:00

The Economist magazine has accused India of hostile censorship after officials prevented the distribution of the latest edition because of a map showing the disputed borders of Kashmir.

Corruption exaggerated in India: Economist

Last Updated: Thursday, December 02, 2010, 21:20

With spotlight being on corruption and scams, internationally acclaimed economist Jagdish Bhagwati told Indian MPs on Thursday that the corruption issue is exaggerated in India which has delivered well on reforms.