With economic slowdown hitting PM Narendra Modi government hard, instead of leaving the reform road mid-course due to the criticism of GST and demonetisation, prime minister must launch another round of major reforms due in l
Though there are divergent views on the need for interest rate cut to boost growth, the Reserve Bank of India’s stance of holding the rate for now needs to be judged on the basis of its projection of inflation and growth go
Given that 2018-19 budget to be presented on Feb 1 next year will be the last full-year budget of the current NDA government led by prime minister Narendra Modi, the chances of finance minister Arun Jaitley announcing measure
Finance secretary Ashok Lavasa says that demonetisation has led to the formalisation of the Indian economy—which will lead to better compliance—and that the GDP growth is expected to pick up in the coming months to clock
While PM Modi’s meeting with president Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines of the BRICS summit has sent a strong message about India’s acumen to deal with bilateral issues like Dokalam effectively, his agenda outlined at
Even though 99% of the scrapped notes have come back into the system post-demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has succeeded in driving home the point that the government is serious about tackling black money and tax
Prime minister Narendra Modi tried his level best to show the efforts of his government in the last three years in fighting black money and corruption as impressive in his Independence Day speech, despite the fact that he him
Prime Minister Narendra Modi can utilise the Bharatiya Janata Party’s position of being the largest party in the Rajya Sabha and also the strength gained from Nitish Kumar’s support to push labour, land and FDI reforms.
Even though the current GST is not an ideal one, this is what has emerged as the best bet for now. There is no reason for former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi to avoid sharing the GST launc
While stabilising and fine-tuning the goods and services tax (GST) regime after its implementation on July 1 would be critical to its success, the government must also ensure that tough reforms like labour laws besides quick
Presidential election 2017: The endorsement of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar of prime minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation surprise indicated the possibility of his joining hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party again
Finance secretary Ashok Lavasa, who was environment secretary at the time of signing of the Paris Climate Accord, says that the US pull out from the agreement will not impact India’s actions, that it is committed to.
Given that gold, gems and jewellery, along with diamonds, are the second most critical area in terms of accumulation of black money after real estate, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) council has done well by fixing a rate of
Prime minister Narendra Modi-led NDA-2 government has succeeded in building public perception in its favour through demonetisation, and NPA resolution ordinance will add to this, but it has to address the concerns related to
Urjit Patel may not be a flamboyant RBI Governor like Raghuram Rajan, but he has displayed that he can effectively balance the monetary policy management with the government’s interests. But his real challenge is to show th