The Reserve Bank of India

How India lost out to China, rest of Asia in development race

Santosh Mehrotra interview Part II: A series of policy mishaps ensured that India’s small scale industries did not scale up to face influx of Chinese goods. Read more »
Charan Singh, Punjab and Sind Bank

‘Good beginning by govt, RBI; but much more needs to be done’

The government and the RBI have taken some useful steps, but the situation warrants bolder measures like the ones initiated by the US and UK, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Surviving Coronavirus scare: A wish list for Indian economy, industry

Targeted schemes for households, corporates, MSMEs and financial sector can keep the Indian economy afloat, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
India's economic growth may have bottomed out

GDP growth in Oct-Dec at 4.7%, NSO retains annual growth projection

The economy grew 5.1% in the first nine months of the financial year 2019-20, compared with 6.3% in the same period last year. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman missed these points in budget 2020-21

Budget 2020: What Nirmala Sitharaman failed to see

Union Budget 2020: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman missed an opportunity to address issues such as slowing demand and high unemployment generation in her second Budget. Read more »
Indian economy facing slowdown

India drag on global economy, says IMF

The Fund has cut India growth forecast for the current year by 1.3 percentage points to 4.8%. Read more »
India national infrastructure pipeline

Govt unveils Rs 102 lakh crore mega infrastructure plan to push growth

The national infrastructure pipeline will entail projects in 23 sectors across 18 states and Union territories funded by the Centre, states and private sector. Read more »
Core sector slump comes close on the heels of a slew of dismal figures for key economic indicators

Bad news on economy front; core sector output falls 1.5% in November

The dismal core sector figures come close on the heels of a slew of poor numbers, confirming a slowdown in the economy. Read more »
India facing economic slowdown

Towards a $5tn economy: An agenda for India’s transformation

Holistic policies in key sectors can bring about a turnaround in India’s economic fortunes. Read more »
India's finance ministry to encourage bankers to take bold lending decisions.

Relax fiscal deficit curbs to tackle economic slowdown, state FMs tell Sitharaman

State governments led by Kerala, Bihar push for 4% deficit target, more funds to infrastructure. Read more »