Indian Economy
Opinion  /  Published 09.02.20

Union Budget of gross neglect

Many analysts have criticized this year’s Union budget for lacking direction. One pattern reflecting the lack of direction is the nature of expenditures budgeted for 2020-21. The spending is spread ...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 04.02.20

Moody’s frowns on budget data

Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday said economic growth projections made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget for 2020-21 appear ambitious given the structural and cyclical challen...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Tax charter will help rebuild trust

Union Budget 2020-21 is a laudable statement that extends across multiple touchpoints of industry concerns while providing a prudent stimulus to the economy. The overall philosophy of the budget of an...
By Chandrajit Banerjee in

India  /  Published 01.02.20

Budget 2020: Aspire, care, develop

When it comes to the economy, dark days do loom large over India. May it be growth (lowest since 2008), inflation (highest in the last six years), or revenue collection (lowest in 10 years), the India...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Unemployment highest since 2016

The unemployment rate in India rose to 7.2 per cent in February 2019, the highest since September 2016, and up from 5.9 per cent in February 2018, according to data compiled by the Centre for Monitori...
By Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.01.20

Economy poised to take off: Goyal

Asserting that the Indian economy is well-poised to take off, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said there is a lot of enthusiasm for making investments in the country.Speaking at a session at t...
By PTI in Davos

World  /  Published 18.02.19

A leader is an explainer-in-chief: Andres Velasco

Yet we have the US-China Trade War and different countries joining one camp or the other. I was drawing a distinction between what happens on the ground and what certain politicians like (Donald) Trum...
By Rishi Majumder in Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.07.19

Sunset clause for small firms

The Economic Survey slammed the practice of perpetual support to small and medium-sized enterprises on the grounds that they are mega job creators. Such a continuous hand-holding merely encourages ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Wheat harvest under threat

The government’s announcement of a nationwide 21-day lockdown has cast a shadow on the impending harvest of the rabi crop, which contributes half of the country’s food grain production, prompting ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.03.20

Metal giants scale down operations

Two metal giants —JSW Steel and Hindalco — have decided to scale down operations in some of their plants and suspend altogether in certain others following the 21-day lockdown announced by the Ce...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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