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Pricking where it hurts

There has been an alarming rise in non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks in recent years, affecting their profitability.

A leaked Intelligence Bureau report in June accused 'foreign funded' NGOs of running campaigns which retarded India's GDP growth. A closer look.
The population of ultra-rich is growing globally, with new economic powerhouses creating a lot of the new wealth.
The Narendra Modi government's honeymoon period may well be cut short if it fails to control inflation. The government has taken some steps. But are they enough?
On several other parameters, the Indian economy is still way behind most of the big global economies.
Rural Bharat is fast catching up with urban India as various pointers in the 68th National Sample Survey Offi ce (NSSO) data show.
Life insurance penetration in India was always low, but, worryingly enough, it has been falling even lower for two consecutive years now.