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ASSOCHAM makes clear its worries over reservation in private sector, says the move will dent investment climate

“At a time when the Indian economy is seeking positive triggers for growth revival, any political narrative on reservation in the private sector would bring in a big blow,”...

Nov 13, 2017 15:06 PM

India more attractive to do biz than WB ranking suggests, says Arvind Panagariya

Investors usually go where the environment is the best and not where the World Bank collects its data, Arvind Panagariya, professor at the prestigious Columbia University, told PTI...

Nov 08, 2017 03:40 AM

After positive ease of doing business rankings, WB says India to be high middle income economy by 2047

Days after it gave India a 30 place jump in its ease of doing business ranking, the World Bank on Saturday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and reforms push by the government...

Nov 04, 2017 20:43 PM

Ease of doing business: With 200 more reforms, India now aims place in top 50

India on Tuesday jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking, helped by a slew of reforms in taxation, licensing, investor protection...

Nov 01, 2017 14:38 PM

Congress says World Bank's latest ease of doing business ranking won’t change ground reality

Surjewala tweeted,” 'Ease of Doing Business' has become 'Cease of Doing Business'.” He said the reports showcased by the finance minister will not change the ground reality.

Oct 31, 2017 23:45 PM

PM Modi hails India's ranking as nation jumps to 100th position in ease of doing business index

Jaitley further added,” Taking India in top 50 countries on ease of doing business ranking is doable.”

Oct 31, 2017 22:10 PM

India, World Bank sign $200 million loan agreement to boost agribusiness in Assam

Narendra Modi-led government and World Bank signed a $200 million Loan Agreement for the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project on Monday.

Oct 30, 2017 20:04 PM

Trump administration rejects capital increase by World Bank

The Trump administration on Saturday rejected a capital increase by the World Bank, which the Bank says is necessary to expand its global anti-poverty mission.

Oct 14, 2017 05:37 AM

India's transition to GST fairly smooth despite opposition’s attempts to derail it: Jaitley

India’s transition to the Goods and Services Tax regime has been “fairly smooth” despite attempts by “ill-informed” Opposition leaders to derail its implementation,...

Oct 11, 2017 03:18 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