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.

India still continues to be the fastest growing economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. (Photo: File)
03 Jul 2019 11:13 AM

Finance Minister said in the last quarter, there could have been a fall and steps have been taken to improve the economy.

Steel and electricity output increased by 19.9 per cent and 7.2 per cent, respectively, during the month under review. (Representational Image)
01 Jul 2019 8:00 PM

During April-May, the eight sectors grew by 5.7 per cent compared to 4.4 per cent in the same period last year.

The survey showed that Indian businesses have the greatest investment appetite across the 14 markets and none mentioned any plans to decrease their level of investment.
26 Jun 2019 3:06 PM

Survey showed that businesses in India are very optimistic about their growth prospects, despite subdued macro-economic conditions.

Panagariya, who served as the first Vice Chairman of the NITI Aayog from January 2015 to August 2017, underscored that for trade to grow, the country has to be open. (Photo: File)
25 Jun 2019 4:56 PM

We need to get to 8-10 per cent growth if good jobs are going to be provided, said Arvind Panagariya.

The seasonally adjusted Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index fell to 50.2 in May, from 51.0 in April, pointing to the slowest growth rate in the current 12-month stretch of expansion. (Representational Image)
05 Jun 2019 1:56 PM

On the prices front, the survey noted that, firms were also helped by a lack of inflationary pressures in the sector.

BJP still does not have a majority in Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha, and this will pose hurdles to the party's legislative reform agenda, IHS Markit said in a note on election verdict.
23 May 2019 8:18 PM

The key economic challenge now is to continue reforms, brokerages and economists said on Thursday.

Shamika Ravi also stressed on the need to improve improve fundamental quality of India's data systems.
18 May 2019 10:05 AM

Ravi also refuted the contention of her EAC-PM colleague Rathin Roy that India could fall into the middle income trap.

Jet’s total debt was Rs 5,285 crore, with trade payables of another Rs 6,400 crore at 31 March 2018. (Photo: ANI)
17 May 2019 2:44 PM

Airport operators and oil marketing companies have lost a big customer with Jet Airways’ collapse.

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