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Back series GDP figures are not official estimates; formal data will be released later: Ministry of Statistics
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Back series GDP figures are not official estimates; formal data will be released later: Ministry of Statistics

The National Statistical Commission (NSC) too said the methodology for back-casting GDP series is "work in progress" and yet to be finalised.

Paul Krugman at News18's Rising India Summit says nation has emerged as a super power, but govt shouldn't have heavy hand on economy
Business

Paul Krugman at News18's Rising India Summit says nation has emerged as a super power, but govt shouldn't have heavy hand on economy

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman on Saturday said India has marched even countries like Japan and the progress it has achieved is 30 years is extraordinary.

Manmohan Singh heaps praise on Sharad Pawar, calls him 'equal partner' in introducing reforms
India

Manmohan Singh heaps praise on Sharad Pawar, calls him 'equal partner' in introducing reforms

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday praised NCP leader Sharad Pawar, saying he was an "equal partner" in ushering in economic reforms in the country.

Congress demands major overhaul of GST, alleges tax reform as big disappointment for poor implementation
India

Congress demands major overhaul of GST, alleges tax reform as big disappointment for poor implementation

The Congress on Monday demanded a major overhaul of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), alleging that the tax reform measure turned out to be a "big disappointment" due to its "poor" implementation.

Narendra Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his 85th birthday
India

Narendra Modi wishes Manmohan Singh on his 85th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished his predecessor Manmohan Singh on his birthday praying for his long life.

Critics of 1991 liberalisation have been proven wrong, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh
India

Critics of 1991 liberalisation have been proven wrong, says ex-PM Manmohan Singh

Globalisation is here to stay and those who were sceptical about the success of India's "new policies" have been proven wrong, says Manmohan Singh

GST rollout: Opposition parties' stand against tax reform act is not just late, but also outlandishly illogical
Business

GST rollout: Opposition parties' stand against tax reform act is not just late, but also outlandishly illogical

If the opposition parties are so against the idea of GST, which in their words is an 'epic blunder', why did they allow the bill to pass in the first place

Cross border mergers make India favoured FDI route: UN trade report
Business

Cross border mergers make India favoured FDI route: UN trade report

Despite historically high number of announced greenfield projects in 2015, FDI inflows to India were flat last year with only 1 percent up from 2015, the report said.

Cyclone Vardah rips through Chennai: City's poor green record is a concern
India

Cyclone Vardah rips through Chennai: City's poor green record is a concern

The Chennai Corporation, the forestry department and the highways department — can do is to compensate for the loss caused by Vardah.

GST legislation is fine, but the absence of other major reforms will harm Indian economy
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GST legislation is fine, but the absence of other major reforms will harm Indian economy

What exactly are the big bang reforms left to be legislated in a country which is no longer socialist?

GST Bill: For smooth rollout, get industry feedback before making it a law, says Harsh Goenka
Business

GST Bill: For smooth rollout, get industry feedback before making it a law, says Harsh Goenka

The Indian GST is a dual model comprising of Central and State GST along with an Integrated GST to be levied on inter-state and cross border transaction.

Govts should resist urge to control everything, says Arun Jaitley
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Govts should resist urge to control everything, says Arun Jaitley

Governments then have to become facilitators. The government's urge to control has to be restrained

FDI in defence, retail, pharma will reduce jobs, reverse it: SJM leader
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FDI in defence, retail, pharma will reduce jobs, reverse it: SJM leader

SJM's national convener Arun Ojha also expressed concerns over the deteriorating value of the Indian Rupee saying the country will not benefit from such devaluation

From Rao’s aide in 1991 to Modi’s pain in 2016: Is Subramanian Swamy a lost cause?
Politics

From Rao’s aide in 1991 to Modi’s pain in 2016: Is Subramanian Swamy a lost cause?

Over the last two-and-a-half decades, Swamy has transformed himself from someone who played a notable role during the Narasimha Rao-era of 1991 economic reforms to being Narendra Modi’s constant pain in 2016. Swamy is a lost opportunity for India.

For real change, Modi of 2016 needs to be more like Modi of 2014
Politics

For real change, Modi of 2016 needs to be more like Modi of 2014

Current government isn’t substantially different from the Congress era and maybe the Modi of 2016 needs to hear the speeches made by the Modi of 2014.

World no longer ridicules India for clocking 'Hindu rate of growth': Jaitley
India

World no longer ridicules India for clocking 'Hindu rate of growth': Jaitley

Pitching for more reforms, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the world no longer ridicules India for clocking 'Hindu rate of growth'. Economic liberalisation has helped it grow at a faster pace.

Perfect timing: Why FDI reforms are a smart PR and an image booster for PM Modi
Business

Perfect timing: Why FDI reforms are a smart PR and an image booster for PM Modi

Clearly, the latest round of FDI liberalisation is likely to become a big success since there is lot of investor interest in India being a bright spot among other emerging economies and in the backdrop of a slowing world

No more crony capitalism, Modi govt a thrust towards liberalisation and reforms: FM Jaitley
Politics

No more crony capitalism, Modi govt a thrust towards liberalisation and reforms: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said corruption has been removed from India's political dictionary under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that there is a thrust towards reforms and liberalisation without crony capitalism and harassment.

Modi shuts down Planning Commission: Here's what its replacement should be
Economy

Modi shuts down Planning Commission: Here's what its replacement should be

In changing the name of the building and the organization that will now move in, should the government junk the erstwhile Planning Commission lock, stock and barrel?