Economy

Can't let shadow economy be larger than real economy: Arun Jaitley

Can't let shadow economy be larger than real economy: Arun Jaitley

"You can't have an economy where the size of the shadow economy is much bigger than the apparent economy itself," Jaitley said here this evening.

Oct 28, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
Modi, Jaitley, Shah brainstorm on economy; major announcements likely

Modi, Jaitley, Shah brainstorm on economy; major announcements likely

Amid continued opposition attack over economic slowdown, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday held a crucial meeting with BJP chief Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:53 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

Indian-American gets leadership position in Democratic party's task force on economy

This is unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families, a statement has said.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
End of an era as typewriting tests phased out in India

End of an era as typewriting tests phased out in India

While the margin bells and ribbon spools will whirr and ping during Friday`s final typing exams, it will not be long before the iconic machine will wind up in antique stores or on scrap heap.

 

Aug 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Core sector growth slows to 19-month low of 0.4% in June

Infrastructure sector growth fell to 19-month low of 0.4 percent in June due to decline in output of coal, refinery products, fertiliser and cement, official data showed.

Jul 31, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
India's manufacturing sector growth falls to 3-month low in May

India's manufacturing sector growth falls to 3-month low in May

The Nikkei Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) -- an indicator of manufacturing activity -- declined from 52.5 in April to a three-month low of 51.6 in May.

Jun 01, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
India's FY17 growth slows to 7.1%, Q4 GDP at 6.1%

India's FY17 growth slows to 7.1%, Q4 GDP at 6.1%

India`s economy grew 6.1 percent in the three months through March from a year earlier, slowing from a provisional 7 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed on Wednesday. 

May 31, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Manufacturing sector expands for second straight month in February

Manufacturing sector expands for second straight month in February

The Nikkei Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) -- an indicator of manufacturing activity -- increased to 50.7 in February, up from 50.4 in January, as output and orderbooks rose at accelerated rates.

Mar 01, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Terrorism, failing economy make Pakistan most dangerous nation for the world: Ex-CIA official

Rampant terrorism, failing economy and its growing nuclear arsenal make Pakistan the most dangerous country for the world, says an ex CIA official. 

Feb 16, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
India will be world’s fastest growing economy in next 5 years: US think-tank

India will be world’s fastest growing economy in next 5 years: US think-tank

India will be the world’s fastest growing economy during the next five years, a top US intelligence think-tank has said while underlining that Pakistan, unable to match India’s economic prowess, will seek “other methods” to maintain even a semblance of balance.

Feb 09, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
India fastest growing economy under PM Narendra Modi, says BJP

India fastest growing economy under PM Narendra Modi, says BJP

Rejecting Congress' charge that the economy is not doing well, the BJP Monday said India has become the fastest growing major economy under the leadership of Narendra Modi and the current account deficit will be eliminated in the next few months.

Jan 30, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Manmohan Singh attacks Modi government; says economy in bad shape, growth rate to be less than 6.6%

Manmohan Singh attacks Modi government; says economy in bad shape, growth rate to be less than 6.6%

Attacking the Modi government, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the Indian economy was not in a good shape and that the growth rate for the current fiscal would be less than 6.6 percent.

Jan 30, 2017, 16:55 PM IST
Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Delhi, which has been witnessing a levels of air pollution, recorded more premature deaths due to ingestion of PM 10.

Jan 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
India is fastest growing economy, to grow by 7.7% in FY 2017: UN report

India is fastest growing economy, to grow by 7.7% in FY 2017: UN report

This report of the UN comes a day after the IMF cut India's growth rate for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent due to the "temporary negative consumption shock" of demonetisation.

Jan 17, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
China is confident economy grew 6.7% in 2016

China is confident economy grew 6.7% in 2016

China is confident to have reached an economic growth of 6.7 percent in 2016, within a targeted range set earlier in the year, Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Sunday.

Jan 08, 2017, 22:14 PM IST
FY17 GDP advance estimate: Key facts you should know

FY17 GDP advance estimate: Key facts you should know

According to the first advance estimates, released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) Friday. The economic growth is expected to be 7.1 percent in FY 2016-17 as compared to the growth rate of 7.6 percent in FY 2015-16.

Jan 07, 2017, 07:21 AM IST
Demonetization, while fighting corruption, may lead to temporary slowdown of economy: President Pranab Mukherjee

Demonetization, while fighting corruption, may lead to temporary slowdown of economy: President Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that demonetization may lead to temporary slowdown of the economy.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
India is one of the safest economy : Arun Jaitley

India is one of the safest economy : Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley said that India is one of the safest economy. Watch the full segment for more details.

Dec 17, 2016, 15:03 PM IST
GST, currency change to be 'game changers' for Indian economy: Arun Jaitley

GST, currency change to be 'game changers' for Indian economy: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that goods and services tax (GST) and demonetisation will be 'game changers' for Indian economy.

Dec 01, 2016, 18:31 PM IST