Indian Economy
Business  /  Published 04.10.20

Business sentiments on the mend

The CEOs of top 115 companies who met at CII’s National Council earlier this week indicated the revival of business sentiment and a gradual rise in expected corporate performance in a poll, rais...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.10.20

MAKAUT to refund exam fee

The state’s technology university will make "half/full’’ refund of the examination fee to “deserving’’ students in the intermediate semesters, following a dema...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.10.20

Telling tales: Modi and his storytelling

There was a time, in the not-too-distant past, when Indian children would refuse to doze off to the land of sleep unless adults — mothers, grandmothers or even the domestic help — told the...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.20

Health, justice and a virus

Adam Smith is often referred to as the ‘father of capitalism’. He probably wouldn’t think of health being bought and sold daily under the supervision of the ‘invisible hand&rsq...
By Tapas Kumar Ray in

Business  /  Published 30.09.20

Centre sticks to borrowing limit

The fiscal deficit has touched 109.3 per cent of the annual target estimated in the budget during April-August. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit was at Rs 8,70,347 crore. It stood at 78.7 per ce...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.20

Crushed spirits: Tale of lives and deaths foretold

The Keynesian notion of animal spirits conjures up the image of a dog sinking into a stupor of sorts when its master returns home unusually late. The ring of a doorbell is all that is needed to infuse...
By Dipankar Dasgupta in

Business  /  Published 29.09.20

Centre mulls oil cess cut

The Centre is exploring the possibility of reducing crude oil cess by half to 10 per cent in an effort to encourage investment and production in the sector Senior oil ministry officials said they wer...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.09.20

Nobel Laureate Abhijit critical of policies

Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee on Tuesday said India is among the worst performing economies in the world and the government’s economic stimulus was inadequate to tackle the problem. He, howev...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.20

Data pinch: Rising lack of jobs in India

The lack of job opportunities and a persistently high level of unemployment are beginning to emerge as focal points of criticism of the Narendra Modi government. On the prime minister’s birthday...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 20.09.20

Business sentiment improves in July-Sept

India Inc’s business sentiment has improved during the July-September quarter as the government gradually unlocked the economy and business activity resumed, according to the CII’s busines...
By PTI in New Delhi


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