Prime minister Narendra Modi at ASSOCHAM centenary

Invest without fear to achieve $5 trillion economy target, Modi tells industry

Indian economy has seen bad times, but has always emerged stronger, says prime minister. Read more »
onion is reatiling above Rs 130 per kilogram in most of India

Govt to import 12,500 tonnes of onion from Turkey to ease prices

Imports to hit market in January; fresh crops may ease prices in new year. Read more »
India-UK FTA will unleash trade potential

Reduce dependence on imports, Piyush Goyal tells Indian industry

The government is engaging the US, EU and the UK to secure market access to India’s exports. Read more »
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Ease of doing business: India has become a business-friendly nation, says Modi government

The ministry of corporate affairs lists achievements in making India a business-friendly nation. Read more »
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Trade trouble for Modi govt: India’s exports, imports dip in Nov

The country’s trade deficit also dipped to $12.12 billion from $16.61% in November last year. Read more »
CPIU inflation soars, IIP shrinks

Industrial output shrinks 3.8% in Oct, inflation at 40-month high

Hopes of RBI resumes rate cuts dims as inflation hits highest level since July 2016. Read more »
Modi govt focus on Women and Child development

Modi govt striving to achieve SDGs, steps up monitoring

The SDGs combine economic, social and environmental aspects of development. Read more »
FM Nirmala Sitharaman may agree with states on GST rate hike.

GST update: Centre, states may agree to raise rates, rejig slabs

The GST Council meet on December 18 to take call on hikes amid a huge shortfall in revenue collections. Read more »
Income tax raids across India

Income tax raids on brokers, traders unearth Rs 5,500 crore scam

Countrywide searches in 39 locations yield Rs 1.2 crore unaccounted cash. Read more »
A vegetable vender in Mumbai. Indian economy is mostly in informal sector

OECD bullish on India, pegs GDP growth at 5.8% in 2019

The OECD growth estimate of 5.8% for the calendar year 2019 is more optimistic than the RBI prediction. Read more »