All posts by Topic : Indian economy

Little evidence that demonetisation succeeded in combating corruption: New York Times
January 11, 2017

There is little evidence that the demonetisation has succeeded in combating corruption or that it will forestall future....

Modi has taken people’s money like a pickpocket: Yechury
January 9, 2017

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he....

Modi’s war on cash stirred Indian economy into contraction: US economist Hanke
January 5, 2017

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetise high-value currency notes, noted American economist Steve H Hanke said....

Indian economy surpasses that of UK, becomes world’s fifth largest
December 20, 2016

Indian economy has overtaken that of the United Kingdom, a report published in Forbes magazine said. India’s economy....

Asian Development Bank cuts India’s 2016 growth estimate from 7.4% to 7%
December 13, 2016

On account of demonetisation, the Asian Development Bank on Tuesday cut down its 2016 growth estimate for India....

After Amartya Sen, another Nobel laureate says there won’t be significant change from demonetisation
December 2, 2016

Nobel laureate and American economist Dr Paul Krugman commenting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to demonetisation high-value....

Demonetisation effect: Foreign investors pull out around $5 billion in November
November 28, 2016

Amid the concerns over the effect of demonetisation on the Indian economy, foreign investors pulled out about $5 billion....

Akhilesh Yadav says black money helped country’s economy during recession
November 15, 2016

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said that black money helped the Indian economy in times....

Jaitley to meet state finance ministers to discuss GST on Tuesday
July 24, 2016

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Tuesday meet his counterparts in states to discuss proposed amendments to the....

Growth of 8% or more is doable for India, says Arvind Subramanian
July 19, 2016

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, who happens to be one of the front-runners to succeed Raghuram Rajan as the....

Indian economy expands by 7.5 percent in 2015-16, fastest in five years
June 1, 2016

The Indian economy expanded by 7.6 per cent in 2015-16 to log the fastest growth among larger countries,....