The report ‘The Bay Area-Silicon Valley and India: Convergence and Alignment in the Innovation Age’, said that as with any relationship between major countries, there are complex issues. (Reuters photo)Barriers in trade have fallen and many processes have been simplified as a result of the series of key...
In the last five years of Modi’s first term as Prime Minister, the growth rate was a robust 7.5 per cent.India’s economy needs to grow at 8-10 per cent annually if good jobs have to be provided to those joining the workforce, eminent economist Arvind Panagariya has said,...
The government seeks states’ views on the crop insurance schemeThe government Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that it has written to states seeking their views on whether the crop insurance scheme should be made voluntary for farmers. At present, the scheme is compulsory in nature. Responding to a supplementary, Minister of State for Agriculture...
After a limp start, the rains have covered nearly half of the country.Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country’s weather office said on Tuesday. After a limp...
Representative ImageA kachoriwala in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh city is doing the rounds on the internet as he was found to have an annual turnover of more than Rs 60 lakh and still is not paying taxes, media reports said. The owner of the kachori house — Mukesh Kumar...
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Ex-RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya (File)Viral Acharya’s departure as a deputy governor of the India’s central bank is worrisome, though not altogether surprising. Last October, Acharya delivered a hard-hitting speech on central bank independence. While that ostensibly dealt with Argentina in 2010, the thinly veiled similarity with New...
The money will come in over three years and is most likely used for regular government spending, Japanese brokerage Nomura said in report (Reuters)The Bimal Jalan committee report, which is delayed, will lead to transfer of under Rs 3 lakh crore of excess capital from the Reserve Bank...
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Top executives from Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, Paytm, eBay, Makemytrip, Swiggy and others attended the meeting.The government will come out with a national e-commerce policy within 12 months to facilitate achieving holistic growth of the sector, an official said. This was informed by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal...