High economic growth will wipe tears of the poor: Amit Shah

Expressing optimism over the state of the economy as highlighted in the Economic Survey, BJP President Amit Shah said that if the country grows with high rate it will provide an opportunity to wipe the tears from the eyes of the deprived and the poor.

India keen to prove its superiority: Chinese daily

A Chinese daily Wednesday said India is keen to become the best in some aspects and it is in dire need of evidence to show that it is not inferior to China.

John Kerry discusses Indo-US ties, economic growth with PM Narendra Modi

Days ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit, Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed "ties between the world's oldest and largest democracies" with regard to economic growth and climate issues, among others.

Global CO2 emissions soar to all time high but with decreased growth rate
Global CO2 emissions soar to all time high but with decreased growth rate

A new study has revealed that although global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production has reached an all new high, the growth has been notably slower at 2 percent than on average in the last ten years.

Punjab govt to train 1 lakh youngsters every year: Badal

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the Punjab government's top priority was to impart skill education to people and it would train nearly one lakh youths every year through various schemes.

Gender inequality undermining India's progress: Govt report

Deep-rooted gender inequalities continue to undermine India's potential to translate economic growth into inclusive development, according to a government report which highlighted the inequality found in the education system.

Narendra Modi's neo-liberal policies leading to discontent: Yechury

The aggressive pursuance of neo- liberal economic policies by the Narendra Modi government was leading to discontent among the masses who were not getting benefits of economic growth, CPI(M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said.

Govt for relook at Land Acquisition Act, labour laws

 The government on Wednesday said it is looking at changing some "illogical provisions" of the land acquisition law and is open to rationalising labour laws to spur economic growth.

PM Modi bats for Centre-State partnership at Global Investors Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday declared that the Centre would stand shoulder to shoulder with all states, irrespective of political affiliation of the state government, to facilitate investment and economic growth.

Haryana polls: Congress releases manifesto, woos farmers, promises growth
Haryana polls: Congress releases manifesto, woos farmers, promises growth

Congress, seeking a third term in a row in Haryana, on Wednesday released its election manifesto for the October 15 polls, attempting to woo farmers and other sections, even as Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda promised to put the state on higher growth trajectory.

PM Modi addresses Council on Foreign Relations in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed economic growth in India and US-India relations in his address at Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Make in India plan: Will Modi be able to attract foreign investment?

“Make in India” plan came ahead of Mr Modi’s visit to the United States as he strives to boost global investment into India and revive economic growth.

China needs to come to table on border dispute: VK Singh

China needs to come to the discussion table to resolve the long-standing border dispute on Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs VK Singh said on Friday.

India has right to grow, carbon emissions may rise: Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar, India`s Environment minister has taken a bold stand on the carbon emissions issue and stated a stark and inevitable truth.Though he emphasised on the fact that India is committed to reduce carbon emissions, it may increase in the process of development and poverty eradication.

Pakistan records over 4 percent annual economic growth: Govt

Pakistan`s government said that the country had achieved 4.1 percent GDP growth during the fiscal year ending on June 30.

Adapt new norm to spur growth: Xi Jinping

China should adapt a "new norm" for its economic growth and be "cool-minded" in dealing with it amid slowdown in the world`s second-largest economy, President Xi Jinping has said.

China should adapt to new norm of growth: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday that the country should adapt to new norm for its economic growth and be cool-minded amid slowdown in the world`s second-largest economy.

Economic growth does not necessarily end undernutrition among kids: Lancet

Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health, the University of Gottingen, Germany, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, found not much association between economic growth and signs of undernutrition.

Adequate energy supply at affordable price key for growth: PM

With India expected to become world`s third largest energy consumer by 2020, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said adequate energy supply at affordable price is critical for economic growth.