Economy and Business

India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major economy tag and a growth rate exceeding seven per cent is expected this year.

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Revolution that wasn’t

Revolutions are often paradoxical things. In the minds of the revolutionary, they conjure up images of radical change. But reality is more recalcitrant. It makes a fool of the revolutionary, exacerbating those very things that the revolution seeks to change. 

Aiming high, looking far

A young person at a recent job fair in Uttar Pradesh told me “Paanch hazaar ki naukri toh hum sab ke paas hai; hum barah hazaar ki naukri ke liye aaye hain” (we all have jobs at Rs 5,000; all of us came for jobs that pay Rs 12,000).

India to be high-middle income country by 2047: World Bank CEO

Lauding India's increasing per capita income, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Saturday said she has no doubt that India will be a high-middle income country by 2047 when it completes its centenary year of independence.

Fixing Accountability

India has no dearth of regulators, elaborate regulatory frameworks or institutional or constitutional watchdogs to detect and prevent frauds.

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India-China civil-society dialogue on climate change, sustainable development

China has initiated early actions on the Wuhan summit between Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that stressed the need for people-to-people dialogue for the development of not only India and China but the whole world.

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India’s growth story is treading on thin ice

By all estimates, the Indian economy has entered a phase of recovery. After a period of subdued growth that was marred by a spate of disruptions, India has regained the fastest-growing major eco...

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