Here's a round-up of the key points of the acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal's Budget 2019 speech
Budget 2019: Government to identify nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes to include them in social welfare schemes
Union Minister Piyush Goyal declared that the government will identify and locate the nomadic groups to extend the benefits enjoyed by other Indians.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code has helped recover Rs 3 lakh crores so far for banks and creditors: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal lauds the Modi government's efforts towards the banking sector.
Leaked NSSO report on unemployment not finalised and verified, not correct to use it as final: NITI Aayog
The NITI Ayog said that the report is a draft report and the data is still being processed. The final report will be published after the data is finalised.
State Bank of India (SBI) forgot to secure its server hosting sensitive information which resulted in a severe data breach
An interim budget in all practical sense is a full budget but made by the government during the last year of its term i.e. just before an election.
For every loan disbursed under MUDRA about 1.3 jobs have been generated
Leading job website, ‘Naukri’, releases survey of recruiters, predicts 20% increase in hiring between January and June 2019
Naukri.com, one of India's premier job portals, has published the findings of its Hiring Outlook survey which depict a very bright scenario for employment opportunities in the country between January to June 2019.
Ownership of CMIE and their alleged proximity to P Chidambaram raises questions on the credibility of its Job Survey
The scam by CMIE owner is being investigated by SEBI, CBI as well as by Income Tax authorities
"India and France are likely to surpass the UK in the world's largest economy rankings in 2019, knocking it from fifth to seventh place in the global table," PwC's Global Economy Watch report said.
Investors announced investments worth more than Rs 4 lakh crore for the state.
Many people trended the hashtag and counted the personal experience of benefits in the 4.5 years of the Modi government.
The food inflation in December was almost nil at 0.07%, down from 3.31% in November.
S Gurumurthy sends legal notice to The Economist for defamatory article that called him a ‘fixer’ who ‘gets things done in Delhi’
The concerned article was published in the print issue of The Economist on 24 November.
India's GDP is expected to grow at a rate of 7.5% in the 2019-20 financial year.
Agriculture, Manufacturing and Industry to push GDP growth to 7.2% in 2018-19 as against 6.7% last year
The numbers suggest growth in agriculture, manufacturing and construction sector contributing massively to the GDP
A special PMLA court today declared Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender under the FEO Act,2018.
Decline in gross NPA ratio of commercial banks, may decline further, says RBI in Financial Stability Report
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das has added that stress test results further indicate an improvement in NPA ratio but its current level remains still high for comfort.
59-minute loan approval scheme has approved loans of 1.12 lakh MSME applicants in less than 2 months
Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India are leading among the banks with loans sanctioned by them amounting to 43% of the total amount sanctioned.
More than 1 lakh companies removed from the Registrar of Companies for not doing any business for two years
Companies without any business for two years are deleted from the register of companies
PM Modi, Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh met to outline a broad plan to tackle the growing agrarian distress.
Measures adopted by the Modi government paying off, the recovery against NPAs has doubled for public sector banks
As revealed under the Asset Quality Review (AQR), the NPAs have been piling up since 2008, during the tenure of the UPA government.
In a year when markets have sunk across the world, Modi’s India shines, tops China in corporate deals
This is the story that they will not tell you. In a year when markets have sunk across the world, India, under Prime Minister Modi, shines
After demonetisation, when most demonetised currency returned to the bank, questions were raised on the success of demonetisation itself
We have designed a methodology in which we will consider 30 different categories divided into 11 different parameters to compare what both Governments, Congress and BJP, have done for the middle class
Congress opposing GST rate cut on items that can benefit the middle class is a classic case of Congress trying to stymie benefit to the people of the country for petty political gains.
Vegetables (cooked or uncooked), and frozen vegetables have been shifted to zero percent slab from previous 5%.
Facts, No Fiction: Recent farm loan waiver prove that Congress hasn’t learnt from its past mistakes that drove fiscal deficit up
Populist policies like farm loan waiver of the Congress indicate two things; unwillingness to learn from past economic mistakes and the lack of a sound policy agenda to resolve some of the long-standing issues of Indian farmers.