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Paisa, paisa, paisa: Whoever wins the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the economy will be their biggest challenge

The Indian economy is in a strange shape. Irrespective of the policy priorities of the next government, the economy will be the source of the biggest challenges.

May 15, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

India set to grow at 7.2% this fiscal on rising consumption: ADB

India is expected to rebound to 7.2 percent in 2019 and 7.3 percent in 2020.

Apr 03, 2019, 09:48 AM IST

Growth likely to reach 7.5% next fiscal: Chief Economic Adviser

The Reserve Bank of India, in its latest monetary policy review released last week, too projected an economic growth rate of 7.4 percent for the next fiscal.

Feb 15, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

Industry, govt should jointly strategise for economic growth: Ficci

Ficci president Rashesh Shah indicated that the economy is on a recovery path with reforms measures, while Indian rupee is weakening and inflationary pressure going up while rising oil prices are again posing a high risk to India's economic growth trajectory.

Sep 20, 2018, 18:14 PM IST

Over optimistic bankers, growth slowdown responsible for bad loans: Rajan

Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth School of Business.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

UPA was 'reckless', gave up economic strength of Vajpayee years: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley argued that the UPA government had little to nothing to do with why India saw economic growth during its tenure.

Aug 19, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

India to clock GDP growth of 7.7% in January-March: Report

The report further noted that India is expected to witness cyclical recovery led by both investment and consumption.

May 14, 2018, 13:16 PM IST

Uptick in economic growth positive for Indian asset backed loans: Moody's

Moody's expects that the Indian economy to grow at 7.6 percent in 2018 compared to 6.2 percent in 2017.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

One GST rate won't work in 'tax non-compliant' India: Arun Jaitley

He said that the reason behind India starting off with multiple rates under was that the country had 17 taxes and 23 cesses, which were all amalgamated into the GST.

Feb 27, 2018, 19:34 PM IST

India can grow at 8% for next 20 years: UN expert

The UN, in its latest report, projected India's growth rate to be 7.2 percent in 2018 and 7.4 percent in 2019.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

Govt to put more capital in PSBs to strengthen them: Jaitley

Last month, the government had unveiled a staggering Rs 2.11 lakh crore two-year road map to bolster NPA-hit public sector banks.

Nov 12, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Economic growth, employment generation on top priority: PM Modi's EAC

With the economy slowing down and joblessness becoming a major issue, the EAC-PM has identified 10 major priority areas over which it will prepare a report and submit it over the next six months.

Oct 12, 2017, 07:54 AM IST

Process of eco reforms incomplete, fresh thinking needed: Manmohan Singh

The policy should be a judicious mix of both high rate of economic growth and a strong focus on containing economic inequalities, said Singh, considered the architect of the economic liberalisation measures unleashed in 1991.

Oct 04, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Government in process of changing economic environment: Arun Jaitley

The Finance Minister said that the "environment" was a result of three factors. 

Sep 25, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

FDI flows into India to rise to 2.5% of GDP in 5 years: UBS

The foreign direct investments (FDI) into India have nearly doubled over the past decade to USD 42 billion, which was 1.9 per cent of GDP in 2016-17.

Aug 25, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

Once 'fragile' India gets thumbs up even as rates set to fall

India no longer resembles the "Fragile Five" country of 2013, when the RBI was forced to raise rates by 75 basis points to arrest foreign investment outflows.

Jul 28, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month in April

April is the fourth straight month in which manufacturing sector registered growth after the demonetisation-induced contraction at the end of 2016.

May 02, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Indian firms expect moderate economic expansion in 2017: Survey

Driven by positive economic sentiment, more than three-fourths (77 percent) of senior finance executives of Indian companies expect moderate to substantial economic expansion in 2017, a survey said here on Thursday.

Apr 27, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

Infrastructure output: Eight core industries growth slows to 3.4% in January

The combined Index of 8 core industries, that is, coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity -- stands at 191.8 in January, 2017, which was 3.4 % higher compared to the index of January, 2016. Its cumulative growth during April to January, 2016-17 was 4.8 %.

Feb 28, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Indian economy projected to overtake US by 2040

The global economic order is expected to shift from advanced to emerging economies over the next few decades, and by 2040 India could edge past the US to become the world's second largest economy in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, says a report.

Feb 07, 2017, 14:53 PM IST