Fuelled by economic reforms, India is projected to become the world`s fastest growing large economy by 2017 with a growth rate of seven percent, overtaking China along the way, a World Bank report said Tuesday.
Hailing the zero level of inflation for the month of November, the lowest in about five- and-a-half years, BJP on Monday credited the Narendra Modi government's "good governance and development policies" for the positive development.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made his debut among the world's most powerful people, ranked 15th on the Forbes list topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin who pipped his US counterpart Barack Obama for a second year in a row.
"Just as India is focusing on Look East policy, we expect Look at India policy from Japan," Narendra Modi, adding India should replicate the Japanese model of work culture at home to attract Japanese investment.
In a bid to woo Japanese businessmen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he came to the island nation in East Asia to give an assurance that if they have to look anywhere outside their country, they can rely on India.
India Post, which has failed to make the cut during the latest round of bank licensing, today said it is still hopeful of converting itself into a post bank and the first step towards this will see 25,000 of its outlets on the core banking platform by FY16.
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Saturday flayed Narendra Modi government over alleged misgovernance and inflation, saying that the BJP regime will "destroy" the country`s economy within five years.