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.
The failure to acknowledge India’s growth story for the fear of who will walk away with the credit is a grave injustice to the 1.33 crore-plus people of this country. It also prepares the path for economic harm rather than further good health.
Relief for farmers to tax exemptions: 5 things Arun Jaitley could offer to woo voters through Union Budget 2019
The traditional Halwa Ceremony has been carried out and the Budget preparation is underway. Given that the 2019 general election is around the corner, what are the sweet treats the Modi government could offer in this interim Budget?
With an eye on the upcoming elections, the government would want to fine-tune the tax system as far as possible.
The document highlights 41 key areas that it has identified for growth.
The big question that the bank officials don’t seem to care about is how people are to cope without banking services for so long? Are they only interested in getting some extra holidays?
As assembly results arrive, and Urjit Patel exits, the markets shook at the thought of life without Narendra Modi.
The biggest casualty of such a scenario of frequently changing or unreliable data is new investments.
GDP numbers tell a fantastic story of India's economic resilience in which the country’s politics has turned farcical.
Many banks are offering personal loans through ATMs to the eligible individuals.
It would be prudent to remember that the capital reserves of the RBI are public funds.
The board did not discuss the contentious aspect of the governance structure of the RBI.
A war of words, marathon meetings and the RBI does pretty much what the government wanted it to. So, why the high voltage drama?
What does one do when one knows the country is headed towards the biggest financial event in recent history? Find out in the portion featured
All eyes are on the November 19 board meeting of the RBI, when the government nominees are bound to press for the need for an ‘economic framework’ for the bank.
The move inflicted avoidable pain on farmers, daily wage labourers and small enterprises. Also, it served a huge blow to economic growth.
The Centre has reportedly invoked powers under Section 7 of the RBI Act to issue directions to the central bank on matters of public interest.
With a mining ban and fall in GST and excise duty collection, the state needs a leader who can take a call on important matters as and when they arise.
Brace up for more job losses and slackening demand. The government needs to act quickly and cushion the impact of the credit squeeze.