28 Feb 2020
India recorded a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 4.7% in the third quarter of the fiscal year 2019-2020, according to government data released on Friday.
01 Feb 2020
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her second Union Budget at a time when the Indian economy is struggling, raising concerns among world bodies like the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
31 Jan 2020
A day before Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget, the Economic Survey was tabled in the Parliament today.
31 Jan 2020
Across India, banking services are expected to be impacted greatly this weekend as bank unions go on strike from today (January 31, 2020).
31 Jan 2020
President Ram Nath Kovind believes violence under the garb of protests weakens the nation and the strengthening of democracy is paramount.
17 Jan 2020
With the economy in crisis, all eyes are on the upcoming Union Budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.
15 Jan 2020
Bank employee unions on Wednesday announced a two-day nationwide strike starting January 31.
05 Jul 2019
India's first full-time female finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, will present the Union Budget in a short while from now.
05 Jul 2019
On Thursday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled her first Economic Survey, which shapes a roadmap for how the government could bring the economy back on track.
29 Sep 2018
Tanushree Dutta is angry and rightly so. Her sexual harassment allegations against Nana Patekar should have opened Pandora's Box of similar stories, but nothing much happened this week.
26 Sep 2018
India's economy continues on a robust growth path, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said today while maintaining the growth forecast for the current fiscal at 7.3%.
21 Sep 2018
Fitch Ratings today upped India's growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7.8% from 7.4% projected earlier.
10 Sep 2018
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram Sunday dared BJP to contradict an official data on growth which has said the economy clocked a 10.08% growth in 2006-07 under the UPA rule, the highest since liberalization in 1991.
06 Sep 2018
The UPSC Civil services exam is one of the toughest exams in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are the keys to cracking it.
30 Aug 2018
India is likely to surpass the UK to become the world's fifth largest economy next year on growing consumption and strong economic activity, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
19 Jul 2018
South Asia continues to be the fastest growing sub-region, led by India, whose economy is on track to meet the fiscal year 2018 projected growth of 7.3% and further accelerating to 7.6% in 2019, as measures taken to strengthen the banking system and tax reform boost investment, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said.
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.
29 May 2018
Indians continued to account for the maximum number of tourists who visited Nepal in 2017, which recorded the arrival of nearly one million foreigners, according to government data.
12 Apr 2018
With an economic freedom score of 54.5, India was ranked 130 in the 2018 annual index of Economic Freedom released by The Heritage Foundation, an American conservative public policy think-tank based in Washington.
20 Mar 2018
Even as Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal goes on an apology spree, he has one thing to feel proud of.
14 Mar 2018
World Bank on Wednesday projected India's GDP growth at 7.3% for the next financial year and accelerated further to 7.5% in 2019-20.
08 Mar 2018
According to an Economic Survey tabled in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Thursday, at least 12.9% of the total households in the state are headed by women.
22 Feb 2018
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar presented the Budget, merely hours after being discharged from the hospital. He was rushed to the hospital on February 15 for inflamed pancreas. He underwent treatment at Mumbai's Lilavati hospital.
02 Feb 2018
Only 28% of India's urban population lives in rented houses today, a sharp contrast from the housing pattern in 1961 when more than half of us (54%) didn't own a house and lived in a rented one, finds the Economic Survey for 2017-18.
30 Jan 2018
Indians are so in love with male heirs that in their quest for sons, they have produced 21 million "unwanted" girls, the government said in its 2018 Economic Survey.
29 Jan 2018
The Economic Survey 2017-18, tabled in the Lok Sabha at the start of the Budget Session, has pegged India's GDP growth in the next year at 7-7.5%.
05 Jan 2018
Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar announced that the Parliament's budget session is set to begin on January 29. The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has recommended that the budget be presented on February 1.
04 Dec 2017
The last budget for the current government, the first after GST, is likely to be presented on February 1 next year.
15 Aug 2017
The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.
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.
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.
06 Jan 2017
On Thursday, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he agreed "in-principle" with cabinet colleague M Venkaiah Naidu on allowing registration to vehicles only after an evidence of parking space availability is provided.
05 Jan 2017
India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.
25 Dec 2016
The Centre is looking to implement more stringent penalties for parking on roads; Union minister for road transport Nitin Gadkari said the penalty for parking on roads would be increased to Rs.1000 from Rs.200.
23 Dec 2016
Union government is working on a proposal that would impact everyone planning to buy a car.
28 Nov 2016
In a study published by Oxford Economics, India's capital city of Delhi overtook Mumbai as the nation's commercial and business centre.