India needs more reforms to keep economy growth upbeat: IMF

Communications director of IMF, Gerry Rice, said, ‘India has of course been one of the world’s fastest growing large economies of late, with growth averaging about seven per cent over the past five years.’ Continue Reading

Parrikar, the chowkidar

With the demise of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, not just the coastal State, but the whole of India has lost a leader for whom country came first always. Parrikar set an example for fellow politicians, both in his life and death. Continue Reading

Global economy benefits when India thrives: GIPC

The US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) in its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index stated that India has jumped eight places in the rankings from 44 to 36 of the top 50 economies. Continue Reading

Long arm of law

“Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar cannot be arrested but he has to appear before the CBI, make available all evidence and cooperate with investigations into chit fund scams in West Bengal,” the apex court said. Continue Reading

Ponzi scam: SC asks Kolkata police commissioner to appear before CBI

Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the CBI, told the Supreme Court bench, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, that Rajeev Kumar, as head of SIT, had earlier probed the chit fund scam. But he had not only failed to retain the evidence but also provided false call data records of the accused to CBI when it took over the probe on orders from the top court. Continue Reading

Much-needed Piyush

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, tabling the Interim Budget for 2019-2020 in Parliament Friday, said the government aims to double the income of farmers. It was no doubt a financial statement targetted at agriculturists. Continue Reading

Govt has worked hard to build new India free of issues: FM

Presenting the interim Union Budget 2019, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal says promises a new India by 2022. The government has worked tirelessly to build a new India free of terrorism, casteism, nepotism and corruption, he said and assured to double farmers income by 2022.  Continue Reading