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POLITICS

 |  Tarar Square  |  6-minute read
Economy, PTI, Imran Khan, Pakistan

Pakistan has got a national pastime. It's blaming Imran Khan

His government is just three months old. But criticism seems to have commenced before the tea-and-biscuit ceremony after his swearing-in ended.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Economy, Global hunger index, Narendra Modi, World Bank

The unease of doing business in Narendra Modi's India

World Bank report hiking up India's rankings in fact highlights worrying gaps and inconsistencies in the govt attitude towards poverty, jobs and progress.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Economy, Modi govt, Nbfcs, Ilfs crisis

Pain of IL&FS crisis will be much deeper for real estate and construction sector

Brace up for more job losses and slackening demand. The government needs to act quickly and cushion the impact of the credit squeeze.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Modi government, Rupee, Fuel prices, Economy

Economy in distress: Is there a way out?

India Today cover story assesses the state of the economy and looks at the way forward.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Nabard, Capitalism, Inequality, Economy

What India must do to bridge income inequality

This does not mean taking from the rich to give to the poor, or penalising the rich for being rich.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Cash crunch, Economy, RBI, Infra lending firms

Why infra lending firms are under the RBI's scanner

Alarmingly, IL&FS is faced with a Rs 91,000 crore debt and is saddled with a severe liquidity crunch.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Economy, India, Undp, Poverty

Good news: Poverty rate in India has halved over ten years

Almost 271 million people in India have moved out of poverty in the decade since 2005-06.

MONEY

 |  8-minute read
Donald Trump, Lehman brothers, Economy, 2008 global economic crisis

Lehman crashed. But India, China and later, USA rose from 2008's debris

The global economic crisis of 2008, triggered by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, gave Asia a chance to rise, and let nationalist leaders, including Donald Trump, emerge

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read