Indian Economy
West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.20

Data suggests Bengal better off on jobs: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday lauded Bengal’s unemployment rate for being lower than the national average, attributing it to the “robust” economic strategies of her gove...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.20

No winners: China ban for telecom and highways

Fortress India has started to pull up the drawbridge to halt China’s economic invasion. After announcing a ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, the policymakers of the Narendra Modi governm...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 01.07.20

Fiscal deficit widens to Rs 4.66 lakh crore

Fiscal deficit during the first two months of the current financial year widened to Rs 4.66 lakh crore, or 58.6 per cent of the budget estimates, mainly on account of poor tax collection during the lo...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.06.20

NPA warning after end of moratorium

The surge in equity markets is not linked to economic recovery and may be a sign of irrational exuberance, economists at the SBI said on Monday, pitching for a second round of fiscal support to help t...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 28.06.20

FPIs turn net buyers in June, invest Rs 21,235 crore

Reversing the three-month selling streak in June, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) pumped in a net Rs 21,235 crore in domestic markets amid increasing liquidity and gradual opening up of economy.Acc...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.06.20

RBI silent on loan recast

The central board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday discussed the current economic situation and the evolving challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic.The 583rd meeting came amid a severe hit ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.20

Myopic vision: What good is a defence deal now?

Rajnath Singh’s mission to Moscow recalls Xan Smiley’s famous dismissal of the Soviet Union as “Upper Volta with rockets”. Xan is editor at large of The Economist and a great-g...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in Una

Business  /  Published 02.06.20

PM talk peps up stocks

Investor optimism over the unlocking of the domestic economy on Tuesday amid comments made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a CII event saw the Sensex rallying 522 points and the Nifty closing a few...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 02.06.20

Deepening chasm

Most people in the world are not patriots. They are born in a country, and build their lives and livelihoods as best as they can in it. They take their country for granted; they have more urgent issue...
By Ashok V. Desai in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.19

Premji stake in SBI insurance JV

An affiliate of Premji Invest, Napean Opportunities LLP, has acquired a 16.01 per cent stake in SBI General Insurance — a joint venture between the State Bank of India and Insurance Australia Group....
By PTI in New Delhi


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