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Sushma Swaraj hold talks with Wickremesinghe on investment in India, SEZs

Feb 05, 2016

Sushma Swaraj hold talks with Wickremesinghe on investment in India, SEZs

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe who sought Indian investment and offered partnership in setting up a Special Economic Zone besides briefing her on latest political developments in the country. #India #Sri Lanka #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Special Economic Zone #Trincomalee #Ranil Wickremesinghe
RBI policy: How governor Raghuram Rajan lobbed the ball into Arun Jaitley's court

Feb 03, 2016

RBI policy: How governor Raghuram Rajan lobbed the ball into Arun Jaitley's court

The RBI has noted that domestic economic activity lost momentum in the third quarter of 2015-16, due to slackening agricultural and industrial growth #Interest rate #Economic growth #Arun Jaitley #Raghuram Rajan #spending #fiscal consolidation #Rate cut #Union Budget 2016 #Budget & Economy
Rajan's about-turn on GDP: Why central bankers should be clear on what they speak

Feb 01, 2016

Rajan's about-turn on GDP: Why central bankers should be clear on what they speak

the governor possibly didn’t intent to question the accuracy of India’s GDP numbers or the method of calculating GDP. But, clearly, his comments did appear to do so and spread confusion #RBI #Economic growth #Raghuram Rajan #GDP calculation #new GDP
Ahead of Budget, RBI's Rajan warns of debt-driven growth, reminds of fiscal road map

Jan 30, 2016

Ahead of Budget, RBI's Rajan warns of debt-driven growth, reminds of fiscal road map

Ahead of the Budget, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday warned against generating economic growth through additional debt saying that any deviation from the fiscal consolidation path will hurt stability of the economy. #GDP #Debt #NewsTracker #Economic growth #fiscal deficit #stocks #Raghuram Rajan #Modi #Union Budget 2016 #Budget & Economy
Why Raghuram Rajan doesn't trust India's GDP numbers

Jan 29, 2016

Why Raghuram Rajan doesn't trust India's GDP numbers

Clearly, it is time for the Modi government to pay attention to the skeptics and look at the economy in a more realistic manner #RBI #CRISIL #Raghuram Rajan #NDA #Economic Revival #PM Modi #Bank NPAs #GDP calculation
Isn't it time we stopped thumping our chests for being

Jan 29, 2016

Isn't it time we stopped thumping our chests for being "fastest-growing economy"? We are not

Here's the tail-sting to puncture the fastest-growing economy claim: for three consecutive years, our GDP in dollar terms has barely budged from $2 trillion, thanks to the rupee's decline #GDP #Economic growth #Arun Jaitley #Raghuram Rajan #revival #new methodology #fastest growing economy
Well run, Arindam: Tributes pour in as TOI loses ex-managing editor to cancer

Jan 29, 2016

Well run, Arindam: Tributes pour in as TOI loses ex-managing editor to cancer

Congress party vice president Rahul Gandhi tweeted that Indian journalism "has lost a much loved and admired voice". #Narendra Modi #InMemoriam #Arun Jaitley #Arvind Kejriwal #Times of India #Economic Times #Arindam Sengupta
'Rou've gotta be kidding! Italy covers up nude statues in museum to protect Iran Prez Rouhani's sentiments

Jan 28, 2016

'Rou've gotta be kidding! Italy covers up nude statues in museum to protect Iran Prez Rouhani's sentiments

Rouhani went to Italy on Monday and as a sign of respect for Islamic traditions, Italy covered up a few "racy" exhibits in the Capitoline Museum. #BeatThis #Iran #Italy #Hassan Rouhani #Matteo Renzi #Shareworthy #Iran economic sanctions
President Rouhani heads to France as Iran rebuilds relations with Europe

Jan 27, 2016

President Rouhani heads to France as Iran rebuilds relations with Europe

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wraps up his visit to Italy on Wednesday before heading to France on the second leg of a trip signalling the dramatic rapprochement between Tehran and the European powers since the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic. #US #France #NewsTracker #Europe #Iran #Italy #Sanctions #Economic sanctions #EU Sanctions #Islamic Republic #European powers