No better place than India for growth and expansion, Modi tells Japan

"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.

India, Japan can create history in economic sector: PM Narendra Modi
India, Japan can create history in economic sector: PM Narendra Modi

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.

NDA govt has freed nation of policy paralysis, bad governance: Naqvi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the NDA government has freed the nation of policy paralysis and bad governance.

Eyeing banking, India Post to have 25K branches on CBS by FY16

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.

Budget to focus on putting economy back on track: Shahnawaz Hussain

The upcoming Union budget would focus on efforts to put the faltering economy back on track, senior BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said, accusing the previous UPA regime of derailing it.

BJP govt will `destroy` economy within 5 years: Azam Khan

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.

PM Narendra Modi sets 100-day action plan, lists priorities for ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who addressed his second Cabinet meet on Thursday, has issued guidelines and priorities to all his ministers and has set the agenda for the newly formed NDA government.

As market optimism soars, room for disappointment grows

Investors, and credit rating agencies, will also closely examine the policies of any new government.

`Next govt will have to re-develop confidence in economy`

BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the main challenge before the next government will be to work for re-developing the confidence in the economy and expedite decision making.

Chidambaram did encounter of Indian economy: Modi retorts

The war of words between Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday escalated as the Gujarat Chief Minister today accused the former of "doing encounter of the Indian economy".

Industrial growth declining in country: Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the country was not in a position to compete in the international market in view of declining industrial growth and enhanced production cost.

Industry for clean, corruption-free govt

Mazumdar said that whatever happened to the Indian economy in the last few years was `totally man-made and not linked to any economic cycle`.

Modi has `deep flaws` in his character, stands for crony capitalism: Chidambaram

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday hit out at BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s brand of capitalism as "crony capitalism", said there are "deep flaws" in his character and warned people against the "danger" from one individual taking over the party, cabinet and government.

Reforms to give 110-mn job boost to economy in 10 yrs: Goldman

As general elections draw closer, global financial major Goldman Sachs said 40 million new manufacturing jobs can be created in a decade if states follow flexible labour laws like in Gujarat.

BJP favours GST: Modi

The Gujarat Chief Minister said the states had concerns related to their finances which the Centre should deal with sympathetically.

Narendra Modi`s win unlikely to boost growth: Moody`s

Senior economist Glenn Levine cited weakness in the real economy as the reason for his pessimism

Pranab backs PM`s claim, says fundamentals of economy strong

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday backed PM Manmohan Singh`s claim that the fundamentals of Indian economy were strong.

Education key to India`s next golden age: President

Education is what will determine how fast India joins the ranks of leading nations of the world, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Thursday.

Modi will have to `unlearn` before learning on economy: FM

As Narendra Modi sharpened his attack on the government accusing it of failing to curb price rise, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday hit back saying the BJP`s prime ministerial candidate will have to "unlearn" a lot before he learns about Indian economy.

Manufacturing must take off to revive Indian economy

It has been more than 20 years since India witnessed economic liberalisation but the contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to the overall GDP (Gross Domestic Product) has remained stagnant at about 15 per cent.