Business  /  Published 05.03.21

PM lists benefits of PLI scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said production linked incentive (PLI) scheme, which is aimed at boosting domestic manufacturing and exports, is expected to increase the country's productio...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.01.21

IIP contracts 1.9 per cent

India’s industrial production entered the negative zone after two months with a year-on-year contraction of 1.9 per cent in November because of poor showing by the manufacturing and mining secto...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.01.21

Factories get busier, jobs fewer

Manufacturing activity continued to grow in December to meet increasing demand, a private survey showed on Monday, although the employment situation worsened as firms continued to reduce headcounts. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.12.20

Indicators give mixed signals

A mixed set of data points for some high-frequency indicators have pointed to the challenges the economy may face as it looks to quickly regain normalcy from the ravages of the pandemic amid fears ove...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.11.20

Note of caution in rebound hope

The surprise resilience shown by the manufacturing sector that restricted GDP contraction to only 7.5 per cent in the September quarter could be a result of massive purge in costs such as employee cos...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 28.11.20

Recession: India's first in 24 years

The Indian economy is in recession for the first time in 24 years but the latest available figures also suggest the pandemic-induced contraction is easing off, marked by a pick-up in manufacturing. T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.11.20

Oct: services rebound

Activity in the services sector expanded for the first time in eight months with a pick-up in demand, but firms continued to shed jobs on account of the pandemic. The India Services Business Activity...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.11.20

Factory activity rises

India’s manufacturing sector activity expanded at its fastest pace in over a decade in October as demand and output continued to recover strongly from Covid-19 disruptions even as firms cut more...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.20

There are no escape routes in China

Hit by the slump that’s become the norm across the world, a manufacturer of electric vehicles decided to diversify into the product that is now ruling the world: masks. Having bagged a massive o...
By Neha Sahay in

Business  /  Published 02.09.20

August factory activity up

The manufacturing sector expanded in August after four months of contraction as Covid restrictions were relaxed even though firms continued to cut jobs, a monthly survey indicated. The headline seaso...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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