Jul 23, 2021 07:20 PM IST
Singh, who as finance minister presented the 1991 budget, said that in the 30 years since, nearly 300 million fellow Indians had been lifted out of poverty and hundreds of millions of new jobs were provided.
- Jul 23, 2021 11:58 AM IST
India has scored 90.32 per cent in United Nation's Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific's (UNESCAP) latest Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation, a finance ministry statement said.
- Jun 02, 2021 01:13 PM IST
The fact is the ‘reforms’ carried out in Lakshadweep would not have happened in Tamil Nadu or Rajasthan or Assam — simply because an elected government needs to return to its constituents every five years
- Apr 03, 2021 04:11 PM IST
The education ministry in a statement said the areas identified for reform will streamline and reduce compliance burden and ensure that only information that adds value if insisted upon from higher education institutions.
- Feb 12, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Modi has reasserted that he wishes to go down in history as the harbinger of change. The bureaucracy needs to align its focus with that of the government’s agenda for change
- Feb 11, 2021 03:18 PM IST
It is strange that the current Congress leadership should decry the role of corporates when its own government in 1991 made the economy leapfrog, thanks to decisive liberalisation measures that unshackled entrepreneurs
- Feb 11, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The government no longer thinks it’s necessary to camouflage reforms. That is a momentous change
- Feb 08, 2021 08:31 AM IST
A 2019 report by Common Cause found that a third of policemen had experienced political pressure while investigating a crime and two thirds felt that the cost of incurring the wrath of the political masters was transfer
- Dec 18, 2020 11:29 AM IST
The sale of a ready property is outside the purview of GST and an under-construction property is taxed at 1 percent (for affordable housing) and 5 percent (other residential) without any input tax credit.
- Oct 04, 2020 02:17 PM IST
India seems to have crossed the peak in COVID-19 cases, as per available data, the Finance Ministry's Monthly Economic Report for September said.
- Sep 18, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Politicking aside, it will all boil down to whether India’s millions of small and marginal farmers end up securing a stronger bargaining power.
- May 30, 2020 01:36 PM IST
There are 20 stocks that rallied more than 50 percent since May 30, 2019 in the S&P BSE 500 index that include names like Dhanuka Agritech, Granules India, AstraZeneca Pharma, etc. among others.
- May 21, 2020 10:27 AM IST
A huge change to urban local bodies can be expected if the powers enjoyed by the district magistrates during the lockdown are transferred to the mayors
- May 20, 2020 09:17 AM IST
- May 18, 2020 09:15 AM IST
The market needed steroids and what the FM delivered are homoeopathic medicines
- May 15, 2020 09:54 PM IST
These reforms will not only professionalise the entire value chain but also allow the farmer to access both capital and technology to modernise farming.
- May 12, 2020 01:42 PM IST
With states going about with bringing reforms to labour laws, the focus is now on the Centre and its proposed codification of a host of overlapping labour laws into four codes, them being Industrial Relations (IR) Code Bill, Wages Code, Occupational Safety Code, and Health and Working Conditions Code
- Dec 03, 2019 11:15 AM IST
The government has taken various steps, including reduction of corporate tax, she said at India-Sweden Business Summit here.
- Oct 21, 2019 09:27 AM IST
The IMF’s World Economic Outlook database forecasts that India’s GDP growth will be well short of 8 per cent even by 2024. To beat this rather depressing forecast, it’s time for radical reforms
- Oct 10, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Countries with a large informal sector benefit the most from reform
- Aug 29, 2019 06:34 PM IST
According to RBI, India's external sector outlook is vulnerable to downside risks from global developments like global downturn, uncertainty on international crude oil and volatility of capital flows.
- Jul 18, 2019 12:06 PM IST
The law is likely to be called the model water resources regulatory authority bill and only Maharashtra has such a body functioning since 2005, an official said, requesting anonymity.
- Jul 05, 2019 05:58 PM IST
While the Budget has several things going for it, the budgetary arithmetic is to be taken with a pinch of salt
- Jul 01, 2019 03:21 PM IST
Power ministry proposes a ‘power sector council’ to address issues between the Union and states as part of a 100-day plan
- Jul 01, 2019 02:11 PM IST
The case for fiscal stimulus is well presented. But that’s not all. For India to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, doubling down on fiscal reforms cannot be overstated