KG Narendranath The Indian Express Group
Friday 1 March '13Despite an expenditure spurt, FM keeps fiscal deficit in check & cuts welfare schemes.
Tuesday 26 February '13Will it flag off a course correction for Indian Railways, the troubled monolith?
Tuesday19 February '13It is a challenging time for the Indian economy amid the near-consensus for embracing a "painful process" of fiscal consolidation.
Monday31 December '12Perfect market is a concept that best serves as a hypothesis. Reality, to be sure, is far apart.
Monday31 December '12The policymakers in India talk almost in one voice about the urgent need to further and augment the economic liberalisation process, though their focus seems to be on giving more leeway for financial-...
Sunday24 June '12PM says govt will take 'effective'' measures; Pranab says RBI Governor will announce steps
Sunday24 June '12He also hinted at an imminent Cabinet reshuffle, implying that the country could soon have a new finance minister.
Saturday23 June '12Earlier, Quamrul Chowdhury, the lead negotiator for G-77+China, had criticised the Rio document as something "without any depth, without any bite
Friday22 June '12Developed countries have reneged on their promise to set aside a fixed amount 0.7 per cent of their gross national product to enable the rest of the world to achieve its sustainable development goal...
Thursday21 June '12A Los Cabos Growth and Jobs Action Plan was also unveiled
Wednesday20 June '12* 12th Five-Year Plan GDP growth estimate unrealistic: Official
Wednesday20 June '12Eight other countries including Mexico too made new pledges.
Tuesday19 June '12On the eve of the seventh G20 summit of world leaders, India's policymakers joined a growing chorus against the focus on austerity at a time of crisis.
Sunday17 June '12Continuing problems there will further dampen global markets and adversely impact our own economic growth," he said.
Sunday17 June '12A senior official said the G-20 hasn''t delivered enough after the Pittsburgh and London summits.
Saturday5 November '11Singh calls for decontrolling prices of 'most commodities' except 'semi-public goods'.
Saturday5 November '11India and other emerging economies have seized the opportunity created by the unprecedented demand from the developed world for flexible IMF loans
Saturday5 November '11India has pledged to join a new convention of G20 countries on mutual administrative assistance, which will reinforce the UPA government''s plans to increase vigil on tax evasion and curb the flow of ...
Friday4 November '11Gates''s proposal followed a bill introduced in the US Senate on Wednesday for a 0.03 per cent tax on stock, bond and derivative trades from 2013.
Friday4 November '11Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today cautioned that prolonged uncertainty and instability in Euro zone countries could "hurt us all".
Tuesday29 March '11* Move expected to induce high-tech exploration firms to work seriously on the country''s rich deposits.
Friday7 January '11The Competition Commission of India on Thursday instituted a probe into suspected cartel activity among the country''s major onion traders, even as the policymakers looked for ways to arrest the relen...
Thursday15 July '10RBI is mulling the option of making its regular monetary policy reviews a more frequent affair than the quarterly mode at present.
Monday12 July '10Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to clarify in Parliament that the new law on the regulation of hybrid financial products will not in any way affect the autonomy of RBI....
Wednesday30 June '10Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the government would try to ensure that the US took "a more favourable" attitude towards the extradition of Warren Anderson, the former head of Union Carbide......