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.

No unanimity among economists on the IMF option

India should knock the doors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to arrest rupee’s plunge.

Weaker lungs fatten cigarette majors!

India’s effort to tame cigarette consumption appears to have gone up in smoke, with the country registering about five percent increase in stick sales in 2011-12 on the back of healthy top line performance by cigarette majors like ITC and VST Industries.