Indian Economy
Business  /  Published 26.05.20

Q4 figures wrecked

India’s economy is likely to have expanded at its slowest pace in at least eight years in the January-March quarter, partly as a result of the coronavirus clampdown, a Reuters poll predicted.Asia’...
By Reuters in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 26.05.20

RBI: Just what doctor ordered

It is often said that where you stand on an issue depends on where you sit.And so it has been with Shaktikanta Das, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor. A career bureaucrat, and the face of the g...
By Sourav Majumdar

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Rural job crisis ‘deepens’

The unemployment rate in rural India has increased by over 2 percentage points in the past week, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), a private research group.The CMIE weekly ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.19

Prasad withdraws comment

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his statement that three films doing business worth Rs 120 crore in one day was proof that the Indian economy was doing well.The BJP leader had fa...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.19

Rahul keeps focus on jobs

Rahul Gandhi, who quit as Congress president after the general election rout five months ago, returned to the campaign stage on Sunday and showed he had lost none of his punch, accusing Prime Minister...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 13.10.19

World Bank cuts India’s growth projection to 6%

Bangladesh and Nepal are estimated to grow faster than India in 2019, according to the World Bank, which said that overall growth in South Asia is projected to slow down this fiscal in line with a glo...
By PTI in Washington

Business  /  Published 24.05.20

Blow to auto sector restart

Workers at two of India’s biggest carmakers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus days after restarting operations, exposing the risks companies and the government face in kickstarting the ...
By Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Industry output slips into negative

Factory output shrank 1.1 per cent in August, deepening concerns about the acuteness of India’s economic slowdown and raising questions about the Narendra Modi government’s ability to arrest the s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.05.20

RBI board member critical of stimulus

A member of Reserve Bank of India’s board has joined the list of those who are of the view that the Rs 20 lakh crore economic stimulus package announced by the government was not up to the mark.Sat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.05.20

‘Jagadguru of Jhoot’

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as “the Jagadguru of Jhoot” for saying the economic package “is about 10 per cent of the GDP”.Ramesh post...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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