28 Feb 2020
India's GDP growth rises to 4.7% in October-December quarter
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.
13 Oct 2019
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws 'no economic slowdown' comment
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.
04 Oct 2019
RBI cuts repo rate, slashes GDP growth estimates
On Friday, the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.15% in its "accommodative" stance to revive growth.
27 Aug 2019
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is RBI giving Rs. 1.76L crore to government
Amid an economic slowdown in the country, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) stepped in to bail out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.
01 Feb 2019
#Budget2019: Key highlights from Piyush Goyal's Budget speech
With an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, due by May, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, on Friday, made major announcements for the middle-class, farmers, and unorganized sector workers.
01 Feb 2019
#Budget2019: More than Rs. 3 lakh crore allotted for defense
Speaking about national security during his interim Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that the defense budget for FY20 had been extended beyond Rs. 3 lakh crore - the highest in any year thus far.
01 Feb 2019
#Budget2019: Rs. 64,587cr capital support announced for Indian Railways
Talking about budget allocation for the Indian Railways, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, during his interim Budget 2019 speech, announced capital support for the Railways to the tune of Rs. 64,587cr.
09 Jun 2018
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news
02 Feb 2017
Vijay Shekhar: Budget 2017 will boost digital services
According to mobile e-wallet Paytm's founder Vijay Shekhar, budget measures will build a more inclusive economy and increase access to digital services.
01 Feb 2017
Bank stocks soar, Sensex over 485 cheering Jaitley's Budget
Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) bank stocks shot up as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced allocation of Rs. 10,000 crore towards recapitalization of public sector banks in Budget 2017-18.