US `committed` to Egypt economic reforms, security: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday Washington is "committed" to supporting Egypt`s economic reforms and its security, in an address to a global investment conference at an Egyptian Red Sea resort.

Delhi poll results will not cast shadow on economic reforms: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the Delhi assembly election results would not have any bearing on the government's determination to go ahead with its economic reforms.

Former Chinese propaganda chief Deng Liqun dies at 100

Former Chinese propaganda chief and communist hardliner Deng Liqun, a fierce critic of the economic reforms championed by late leader Deng Xiaoping, died at the age of 100, state media reported.

Congress hits back at Jaitley, says BJP disrupted Parliament when in Opposition

Hitting back Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for accusing it of being obstructionist in Parliament, Congress on Sunday said it exposes BJP's "hypocricy and double standards" as the party had frequently "derailed" legislative business while it was in Opposition.

India may see rating upgrade in 2015: Deepak Parekh

Zee Business Bureau Chief Mihir Bhatt caught up with HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on his views on Indian Economy, Capital Markets, Reforms and way forward. Excerpts from his interview.

G20 backs PM Modi's pitch on black money repatriation

After making a strong pitch for economic reforms on the first day of G20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the importance of coordination between all nations to face challenges of black money, terrorism, drug trafficking and arms smuggling.

UPA should have continued with economic reforms: Chidambaram

The UPA government should have continued with economic reforms for achieving higher growth, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Wednesday.

BJP draws parallel between Narasimha Rao and Narendra Modi on economic reforms

BJP drew parallel between PV Narasimha Rao and Narendra Modi for the way they helmed India`s economic policies, crediting the former`s leadership for 1991 economic reforms amid adverse circumstances.

Raul Castro issues stern warning to entrepreneurs

President Raul Castro has issued a stern warning to entrepreneurs pushing the boundaries of Cuba`s economic reform, saying "those pressuring us to move faster are moving us toward failure."

Parliament`s Monsoon Session extended to September 6

To make up for time lost due to disruptions, government on Monday decided to extend the Monsoon Session of Parliament till September 6 and hopes to pass key Bills relating to food security, economic reforms and land acquisiton.

Indo-US ties will hit a wall without reforms: US Congressman

A top American lawmaker cautioned that there is an increasing feeling in the Congress that India-US relationship would hit a wall, if New Delhi did not carry out the necessary reforms.

Govt focussing on growth at cost of people: Aruna Roy

Social activist Aruna Roy hit out at government saying it was focussing on economic reforms and growth at the cost of poor people.

`Modernoxicity` leading to depravity in society: Yechury

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said the "depravity" in society was due to "modernoxicity" and the "neo-liberal economic reforms" that had unleashed "a new animal in India".

Govt to highlight big-ticket reforms at Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

Government will highlight the big-ticket reform measures and policy initiatives to woo overseas Indian investors at the next Pravasi Bhartiya Divas.

PM takes on Narendra Modi, says not dictated by US on FDI

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he was working in the interest of the nation, and not the behest of any foreign country.

Sonia backs PM on reforms, says no threat to govt

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday lauded Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh for taking bold initiatives aimed at improving the economic situation of the country.

Govt planning to go ahead with more economic reforms: Khurshid

The govt is planning to go ahead with more economic reforms especially in areas where these could be done through its own executive powers, Salman Khurshid said.

Government has decided on no more reforms: BJP

BJP said the govt seems to have decided against any more reforms as the chief economic advisor had said reforms were not possible till 2014 polls.

NCP can unleash second wave of economic reforms

There is an urgent need of a strong consumer protection mechanism.

Govt expects growth at 7.5% in FY’12: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said it
would strive to build political consensus and hoped the economy would grow by 7.5% this fiscal.