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.

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.

‘BJP to dislodge UPA to bring economic reforms’

BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said his party will overthrow the Congress-led alliance to bring the country back on the path of economic growth.

`US is important partner of India on economic fron

As New Delhi embarks on the path
of the next level of economic reforms aimed towards rapid
growth and development, a top Obama Administration official said that India has no more important partner than the US in this endeavor.

`Pak, India should compete in economic reforms`

PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has urged New Delhi and Islamabad to resolve all issues through dialogue.

Women labour is cheap in India

Twenty years of economic reforms have failed to bridge the male-female income disparity.

Cuban communists approve landmark economic reforms

The reforms represent the biggest changes to Cuba`s struggling, Soviet-style economy in decades.

US’ worst fears realised as Pak Govt stalls economic reforms to stay in power

Pak’s governing party has patched its coalition govt back together at a steep price that officials in US had feared.

Fidel says happy with direction of Cuba

The bearded revolutionary icon described himself as a "soldier of ideas".