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66 machines being used for counting demonetised notes: RBI

At least 66 Sophisticated Currency Verification and Processing (CVPS) machines are being used for counting junked Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that were deposited post demonetisation,...

Oct 16, 2017 21:03 PM

Yashwant Sinha attacks Modi government, calls for 'lokshakti' to check 'rajshakti'

Yashwant Sinha on Sunday once again trained his guns on the economic policies of the Modi government and called for 'lokshakti' (people's power) to check 'rajshakti' (government).

Oct 16, 2017 04:32 AM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley accuses Cong of opportunism, hails GST, demonetisation

He said the world was in economic slowdown for past three years, and India is growing and taking advantage of the situation after the government has implemented structural reforms.

Oct 15, 2017 13:02 PM

Indian economy on 'very solid track' in mid-term, says IMF chief Christine Lagarde

IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday said the Indian economy is on a 'very solid track' in the mid-term.

Oct 15, 2017 02:34 AM

Arun Jaitley in USA: India has high growth potential for next two decades

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in US that India has high growth potential for the upcoming two decades. He further said that the whole environment of doing business in the...

Oct 14, 2017 08:49 AM

Demonetisation was not required at all, says Manmohan Singh, defiant Jaitley claims achieved principal objectives

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said the economy is on a “downhill path” because of the “adventure” of demonetisation undertaken last year which was not...

Oct 13, 2017 21:58 PM

Taking India-US trade to $500 bn not a distant dream: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said the relationship between India and the US had evolved into a very strong partnership

Oct 13, 2017 11:08 AM

IMF lowers India's growth forecast over demonetisation, GST but sees hopes for recovery

The IMF on Tuesday lowered India’s growth projection to 6.7 per cent in 2017, 0.5 percentage points less than its previous two forecasts in April and July, attributing it to...

Oct 10, 2017 20:32 PM

Akhilesh Yadav says PM Modi not prepared to accept bitter truth of demonetisation, GST impact

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday slammed the Centre over demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) saying Prime...

Oct 09, 2017 08:21 AM

5.7 per cent growth is not a slowdown outside India, says EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

The statement comes as a breather to many who wants to see India as an economic powerhouse.

Oct 08, 2017 15:51 PM