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Dragon’s deceit: Is Soros right about Xi plans?

The best, or worst, possible consequence of Mr Soros’ statement is that the official Chinese reaction appeared to be numb.

31 Jan 2019 12:45 AM

Urbanisation to be big driver of Indian economic growth: Kant

Kant said IMF has forecast 7.5 per cent growth for India despite a gloomy outlook for the global economy.

23 Jan 2019 1:01 PM

Private jet to Davos please!

Never mind climate change, Davos prefers private jets.

23 Jan 2019 12:40 PM

The wealthiest 26 of the world own half the world’s wealth

The growing gap between the rich and poor is hurting the fight against poverty, damaging economies and fuelling public anger, says Oxfam.

21 Jan 2019 12:15 PM

Indian billionaires' wealth rose by Rs 2,200 crore a day in 2018: report

Oxfam further said that 13.6 crore Indians, who make up the poorest 10 per cent of the country, continued to remain in debt since 2004.

21 Jan 2019 8:42 AM


Ease of doing biz: Get the right indexes right

In the real India, it still takes 156 days to get a building plan sanctioned, and 1,445 days in court to get a judicial verdict on a civil dispute.

02 Nov 2018 12:20 AM

India ranked 58th most competitive economy in WEF index

India's rank rose by five places from 2017, the largest gain among G20 economies.

17 Oct 2018 8:40 AM

Going full circle for growth and the planet

The goal is to embed sustainability into industries which we depend on for our jobs,prosperity and well-being.

09 Oct 2018 12:11 AM

Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

The army is accused of committing mass rape, killings and setting fire to thousands of homes.

13 Sep 2018 1:14 PM

Women trail men not just in pay, but more in pensions

The World Economic Forum says that the gap is expected to reach $400 trillion by 2050.

10 Jun 2018 11:03 AM


Solutions cannot be found behind walls of protection: PM Modi

In keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Modi said there was growing protectionism in the goods and services sector.

02 Jun 2018 8:20 AM

World Economic Forum not to hold India Economic Summit this year

The meet will become a biennial affair from 2019.

15 Apr 2018 1:28 PM

China aims to extend economic corridor to Afghanistan: report

China in December had unveiled its plans to extend the USD 50 billion CPEC to Afghanistan which has sparked concerns in India.

09 Apr 2018 10:54 AM

Is India opening up? Some good signs

The media has often mentioned the report prepared by Lt. Gen. Henderson-Brooks on the October-November 1962 debacle.

16 Feb 2018 4:13 AM

It’s time for us to move beyond Davos

India’s once-ample resources have been frittered away on the grandiose schemes which failed to pay the expected dividends.

16 Feb 2018 4:01 AM


Congress targets Modi on Nirav ‘link’; ED seizes Rs 5,000 cr gems

Nirav left India on Jan. 1, his wife and business partner Choksi flew out on January 6.

16 Feb 2018 3:33 AM

Expand gender budget, it’s time to end neglect

Higher Budget allocations could be used to grab media headlines, but it’s the utilisation that matters.

31 Jan 2018 1:26 AM

Trump wins over Davos

Free trade in the increasingly interconnected global scenario would appear to be something all countries would actively seek nowadays.

28 Jan 2018 12:09 AM

Chidambaram slams PM for Guj violence, UP moral policing

The Congress has been critical of the violent protests taking place against the movie Padmaavat.

26 Jan 2018 5:54 AM

'Name and shame' has helped improve states' biz rankings: Kant

Government is using indices to achieve development goals and making states compete with one another.

25 Jan 2018 9:37 AM