Economy

Retail inflation likely fell to record low in November: Poll

Latest survey forecast that retail inflation cooled to an annual rate of 4.50 per cent from October's 5.52 per cent.

RBI Guv Raghuram Rajan’s word of caution on ‘Make in India’ campaign

Sounding a note of caution against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan...

With ‘national consensus’, India can achieve 8-9 pc growth rate: Manmohan Singh

Indian economy was growing at over 9 per cent for three years before it was impacted by the global financial crisis of 2008.

Notices to telecom cos for under-reporting of Rs 10k cr: Govt

Government has served showcause notices to various telecom firms for alleged under-reporting of revenues of over Rs 10,800 crore...

Coal scam: Madhu Koda, seven others charge sheeted by CBI

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, ex-Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu and six others have been charge sheeted by the CBI...

RBI, govt to discuss timeline for 2-6 pct inflation target: Raghuram Rajan

RBI's focus on keeping inflation low and stable will ensure best conditions for economic growth, says Raghuram Rajan.

Congress accuses Narendra Modi govt of being ‘selfish’, not passing benefit of petrol prices to users

Congress today accused the Narendra Modi government of having a "selfish" and "short-sighted" approach on petroleum prices ...

RBI’s Raghuram Rajan finds falling inflation a hard sell for consumers

Waiting for the right moment to cut interest rates, India's central bank faces a problem over public perceptions that price rises will return...

Falling inflation seen improving chances of RBI rate cut

India's retail inflation probably hit a record low in November thanks to falling prices for oil and food items...

For 6 months we focussed on making India healthy, economic exercise begins now, says PM

Keen to enhance India's attractiveness as an investment destination, Narendra Modi met with 16 top economists from US.

Government to use technology to improve governance, curb corruption: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that government would effectively use technology to improve governance...

Defence ministry to free 5 MHz spectrum in 3G band in 17 circles

The defence ministry has agreed to release 5 MHz of spectrum in the 2100 MHz band...

Vladimir Putin warms up to India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged on...

Centre makes last bid to push GST Bill

To share inter-state tax with states; petroleum may be kept out

Indirect tax collections rise 7.1% in April-November 2014

Indirect tax collections rose marginally by 7.1 per cent in the April-November period to over Rs 3.28 lakh crore.

India’s direct investment abroad down 58% to $1.34 billion in November

Direct investments by Indian firms abroad fell by 58 per cent to USD 1.34 billion in November 2014.

Narendra Modi-Vladimir Putin meet: India, Russia to explore oil and gas; aim for $30 bn trade

The Russian Direct Investment Fund will team up with an Indian partner to invest $1 billion in infrastructure...

Corporates likely to tap debt markets abroad more: Fitch Ratings

With investment cycle likely to pick up soon, Indian corporates may increasingly tap overseas debt markets...

Vibrant Gujarat brand to bat for a ‘Vibrant India’

An exclusive trade summit hosted by FIEO in Gujarat will feature India as a preferred sourcing destination; aligns with PM's 'Make In India' campaign.

Micro enterprises receiving aid under PMEGP in Gujarat down by 50% in 3 yrs

In the last three years, the number of micro-enterprises receiving financial assistance under the PMEGP in Gujarat has halved.

Narendra Modi to Vladimir Putin: Russia to stay India’s top defence partner

Narendra Modi and Vladimir Putin got straight down to talks on Thursday on boosting nuclear and defence cooperation...

Vladimir Putin’s India visit: Russia agrees to construct 12 nuclear reactors

Rosatom said it would supply 12 nuclear energy reactors for India over 20 years, under an agreement aimed at boosting nuclear energy cooperation...

India likely to improve economic growth to 5.9% in 2015, 6.3% in 2016: UN report

UN report says India is likely to make progress in implementing economic policy reforms and help provide support to business confidence.

Vladimir Putin’s India visit: Defence, nuclear energy and diamonds in focus

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived for annual summit talks with Narendra Modi...

India among top 10 destinations for expats: 6 key facts

Emerging Asian economies are now an attractive destination for challenge-seeking and adventurous expats.

Private players ramp up power generation capacity

Fuel woes notwithstanding, a record 9,618 MW of new generation capacity has been commissioned in the first 7 months of this fiscal.

Borrowed glory

With little capex taking place, companies haven’t been inclined to borrow too much in recent months...

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