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FICCI calls for stimulus of around Rs 10 lakh cr to stimulate demand, supply to avert long-term economic slowdown
Business

FICCI calls for stimulus of around Rs 10 lakh cr to stimulate demand, supply to avert long-term economic slowdown

For getting the industry back on track and moving, there needs to be a robust plan for phased opening up of the economy and re-starting growth, FICCI said

Budget 2020: Its time govt introduced forward-looking, simplified version of I-T Act; should focus on long overdue Direct Taxes Code
Business

Budget 2020: Its time govt introduced forward-looking, simplified version of I-T Act; should focus on long overdue Direct Taxes Code

On the side-lines of the Budget, the government should also focus on releasing the new Direct Taxes Code, which is long overdue.

Former J&K MLAs submit 15-point memorandum to LG GC Murmu, demand release of detainees, withdrawal of cases against youth
Politics

Former J&K MLAs submit 15-point memorandum to LG GC Murmu, demand release of detainees, withdrawal of cases against youth

Eight former legislators led by Syed Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday became the first group of mainstream politicians from J&K to open the channels of communication with the office of Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu and making a slew of demands including restoration of statehood

Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely
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Fostering change through impact-driven innovations benefits India's economy immensely

The benefits of economic growth need to percolate down to the grassroots level to reduce inequities in all levels.

Democracy not inimical to economic growth, says Manmohan Singh; ex-PM asserts need for independent functioning for CBI, EC, SC
Politics

Democracy not inimical to economic growth, says Manmohan Singh; ex-PM asserts need for independent functioning for CBI, EC, SC

Manmohan Singh said that today there is a stressful time for democracies across the world and for them Indian democracy is a beacon of hope and inspiration.

In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side
Politics

In caste-dominated Bihar, Nitish Kumar has upper hand over Narendra Modi, luckily JD(U) chief is on NDA's side

Poll-bound Bihar is not talking about economic packages and foundation stones in the run-up to the Lok Sabha Election, it is speaking about castes and efforts to woo them

India is improving on economic performance, but growth eludes struggling lower middle class: Index
India

India is improving on economic performance, but growth eludes struggling lower middle class: Index

Whether you like it or not, India is still behind its South Asian counterparts in terms of social parameters, despite its remarkable economic performance.

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts
Business

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts

The difference between India and UK's GDP, ranked at fifth position, is just $25 billion, suggesting that India could enter the 'top-five economy club' soon.

US lauds India's role in Afghanistan's economic development, says New Delhi-Washington-Kabul trio will not target Pakistan
India

US lauds India's role in Afghanistan's economic development, says New Delhi-Washington-Kabul trio will not target Pakistan

India has played a responsible role in the economic development of Afghanistan, the Donald Trump administration said on Saturday noting that the trilateral India-Afghan-US cooperation is not aimed at Pakistan

Afghanistan's ordeal: Will terror-hit country realise its economic potential or fall prey again to geo-political machinations?
World

Afghanistan's ordeal: Will terror-hit country realise its economic potential or fall prey again to geo-political machinations?

Afghanistan was a major topic of discussion at the recently-concluded Raisina Dialogue 2018 in New Delhi. And rightfully so.

Congress creates new departments to attract tax-paying professionals in revival attempt
Politics

Congress creates new departments to attract tax-paying professionals in revival attempt

The Congress on Tuesday created two new organisational departments — Professionals Congress and Unorganised Workers Congress — to reach out to tax-paying professionals, as part of its revival plan.

Subramanian Swamy says there is need to Indianise western goods, technology
India

Subramanian Swamy says there is need to Indianise western goods, technology

There is a need to "Indianise" western goods and technology to gain economic democracy, Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy said in New Delhi on Sunday.

Centre plans to develop Coastal Economic Zone in Odisha to boost commercial activities in state
India

Centre plans to develop Coastal Economic Zone in Odisha to boost commercial activities in state

The Centre plans to take steps to develop a CEZ in Odisha in view of the enormous potential for economic activities in the area.

China likely drive $930 billion of economic output through 5G by 2030
News & Analysis

China likely drive $930 billion of economic output through 5G by 2030

The world's largest 5G test field has been built in Huairou district in Beijing, with the participation of industry giants including Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia.

India could expedite railway upgrade process by cooperating, says Chinese media
World

India could expedite railway upgrade process by cooperating, says Chinese media

India could accelerate its rail upgrading process and shorten the investment time if it cooperated with China, which has the world's most extensive rail network and advanced technology, a Chinese daily said on Monday.

AP, Singapore ink pact for developing startups in Amaravati area
Business

AP, Singapore ink pact for developing startups in Amaravati area

AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu promised to develop Amaravati as most livable city with 'people first' concept on par with Singapore and international standards.

Full text: PM Modi and Najib Razak's joint press briefing on the India-Malaysia partnership
World

Full text: PM Modi and Najib Razak's joint press briefing on the India-Malaysia partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak at a joint press breifing in Malaysia.

Modi blames changing lifestyles for India's rising pollution
Life

Modi blames changing lifestyles for India's rising pollution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday blamed the changing lifestyles that have come with India's economic development for rising pollution levels that have given the country some of the world's dirtiest air.

Obama proposes over $1 bn civil and military aid to 'strategically important' Pakistan
World

Obama proposes over $1 bn civil and military aid to 'strategically important' Pakistan

The key elements of the proposed budget include strengthening Pakistani military for its fight against extremism, safety of nuclear installation, stability in Afghanistan, economic development and improvement in ties with India.