Amitabh Kant
India  /  Published 16.12.20

Niti Ayog and Indian democracy

By Binoy Viswam

India  /  Published 11.12.20

Democracy mom, mum on farmers

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee questioned the need for the project and the expenditure on it. “Stunt-baji, all the time. Thousands of crores on statues, thousands of crores on a new Parl...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.12.20

Kant: too much of democracy

Amitabh Kant, cheerleader to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Niti Aayog CEO, has said “tough reforms are very difficult in the Indian context, we are too much of a democracy.…” Ad...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.12.19

The dream: $5 trillion economy

Quarterly GDP growth has hit a six-year low, virtually all economic indicators are pointing downward and economists see no signs of a significant upturn soon. Yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.19

Why the 'animal spirit' of investors is subdued

Economic reforms are supposed to facilitate and hasten growth. At least, that was the stated objective of the introduction of the goods and services tax, the insolvency and bankruptcy code and the rea...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 16.05.20

Belated tips for urban belts

The Union health ministry on Saturday released guidelines on how overcrowded urban settlements should seek to contain the new coronavirus disease although 18 large cities, including Calcutta, already ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 21.01.20

First start-up hub opens in Meghalaya

Meghalaya got its first PRIME (Promotion of Innovative and Market-Driven Enterprises) start-up hub here on Tuesday where 100 entrepreneurs will receive incubation support and mentoring for one year.Th...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Bengal skips Niti Aayog rankings

Bengal has boycotted a first-of-its-kind Niti Aayog initiative to rank the states on the basis of the quality of their government schools, with those placed higher expected to receive extra central fu...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.06.20

Electronics gets Rs 50,000cr lift

The Centre on Tuesday announced a Rs 50,000 crore incentive scheme to promote the manufacturing of electronic products in India as the Narendra Modi-government looks to attract companies from China.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.01.20

Modi meets economists to discuss state of economy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held discussion on the state of economy with economists, sector experts and successful young entrepreneurs at the Niti Aayog and promised to take both short-te...
By PTI in New Delhi


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