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India should avoid fiscal slippage: World Bank

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:35

The comments came after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley warned of tough measures in his first budget on July 10, saying "mindless populism" needs to be checked as India aims to boost growth.

Services sector growth surges in June on Modi wave

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:15

India's private sector output witnessed significant uptrend in June as both manufacturing and services sector registered solid rate of expansion, driven by robust order flows and stronger business sentiment, an HSBC survey said on Thursday.

Services sector growth hits 17-month high in June

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 11:24

Activity in India`s services sector grew at its fastest pace in well over a year in June.

India's manufacturing activity sees fastest pace of growth since Feb

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 10:48

India's manufacturing sector growth in June expanded at the fastest pace since February, supported by growing order flows, especially from overseas, an HSBC survey said Tuesday.

Narendra Modi eyes first labour overhaul in decades to create jobs

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 10:48

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set in motion the first major revamp in decades of the archaic labour laws, part of a plan to revive the flagging economy, boost manufacturing and create millions of jobs.

Stable govt brightens prospects for economic recovery: RBI

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 19:00

Prospects of economic recovery in India look bright following the formation of a stable government, though supply side issues need to be solved to help monetary policy bring down inflation, the Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday.

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.

Planning Commission should be replaced: IEO Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:06

IEO has said it was acting as a "control commission" and should be replaced by a 'reforms and solution body'.

CAG, CVC responsible for policy paralysis a bogey: Vinod Rai

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 20:13

Dismissing the hypothesis that investigating and auditing agencies are responsible for policy paralysis, former CAG Vinod Rai on Saturday said bureaucrats can deliver given the space and empowerment.

Every govt has faced problem of inflation: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 16:08

All the factors are not in government control, but it can do a lot of things, Chidambaram said.