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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.