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Textile exports: Japan presents huge opportunity for Indian apparel industry

India needs specific policy interventions to woo Japanese importers away from China. Read more »
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Budget 2020: Middle-class distress biggest challenge for Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister must leave more money in the hands of the people to effectively address the demand slump and boost sagging economic growth. Read more »
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Internet shutdowns are damaging digital India

There is a need to work out a protocol for shutting down the Internet and restarting it once the law and order situation is restored. Read more »
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Cooperatives can trigger growth in rural and urban economies

Indian cooperatives are staring at a crisis. They can emerge stronger by emulating sustainable models in dairy, vegetable marketing, producer companies, self-help groups and banking. Read more »
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It’s a Catch-22 for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister is left with few fiscal options to address the economic slowdown. Read more »
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Towards a $5 trillion economy: An agenda for Indian economy

Holistic policies in key sectors can bring about a turnaround in India’s economic fortunes. Read more »
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Economic slowdown: How to transform rural India, revive growth

Better management and delivery of central schemes can be the gamechanger for India. Read more »
Arvind Subramanian says real estate at the root of bank NPA crisis and economic slowdown

Explained: Arvind Subramanian’s statement on great slowdown

The former chief economic advisor predicts big economic crisis, says Indian economy is heading to the intensive care unit. Read more »
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the GST Council meet

Income tax rates: FM Nirmala Sitharaman hints at cuts, but there is hardly any room

The fiscal deficit overshot the annual target set by Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Union Budget in just seven months. Read more »
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Do your bit to boost GDP growth, RBI signals to govt, industry

RBI did the right thing in pressing the pause button on rate cuts; economy need concerted efforts from policy makers, banks and businesses Read more »