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 »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Coronavirus outbreak: FM Sitharaman eases compliance burden to reduce pain

The Narendra Modi government announces easier compliance in areas such as income tax, GST, customs & excise, banking and trade. 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 PSU disinvestment

Modi government clears share sale in BHEL, MMTC, NMDC

The divestment proceeds key to the government’s efforts to meet an expected revenue shortfall of Rs 2 lakh crore this fiscal year. Read more »
Minister of state for housing, urban affairs and civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri.

Most Indian cities now open defecation free: Hardeep Puri

Construction of 96.5 lakh houses approved, 934 km of metro lines under construction. Read more »
Coal India is a state monopoly in India

Govt to ease coal mines approval, to set 30-day deadline

The coal ministry had allotted five coal mines after a long gap of four years following an electronic auction conducted in the first week of November. Read more »

India a better place for doing business, says Modi government

The ministry of corporate affairs lists achievements in making India a business-friendly nation. 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 »
Modi govt's IBC 2019

Govt to enact IBC amendment to protect buyers of stressed firms

The proposed amendments will remove bottlenecks and streamline in IBC resolution process. Read more »
India promotes electic vehicles to meet Paris Agreement targets

Electric vehicles: India pulls out all stops for a green future

The government has lined up tax concessions, subsidies to promote green transport infrastructure. Read more »