The default threshold limit is being increased to Rs 1 crore from the previous Rs 1 lakh to prevent triggering of IBC proceedings for medium and small enterprises.
Covid-19 is an unforeseen shock of such magnitude to the global economic landscape, that this has no historical precedent in recent memory that one can have a preexisting narrative to estimate its impact.
Being part of global value and supply chains remains critical for Indian firms to become more competitive over time and extract greater value.
Rethinking Indo-US trade: India and United States have been strategic partners but wrinkles remain and for both countries to benefit, the diplomacy needs to go beyond the optics.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about how a clutch of promising initiatives fall short of being a credible roadmap to economic recovery, in the February 17, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Given China’s massive global economic footprint, the impact of the epidemic is beginning to be felt, without a crisis point being reached as yet.
Survey focuses on the government’s priority on labour-intensive employment and a greater reliance on reforms in agri-business and export segments.
The first budget of the new decade could have been more promising in the bleak times of economic slowdown.
Union Budget 2020-21 is not merely a statement of government expenditure and receipts, but pursues a holistic vision of well-being.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about the Indian economy, which is in the midst of a prolonged slowdown, in the January 27 edition of the India Today Magazine.
Even if one were to assume vegetable prices would self-adjust, owing to 'seasonal' factors, one still needs to pay careful attention to other commodities like cereals and milk.
Though today it looks as if Xi's 'pockets' have no bottom, the question remains, can it last forever?
This announcement comes at a time when the government's fiscal position remains clogged.
As the whole country gears up for the FM's second Budget next month, some believe that the economic slowdown has bottomed out.
The year 2019 saw a further deterioration in economic growth, with a possibility that the current fiscal year may record the slowest annual GDP growth in nearly two decades.
Over the last quarter, onion prices soured from around Rs 25-30 per kg to around Rs 120 per kg across major cities and semi-urban parts.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about why economy's growth engines are slowing down and what can fix them, in the December 16 edition of the India Today Magazine.
For decades, we have had a system that is 'naturally populist, seldom liberal'.
Maybe India was correct in staying out of RCEP, but now it has a lot more work to do at home.
The housing sector has been affected by serious cash-flow problems and insolvency-related issues.
India has a trade deficit to the tune of $184 billion with the 15 member countries.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about why the economic gloom refuses to go away this festive season, in the October 28 edition of India Today magazine.
The burden of economically irresponsible judicial decision-making could be exponential as was the case with the famous coal block allocation case.
The Indian growth story will be an organic, consumption-led narrative spurred by the service sector.
Is the sarsanghchalak inkling towards a change in RSS's commitment to swadeshi economics?
The approach to 'reform' has often included short-term measures that allow the economic car engine to start and push ahead faster but slow down eventually.
The ‘last-mile’ window, on the face of it, is likely to help provide the necessary funding for healthy housing projects. That won’t be enough.
India Today Group Editor-in-Chief talks about the 'Hard Times', and how to get the economy back on track, in the September 16 edition of India Today magazine.
The government is yet to even acknowledge that there is a slowdown.
Is India competitive enough to be set ‘free’ in the Indo-Pacific?
Biting India's economy hardest: Policy uncertainty is adding huge volatility to already troubled sectors
India's black swan moment is here. Its total unpredictability is sending jitters across already shaky markets.
A Towering Modinomics Feat: Why the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code is among Modi 2.0's biggest achievements
Non-performing assets have been the Congress-led UPA regime's worst legacy. The IBC helps undo that festering damage by ensuring institutional lending and corporate rescue frameworks.
Not just the small businesses, even the large ones are beginning to feel the pinch now.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on 5 July. Here are three key sectors of prime concern. Will their expectations be met?
The Budget reminds me each time, every year, how my entire education was a lie and I spent pointless hours chasing thetas and hexagons.
Budget 2019: How Modi 2.0 can tweak taxes, raise public spending on crucial sectors and raise employment
There are glaring gaps in India's economy. Women, SCs and STs are slipping through these. It is crucial, and doable, that the Modi govt fills these gaps via Budget 2019.
The Congress sat on the GST for years and did nothing. In contrast, the Modi govt both implemented this path-breaking reform and kept improving it, to benefit the common citizen in multiple ways.
Indian Economy: Stories of a structural slowdown are farce. Data shows Modinomics is propelling India towards strong growth
Key corporates in the cement, two-wheeler, home loans and consumer goods space are clocking in healthy double-digit growth. Sectors facing a temporary slowdown are hit by global or seasonal factors only.
With economic growth at its lowest and unemployment at its highest in several quarters, alongside a likely delayed monsoon, the FM's task is only uphill.
Decoding the amended Section 54 benefits announcement in Interim Budget 2019.
Walmart faces stringent government regulations just a few months after it bought Flipkart. The timing is crucial. Will it faze the US giant?
Budget 2019 was a chronicle of achievements, a roadmap for the future, envisaging the return of the NDA, garnished with pre-poll populism, and finally, some warmth for the tax payer.
The government has already sounded the war bugle on elections. But in the bargain, the promises made need to be implemented with care.
A politics of hand-outs hasn’t removed poverty from India. It has embedded it even more deeply. Narendra Modi was elected to end this politics. He is now following it.
Key announcements made in the Modi govt's Interim Budget will impact a longer time-frame, and will strongly change the political landscape for the BJP, making a determined push to woo the middle class now.
You can watch Goyal’s budget speech live here to know what are the government’s plans for income tax slabs, indirect taxes, agriculture, new trains et al.
Last year's Budget focused on farmers and social welfare. It largely ignored the private sector and the middle class. Will this Interim Budget mind those gaps?
Rahul Gandhi’s move to ensure minimum income guarantee (MIG) for the poor is well-intentioned. But it could damage the psychology of a nation which is proud of its demographic dividend.
There is speculation that UBI could well be on the list of what the Narendra Modi government also offers voters through the Interim Budget.
The biggest chink in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah’s electoral armour is the economy which is the grip of strong deflation and plummeting demand. It is here that the Opposition has its sharpest advantage.