Politics, Plan and Policy
The GDP figures are within the government's target range of 6.0-6.5 per cent for the whole year.
15 Jul 2019 9:22 AM

The slowing economy makes it more difficult for President Xi Jinping to fight back forcefully against the US.

OPEC said the world would need 29.27 million bpd of crude from its 14 members in 2020, down 1.34 million bpd this year.
12 Jul 2019 10:03 AM

Oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico had cut more than 1 million barrels per day (bpd) of output.

India is the fastest growing major economy in the world right now, says V Muraleedharan.
11 Jul 2019 10:05 AM

Centre is considering further opening foreign direct investment in aviation, media and other sectors.

US President Donald Trump. (Photo:AP)
10 Jul 2019 8:48 AM

The trade row has prompted both countries to raise tariffs and created unease over the depth of their security alliance.

Board approval will allow immediate disbursement of around USD 1 billion, with the remainder to be phased in over the period of the programme.
04 Jul 2019 10:32 AM

Approval will also unlock an additional USD 38 billion from Pakistan’s international partners over the programme period.

The Code on Wages bill seeks to improve the ease of doing business and attract investment for spurring growth. (Representional Image)
03 Jul 2019 7:52 PM

The Code on Wages is one of the four codes that would subsume 44 labour laws with certain amendments.

Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said RBI was closely monitoring the liquidity position of NBFCs and will continue to monitor the activity and performance of the sector. (Photo: File)
01 Jul 2019 5:07 PM

As on June 23, 2019, 9,643 NBFCs were registered with RBI.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)
28 Jun 2019 10:05 AM

Development of the global economy is largely driven by one-sided decisions and disputes felt by the entire system.

The policy assumes significance as the DPIIT is working towards further improving India's doing business ranking by the World Bank. (Representational Image)
28 Jun 2019 9:40 AM

India's rank improved by 65 positions in Doing Business index over the last four years (2014-2018).

Currently, most of the packaged food companies print nutrition details of the contents, including their recommended daily values, at the back of the package.
27 Jun 2019 12:13 PM

India has been planning rules requiring food manufacturers to display fat, sugar and salt content on their labels.


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