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Narendra Modi govt doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh; calls $5 trillion economy mission ‘wishful thinking’
India

Narendra Modi govt doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh; calls $5 trillion economy mission ‘wishful thinking’

In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government over the state of the economy, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the current dispensation does not acknowledge the word "slowdown", and the real danger is that if problems are not recognised, then finding credible answers to take corrective action is unlikely.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
Life

Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth

Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.

'Congress can never think of disrespecting Manmohan Singh': Randeep Surjewala after Montek Singh Ahluwalia claimed ex-PM considered resigning in 2013
Politics

'Congress can never think of disrespecting Manmohan Singh': Randeep Surjewala after Montek Singh Ahluwalia claimed ex-PM considered resigning in 2013

Surjewala said Gandhi's move of tearing the ordinance brought by the Congress-led government to allow those convicted in criminal cases to contest elections was a courageous step.

Manmohan Singh asked me in 2013 whether he should resign, claims Montek Singh Ahluwalia in his new book
India

Manmohan Singh asked me in 2013 whether he should resign, claims Montek Singh Ahluwalia in his new book

Ahluwalia says he told Singh, who was then on a visit to the US, that he did not think a resignation on this issue was appropriate.

Government-RBI rift: Forcing central bank to give Rs 3.6 lakh cr from cash reserves would jeopardise inflation story
Business

Government-RBI rift: Forcing central bank to give Rs 3.6 lakh cr from cash reserves would jeopardise inflation story

Every year since 2014, the RBI has transferred all the profits it has made to the government

Arvind Panagariya dismisses dual power centres as reason for resigning from NITI Aayog
Business

Arvind Panagariya dismisses dual power centres as reason for resigning from NITI Aayog

Panagariya is scheduled to leave Niti Aayog on 31 August and will be succeeded by well-known economist Rajiv Kumar.

Arvind Panagariya says working as NITI Aayog vice chairman was dream come true
Business

Arvind Panagariya says working as NITI Aayog vice chairman was dream come true

"No previous leader has shown the courage to appoint 'an outsider' at this level in the government of India," Panagariya said.

RBI autonomy important, retain its special status, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Business

RBI autonomy important, retain its special status, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Earlier, the issue of RBI's autonomy was raised by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and former governors Y V Reddy and Bimal Jalan.

 Arvind Panagariya takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman
Business

Arvind Panagariya takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

Noted economist Arvind Panagariya, who has been appointed as the first Vice-Chairman of the newly-created NITI Aayog, has taken charge of his office today.

Planning Commission: NITI Aayog brings down curtains drawn over 65-yr-old legacy body
India

Planning Commission: NITI Aayog brings down curtains drawn over 65-yr-old legacy body

The new institution, which would remain at its predecessor's address, a few blocks away from the Parliament, would also have a CEO, while prime minister would be the chairperson.

Modi shutting the Planning Commission: All you need to know about the central body
Corporate

Modi shutting the Planning Commission: All you need to know about the central body

The 64-year-old Planning Commission, a vestige of the socialist era, will soon become history as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced its abolition this past Independence Day. The body will be replace by a more relevant institution.<br />

No plans to abolish Planning Commission, says govt
Economy

No plans to abolish Planning Commission, says govt

Earlier this week, the Minister in his Facebook post said there was a need for streamlining the role of the Commission.<br />

Montek suggests setting up of panel to fight corruption
Politics

Montek suggests setting up of panel to fight corruption

Worried over widespread corruption, outgoing Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has made a strong case for setting up a high-level committee to identify lacunae and suggest remedies.

All members of Planning Commission resign
India

All members of Planning Commission resign

All members of the Planning Commission have submitted their resignations to the Prime Minister's Office paving the way for reconstitution of the institution.

Plan panel task force recommends PPP mode for waste management
India

Plan panel task force recommends PPP mode for waste management

A Planning Commission task force has strongly recommended Public Private Partnership (PPP) model for setting up projects for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) with a viable gap funding by the government.

Integrate Chinese tech with Indian Railways, energy sectors: Li
World

Integrate Chinese tech with Indian Railways, energy sectors: Li

"We have to integrate our technologies of high-speed railways and energy equipment with the Indian market as a breakthrough in Sino-Indian cooperation," Li said during a meeting with Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

India-China hold third round of strategic talks
India

India-China hold third round of strategic talks

Areas like infrastructure, environment and resources protection, water management and policy coordination, collaboration on planning and urbanisation, cooperation in high technology including the IT sector were dicussed

India at Davos: Who said what at the WEF
Biztech

India at Davos: Who said what at the WEF

Everyone from Finance Minister Chidambaram to India Inc honchos such as Ajay Piramal and Uday Kotak shared their thoughts on India at the World Economic Forum.

India has potential to grow 6-7.5%, no need for alarm bells: Montek
Economy

India has potential to grow 6-7.5%, no need for alarm bells: Montek

Ahluwalia said that emerging markets would need to focus more on FDI and bonds among other measures to make up for the fall in bank credit.<br /><br />

Ambani, Bajaj, Mahindra among Indian execs skipping WEF
Biztech

Ambani, Bajaj, Mahindra among Indian execs skipping WEF

Despite these dropouts, Indian delegation still runs into about 125 business and political leaders, which makes India's presence fourth largest after the US, UK and the host country Switzerland.<br /><br />