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.
Tuesday October 21, 2014
The government promised on Monday to open up the coal industry to private players and moved closer to selling a stake in a state-run oil company, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked up the pace on economic reform days after relaxing fuel price con...
Assembly | Reuters | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Maharashtra and Haryana are voting in the first major elections since Prime Minister Narendra Modi stormed to power five months ago, in a test of support that could unlock a round of delayed economic reform.
Thursday October 9, 2014
Underscoring the need for financial sector reforms, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has stressed that the "time to deliver begins now" and there is political will to undertake reforms and improve the countrys economic growth.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
Asserting that India has an "irreplaceable economic and political role" at the global stage, an Indian-American body has called for an immediate reform of the UNSC to make the country its permanent member.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged on Tuesday to stick to the disputed economic reform plan that he has championed, ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote of confidence.
Thursday July 31, 2014
Global rating agency Fitch has retained a 'BBB-' sovereign rating on the country with 'stable' outlook, saying a rating revision will depend on the new government's willingness to make difficult choices.
Friday July 18, 2014
"With Parliamentary elections over, India is expected to pursue long-delayed reform. India's growth forecast is maintained at 5.5 per cent in fiscal year 2014-15 but upgraded to 6.3 per cent in FY 2015-16 as expected reform bears fruit," it said in a...
India News | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget Thursday, vowing to lift economic growth to rates of 7-8 percent by promoting manufacturing and infrastructure and overhauling populist subsidies.