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Economic Survey 2013-14: Worsening structural constraints led to sub-5% growth

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:02

"Ill-targeted subsidies cramped fiscal space for public investment and distorted the allocation of resources," it added.

Sensex up over 78 points ahead of Economic Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:25

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 11.35 points, or 0.15 percent, to 7,634.55.

Reforms to boost economic growth: Govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 22:02

India's economy slowed to below five per cent in 2012-13 and 2013-14 due to global factors and slowdown in domestic economic activities.

'China's second quarter growth better, more policy steps ahead'

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 10:43

China`s economic growth quickened in the second quarter from the previous three months, but further modest government support measures will still be needed, Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday.

South African strike could spook investors: Moody's

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 16:42

If South African bonds are downgraded to junk status it would make the country`s debt off limits to large institutional investors.

Modi effect: Fitch revises economic growth forecast to 5.5%

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 18:34

International rating agency Fitch Tuesday said India's economic growth will accelerate to 5.5 percent this financial year and 6.5 percent in FY16 due to the clear mandate received by the pro-reform Narendra Modi government.

Vietnam economy grows by 5.18% in first half of 2014

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:52

Vietnam`s economic growth picked up in the first half of the year, official figures showed Friday, indicating the effects of anti-Chinese riots were not as bad as feared.

India most confident nation economically: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:49

Formation of "business-friendly" government led by Narendra Modi has made India the most optimistic country economically, looking ahead six months, says a report.

Time to take steps to put economy on high-growth path: Jaitley

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:48

Faced with a "challenging" economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the time has come to take measures that will put the country on a faster pace of growth and restore investor confidence.

Finance minister says time for action to fix economy

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 12:55

India needs to act now to fix the health of its economy, which is facing a challenging time, Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

Roll out GST, reduce subsidies, World Bank advises India

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 17:00

Ahead of the Modi-government's first budget, the World Bank on Friday suggested that India should roll out GST, reduce subsidies and broaden tax base to promote growth, projecting it to be lower at 5.5 percent for 2014-15, from the earlier forecast of 5.7 percent.

Trying our best to improve economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 10:52

On the basis of avaibale resources, we are making our best efforts. Our focus shall be on reviving the major sectors of economy, especially the manufacturing sector.