GDP

Agriculture top priority, GDP gains must reach farmers: Arun Jaitley

Agriculture top priority, GDP gains must reach farmers: Arun Jaitley

The agriculture sector is a foremost priority for the government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
India poised to become world's third largest economy: Prabhu

India poised to become world's third largest economy: Prabhu

Prabhu has described small enterprises as the backbone of the global economy.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
September GDP figures to be announced today; India seen posting stronger growth

September GDP figures to be announced today; India seen posting stronger growth

Analysts are expecting an higher dataprint for the September quarter GDP, with some of them pegging it at 6.4 percent.

Nov 30, 2017, 07:46 AM IST
Market outlook: GDP, PMI numbers to guide D-St this week

Market outlook: GDP, PMI numbers to guide D-St this week

Over the last week, the Sensex jumped 336.44 points, or 1 percent, while the Nifty rallied 106.10 points, or 1.03 percent.

Nov 26, 2017, 14:00 PM IST
China's growth miracle has run out of steam, says expert

China's growth miracle has run out of steam, says expert

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth must not be seen as an indicator of China's underlying economic performance, a Beijing-based economic theorist and financial strategist has said.

Nov 22, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
Demonetisation may increase economic inequalities: Manmohan Singh

Demonetisation may increase economic inequalities: Manmohan Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called demonetisation a "catastrophic economic policy" that may aggravate inequalities and prove to be a "far greater social malaise" in a diverse country like India, and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accept the "blunder" and work towards a consensus to rebuild the economy.

Nov 06, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
India to get 44 new economic corridors by December 2018 under ambitious Rs 7-lakh crore highway programme

India to get 44 new economic corridors by December 2018 under ambitious Rs 7-lakh crore highway programme

Apart from 44 new corridors, 65 inter-corridor and feeder roads and besides 115 feeder roads are coming up.

Oct 26, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

Rs 2.11 lakh crore PSU bank recap plan credit positive: Moody's

Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday said the government's plan to infuse Rs 2.11 lakh crore in PSU banks is "significant credit positive" as it will help address the problem of weak capitalisation.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

PSU bank recap plan monumental step forward: Urjit Patel

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday announced that Rs 2.11 lakh crore would be infused in PSU banks over two years, of which Rs 1.35 lakh crore will be through recapitalisation bonds.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
CEA pegs interest cost of recapitalisation bonds at Rs 9,000 crore

CEA pegs interest cost of recapitalisation bonds at Rs 9,000 crore

Yesterday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled an unprecedented Rs 2.11 lakh crore two-year road map to bolster NPA-hit public sector banks, which includes re-capitalisation bonds, budgetary support, and equity dilution.

Oct 25, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Cabinet defends big reforms, approves Rs 2.11 lakh crores for public sector banks

Cabinet defends big reforms, approves Rs 2.11 lakh crores for public sector banks

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the Indian economy is on a strong wicket with sound macro-economic fundamentals.

Oct 24, 2017, 18:11 PM IST
Government says GDP growth set to take off: Top highlights

Government says GDP growth set to take off: Top highlights

We won't cross 4 percent inflation. India is defined by low inflation these days, says Arun Jaitley

Oct 24, 2017, 16:45 PM IST
US has wisely chosen India as its strategic partner: Rex Tillerson

US has wisely chosen India as its strategic partner: Rex Tillerson

Tillerson said that India and the US need to serve as eastern and western beacons, so that it does not become a region of disorder, conflict and predatory economics.

Oct 19, 2017, 07:09 AM IST

PM Modi promises steps to reverse GDP slowdown

Watch PM Narendra Modi's address at company secretaries golden jubilee event.

Oct 04, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
PM Modi's message to BJP cadre: Put country first, party second

PM Modi's message to BJP cadre: Put country first, party second

BJP's national executive meeting was attended by 13 CMs, six Deputy CMs, more than 60 Cabinet ministers, 232 state ministers, 515 MLAs and 334 MPs.

Sep 25, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

PM Modi to address BJP meet today; economy, Assembly polls expected to be on agenda

The BJP national executive meet on Monday will be addressed by PM Modi and party president Amit Shah.

Sep 25, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
'CAD likely at 1.5% of GDP in 2017; funding not a constraint'

'CAD likely at 1.5% of GDP in 2017; funding not a constraint'

Nomura expects current account deficit likely at 1.5 per cent of GDP in 2017 but noted that funding will not be a constraint.

Sep 18, 2017, 11:27 AM IST
GDP data for Q1 of 2017 to be out today

GDP data for Q1 of 2017 to be out today

The economy clocked a 6.1 per cent growth rate in the January–March period — its lowest pace of growth in the past nine quarters, mainly due to demonetisation.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:09 PM IST
Mercedes calls for lower taxes on luxury cars in India

Mercedes calls for lower taxes on luxury cars in India

Under the GST regime, large cars with engine capacity greater than 1,500 cc and SUVs with length more than 4 metres and engine greater than 1,500 cc attract cess of 15 percent in addition to the top tax rate of 28 percent.

Jul 23, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
India to overtake Japan in steel production in 2 years

India to overtake Japan in steel production in 2 years

Stating that the steel sector has started improving, he said the sector contribute to one to 1.5 percent in the country's GDP.

Jul 14, 2017, 23:39 PM IST