India News | Nida Najar, The New York Times | Monday March 23, 2015
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attempts to translate the land order to permanent law, he has met a wall of protest from a united opposition, threatening a part of his economic reform agenda meant to overcome long-standing barriers to growth in India...
India News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi passed his first major economic reform almost a year after coming to power, as Parliament voted late on Thursday to allow more foreign investment in the insurance sector.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Lawmakers in the upper house agreed to increase the foreign investment limit in local insurers to 49 per cent from 26 per cent after the opposition Congress party swung behind the bill which cleared the lower house last week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Parliament tonight approved the NDA government's first major economic reform measure as the long-pending bill providing for raising foreign investment cap in insurance was passed by Rajya Sabha after main Opposition Congress and some other parties ca...
Thomson Reuters | Monday March 2, 2015
The comments come after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a budget for the year through March 2016 prioritising economic growth over reform, which is likely to slow the pace of narrowing a fiscal deficit.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday February 25, 2015
Despite the combined onslaught of the opposition and activists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided that land reforms introduced by him will not be discussed at a meeting with leaders of all parties, a measure that was reportedly being considere...
Monday February 16, 2015
India needs to strengthen its manufacturing activities as well as reform labour laws to ensure good growth, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's chief economist Catherine L Mann said on Monday.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday February 12, 2015
A near wipeout in the Delhi election this week will not sidetrack the government's reform agenda, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
Thursday January 22, 2015
'The important thing is low prices $45 to 50 dollars are a temporary phenomenon. It's a very good breathing zone for oil importing countries.'
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday January 7, 2015
The Prime Minister, determined not to be sidetracked from his agenda of economic reform, has warned his party's law-makers to tamp down statements described by political opponents as evidence of his government's intent to promote a Hindu-dominant age...
Saturday December 27, 2014
The Finance Ministry said on Saturday that the Ordinance for the insurance sector reform will help companies raise capital through new and innovative instruments, besides promoting economic growth and job creation.
Saturday December 20, 2014
Experts say that various reform measures promised by the new government, including on foreign investment caps, should accelerate the merger and acquisition activities in India in the New Year which has remained somewhat subdued for last few years ami...
Opinion | MK Venu | Saturday December 20, 2014
MK Venu on why the reform has so much potential.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
The government today introduced legislation billed as the biggest tax reform since Independence, with analysts hailing it as a "game changer" that would cut the cost of doing business and boost economic growth.
India News | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday December 18, 2014
There may be just two working days left for this Parliament session, but the government is determined to signal its commitment to its agenda of economic reform and will therefore, on Monday, introduce a bill to create a harmonised Goods and Services ...
Cheat Sheet | Rahul Srivastava (With Agency Inputs) | Thursday December 18, 2014
The government may initiate steps for one of the country's biggest economic reforms by introducing a bill that seeks to amend the constitution to create a harmonised Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Thursday December 18, 2014
The government may initiate steps for one of the country's biggest economic reforms by introducing a bill that seeks to amend the constitution to create a harmonised Goods and Services Tax (GST). Here is your 10-point cheat-sheet to this big story:
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 12, 2014
Italy began an eight hour general strike Friday at the call of two large unions to protest the rapid pace of economic and social reform introduced by Premier Matteo Renzi.
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Beijing is increasingly concerned about the risk an onset of deflation would pose to an economic recovery that has failed to gain traction despite a swath of reform initiatives intended to restore investor confidence and respark productive business i...
Monday December 8, 2014
The outlook for India's rating would improve if fiscal, inflation and infrastructure metrics get better, global rating agency Moody's Investors Service said in a report.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Rating agency Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday said the sovereign outlook for the country remains stable at Baa3, but future rating trends depend on the reform measures taken by the government.
Sunday November 16, 2014
Helped by the new government's reform push and growing expectations for better economic scenario, the foreign funds have been on a buying spree in stock market and the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty have scaled new peaks above 28,000 and 8,400 le...
Saturday November 15, 2014
As he seeks to accelerate his economic reform drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the reform process is bound to face resistance and that he wanted it to be insulated from political pressures.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 15, 2014
As he seeks to accelerate his economic reform drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said reform process is bound to face resistance and wanted it to be insulated from political pressures.