Jul 15, 2019 01:18 PM IST
It is understood that rising income has a positive impact on rising crime. Therefore, neglect of the judiciary and the justice system as a whole can lead to erosion in governance and rule of law itself.
- Jul 11, 2019 02:38 PM IST
Cutting costs, leveraging assets such as land and infrastructure, and a judicious increase in fares would go a long way in addressing the financial problems.
- Jul 07, 2019 12:32 PM IST
Earlier this week, the Economic Survey had raised concerns over the spill over effects of the NBFC crisis
- Jul 06, 2019 06:00 PM IST
Overall investment in the economy should get support through the proposed infusion of Rs 70,000 crore into public sector banks, M M Murugappan, Executive Chairman of Murugappa Group said.
- Jul 05, 2019 08:17 PM IST
Live updates of FM Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Aam Budget — first for the Modi government 2.0 — and the subsequent developments
- Jul 05, 2019 07:07 PM IST
This push to increase credit offtake may take some time to bear fruit.
- Jul 05, 2019 06:04 AM IST
Good Morning Dear Readers and welcome to our exhaustive coverage of Budget 2019, which comes in the backdrop of falling employment, farm distress, tepid growth and a liquidity crisis in the NBFC space. Globally, too, things are not looking that great with trade wars, rising crude oil prices, growth slump, and an overall fall in key economic indicators. But it’s not all gloom. With the Modi government winning the recently held general elections with a decisive mandate, expectations are running high that Modi 2.0 will deliver in Budget 2019
- Jul 04, 2019 08:04 PM IST
With decline in size of landholdings in agriculture, India has to focus on resource efficiency, especially in smallholder farming to attain sustainability.
- Jul 04, 2019 07:52 PM IST
Recommends setting up of a special unit in Niti Aayog; proposes 'Behavioural Economics Audit' of every programme.
- Jul 04, 2019 06:54 PM IST
To tap the growing opportunity, efforts are being made to further strengthen existing markets, and simultaneously diversify and increase presence in the new and emerging markets.
- Jul 04, 2019 06:20 PM IST
A well-designed and effective implementation of minimum wages will strengthen the trend towards decreasing wage inequality, especially at lower levels.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:50 PM IST
The Survey also said on an average, every household in an open defecation free village saved about Rs 50,000 per year on account of financial savings due to lower likelihood of disease from using a toilet and practicing hand washing and the value of time saved due to a closer toilet.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:43 PM IST
Projects worth over Rs 2.05 lakh crore are proposed in 100 cities under the Smart Cities Mission, says the Survey.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:31 PM IST
CEA K Subramanian quotes from Upanishads to John Maynard Keynes to buttress arguments; seeks to appeal to religio-moral conscience of tax dodgers, arguing that the repayment of debt in one’s own life is prescribed as necessary by scriptures across religions.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Allowing the private sector access to select databases for commercial use can be fraught with risks
- Jul 04, 2019 05:13 PM IST
Experts say it will help break the monopoly and will provide level playing field.
- Jul 04, 2019 05:06 PM IST
Passenger traffic in Railways witnessed a subdued growth this year, with a 0.64 percent increase in 2018-19 as compared to 2017-18.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:54 PM IST
In FY19, mutual fund industry witnessed total redemption worth Rs 242 lakh crore as against Rs 207 lakh crore in FY18.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:45 PM IST
"If the impact of stress in the NBFC sector spills over to this year as well, it may lead to lower credit offtake from NBFCs, which may dampen growth in consumption spending," the Survey said.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:39 PM IST
Growth projection for FY20 has been pegged at 7 percent.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:32 PM IST
RERA notified in 30 states and union territories so far; 28 have set up regulatory authorities, the Survey noted.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:22 PM IST
There are 6.18 lakh beneficiaries of PMJAY under Ayushmaan Bharat and 39.48 lakh e-cards were issued until December 2018.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:14 PM IST
Maharastra accounted for 18.7 percent of the startups followed by Karnataka and Delhi at 14.67 percent and Delhi at 13.38 percent, respectively.
- Jul 04, 2019 04:09 PM IST
Govt to set up the National Centre of Excellence for animation, visual effects, gaming and comics
- Jul 04, 2019 03:45 PM IST
The Indian banking sector has been reeling under the pressure of rising bad loans. However, lenders, including state-run banks, showed improvement in the asset quality.