US economy faces inflation threat

Gathering storms: US economy stares at a debt limit standoff in the Congress

If Republicans choose to block the Biden administration's efforts to raise the debt ceiling, the administration would have to find alternative ways to address a debt limit crisis that could have a... Read more »
budget 2023 green initiatives

Budget 2023: Focused on ESG and inclusive growth

Budget 2023 has set aside Rs 35,000 crore towards capital investment initiatives to achieve net zero emissions by 2070. Read more »
Budget 2023 and agriculture

Budget 2023: Ten initiatives to turbocharge agriculture

Budget 2023 looks to support India's agriculture sector which faces challenges such as poor infrastructure, limited access to markets, and unfavourable weather conditions. Read more »
Focus on its rural infrastructure

Rural sector: Budget 2023 shows intention, but falls short on allocation

Budget 2023 has cut down allocation for the rural sector while remaining silent on farmers’ income and rural demand. Read more »
GST regime, budget 2023

Budget 2023: India needs to push the envelope to allay ecological concerns

Budget 2023 has pledged Rs 35,000 crore in support of net zero and energy transition objectives, although the fine print of the plan is yet to be announced. Read more »
Income tax, budget 2023

Budget 2023 reduces income tax burden on middle class

The raising of income tax exemption limit promises to be highly popular among the middle class, but will raise a challenge for the government which is struggling to rein in the ballooning... Read more »
Budget 2023

Budget 2023 presents hope amid global headwinds

For the upcoming financial year 2023-24, the budget 2023 has reduced the fiscal deficit target to 5.9% of the GDP. Read more »
Economic survey

Economic Survey 2022-23: Inflation, current account concerns for next year

The Economic Survey expects the economic growth rate for the year 2023-24 to be slightly lower than the earlier projections, but says India will remain the fastest growing major economy in the... Read more »
Indian railways, budget 2023, FM Nirmala Sitharaman will present budget 2022 on February 1.

Budget 2023: Indian Railways seeks Rs 2 trillion allocation

The Indian railways ministry has sought higher allocation from Budget 2023 to meet the funding needs of projects in network expansion, electrification and signalling, as well as rolling stock upgradation. Read more »
G20 seeks to promote gender parity

Skilling of women, quotas can boost female labour force participation

Higher female labour force participation in India would lead to optimum utilisation of available human talent and can boost the GDP by 27%. Read more »