Indian economy

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  • PM Narendra Modi thanks people for supporting demonetisation

    PM Narendra Modi thanks people for supporting demonetisation

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked the people of the country for supporting his government's measures to eradicate black money, on the first anniversary of demonetisation. In a series of tweets which included slides and videos, the Prime Minister......

    November 8, 2017
  • 'Autocrat' PM Modi destroyed India's booming economy: Rahul Gandhi

    'Autocrat' PM Modi destroyed India's booming economy: Rahul Gandhi

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "democratically elected autocrat" as he attacked demonetisation and GST on the first anniversary of the note ban. Gandhi, in an article in the Financial Times newspaper, said......

    November 8, 2017
  • Demonetisation: Benefits not visible to some, but next gen would take pride in it, says Jaitley

    Demonetisation: Benefits not visible to some, but next gen would take pride in it, says Jaitley

    Referring to November 8, 2016, as a watershed moment in the history of the Indian economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday one of the important objectives of demonetisation, which was to make the country a less cash economy......

    November 7, 2017
  • GST biggest destroyer of economy, needs overhaul: Congress

    GST biggest destroyer of economy, needs overhaul: Congress

    Terming the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the "biggest destroyer" of the Indian economy, the Congress on Monday said it will raise issues of complication of compliance, high tax rates and those relating to GST Network in the next......

    November 6, 2017
  • 'Fiscal boost will revive economy'

    'Fiscal boost will revive economy'

    Vadodara born Lord Meghnad Jagdishchandra Desai went to secondary school at the age of seven, matriculated at 14, was an economics honours graduate by 18, had a Master’s degree before 20 and was a PhD in Economics from Pennsylvania University......

    October 14, 2017
  • Slowdown effect of GST, note ban has played out: Jaitley

    Slowdown effect of GST, note ban has played out: Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the slowdown effect of demonetisation and GST roll-out on the Indian economy has played out and the country's growth is now headed towards being more balanced and sustainable. "The Indian economy is poised......

    October 13, 2017
  • Balanced growth is vital for economy

    Balanced growth is vital for economy

    Decline in GDP growth in first quarter of 2017-18 to 5.4 per cent, compared to 7.6 per cent during the same period in 2016-17 mainly because of a slowdown in the after the euphoria of a turnaround is causing sleepless......

    October 13, 2017
  • Reforms undertaken by govt have put Indian economy on stronger track: Jaitley

    Reforms undertaken by govt have put Indian economy on stronger track: Jaitley

    The series of reforms initiated by the Modi government like demonetisation and the GST has put the Indian economy on a "far more stronger track", Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said. "These are institutional reforms. These are structural changes.......

    October 11, 2017
  • 'Demonetisation, GST played big role in decline of economy'

    'Demonetisation, GST played big role in decline of economy'

    Stepping up his attack on the government's management of the economy, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday said the Finance Ministry failed to address the problem of non-performing assets (NPAs) and the opposition Congress cannot be blamed for the......

    September 28, 2017
  • Economy in downward spiral, hard landing inevitable: Yashwant Sinha

    Economy in downward spiral, hard landing inevitable: Yashwant Sinha

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha in hard-hitting remarks has lashed out at "superman" Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for making a "mess" of the Indian economy which is headed for a "hard landing" as sector after sector is slipping into distress.......

    September 27, 2017
  • A young nation ready for change

    A young nation ready for change

    Sanjeev Sanyal, noted economist and former managing director and global strategist at Deutsche Bank, is the principal economic adviser in the department of economic affairs of the Finance Ministry. Sanyal, who graduated from Shri Ram College of Commerce, spent two......

    September 2, 2017
  • Indian Grey Rhinos

    Indian Grey Rhinos

    The Chinese have coined the expression “Grey Rhinos” for are a clutch of Chinese tycoons who have used a combination of political connections and cheap credit from State-run banks to build their foreign empires. Initially, with State support and subsequently......

    August 28, 2017
  • Navigating economy

    Navigating economy

    Books about the Indian economy tend to either extol India's "paradise" or criticize the country's future, believes Bharat Joshi, author of Navigating India: $18 Trillion Opportunity, a book described as "the legal shortcut for investment in India" by Rupa Publications.......

    July 27, 2017