12 Jun 2019
An explosive paper written by former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian has started an uproar.
29 Jan 2019
The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.
07 Dec 2018
The government appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as the new Chief Economic Adviser on Friday.
20 Jun 2018
Indian Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Arvind Subramanian is quitting and moving to the US due to "pressing family commitments," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced today.
05 Feb 2018
Twitter India registered more than 14 lakh budget-related posts in the last one week (January 26-February 2), it recently revealed.
21 Jan 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has officially kicked off the Union Budget 2018-19 process by performing the traditional pre-Budget "Halwa Ceremony" ahead of the Budget presentation on 1 February. This marked the inauguration of formal printing of all Budget-related documents.
25 Nov 2017
India's chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said Goods and Services tax (GST) may probably have fewer rates in the future after "collapsing" the 12% and 18% tax slabs into one.
17 Nov 2017
Thirteen years after last upgrading India's sovereign credit rating, Moody's has done it again, this time increasing it to 'Baa2', and changed the outlook to stable from positive.
23 Sep 2017
The government has granted a one-year extension to Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, whose term was to end in October.
15 Sep 2017
Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.
15 Jun 2017
Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.
01 Jun 2017
India's economic growth slowed for the fourth consecutive quarter in the three months that ended in March, losing out the fastest-growing economy tag to China.
25 May 2017
The Great Wall of China is finally cracking up or at least rating agency Moody's thinks it is, as for the first time in 28 years it has scaled down China's rating from Aa3 to A1.
31 Mar 2017
Indian banks have an estimated Rs. 6.8 lakh crore worth of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs), according to the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament.
26 Feb 2017
Universal Basic Income (UBI) can only be implemented after existing welfare schemes are withdrawn, said Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, as the total costs will otherwise be extremely high.
07 Feb 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was closely assisted by a team of seven top officials in drafting the Budget for 2017-18.
31 Jan 2017
The Economic Survey suggested the Universal Basic Income (UBI) model to replace the existing range of subsidies and other schemes combating poverty.
31 Jan 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 prepared by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.
05 Jan 2017
India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.
04 Aug 2016
The GST rate has been proposed to be a three-level tax structure by the GST panel under Arvind Subramanian.