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PTI
Washington, October 11, 2013
The finance minister, on a trip to US to woo investors, made the remarks in reference to the 'India decided 2014' initiative, which is to track the developments related to the upcoming general elections.


Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, October 8, 2013
World Trade Organization (WTO) director general Roberto Azevedo Azevedo said that India's food security law will raise subsidy levels but the issue needs to be addressed in a positive manner.


Chaitanya Kalbag
October 11, 2013
Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag says the ADB thinks GDP will grow by 5.7 per cent in 2014/15, but it is not as if the tendencies in the Indian economy will go away magically after the elections.


PTI
New Delhi, October 1, 2013
While addressing the state food ministers conference on the Bill, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar also said \"there is no question of having any reservations for a social security programme covering the poor and needy sector of the society.\"


PTI
New Delhi, September 30, 2013
Fiscal deficit is the difference between government receipts and spending. It touched Rs 4.04 lakh crore in April-August.


Manu Kaushik
September 26, 2013
Bharatiya Janata Party MP Arun Jaitley also called the Food Security Bill \"a repackaging of old food schemes\" run by various state governments.


Anilesh S. Mahajan
October 12, 2013
A new bill seeks to hold states accountable for the mounting losses of their power distribution companies.


Shweta Punj
September 13, 2013
According to the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, India will grow at 5.3 per cent in FY14. Many economists are pegging growth at somewhere close to 4 per cent.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, September 9, 2013
The brokerage in a research note also said that the euphoria following Raghuram Rajan's appointment as the new RBI governor may be \"short lived\".


Shweta Punj
September 12, 2013
Critics say the bill is a hurried piece of legislation that rests on an already crumbling programme, the Public Distribution System (PDS), which has failed to provide food security, despite being in place for five decades.


Chaitanya Kalbag
September 12, 2013
The trouble is that our policy dinosaurs don't view inflation as a problem or growth as fragile. The result is that investors, both domestic and foreign, who have to deal with the real economy, have lost confidence, writes Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag.


PTI
New Delhi, September 5, 2013
Moody's Investors Service downgraded subordinated debt ratings of 11 Indian banks, including SBI, ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank.


Anand Adhikari
September 4, 2013
The biggest challenge RBI's youngest governor ever faces today is that of very high expectations from him on the part of both the government and the markets.


Associated Press
Paris, September 3, 2013
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said that though developed economies are staging a comeback after years of lagging growth, a slowdown in emerging countries will keep global growth low this year.


PTI
New Delhi, September 3, 2013
Ushering in the biggest programme in the world to fight hunger, Parliament gave its nod to the landmark Food Security Bill which seeks to provide highly subsidised foodgrains to the country's two-third population as a right.


Shweta Punj
August 30, 2013
India was manufacturing more in the 1980s than it is today while its population has nearly doubled since. Where will the jobs for the millions of young Indians, the great demographic dividend, come from?


Reuters
Mumbai, August 30, 2013
India is considering a radical plan to direct commercial banks to buy gold from ordinary citizens and divert it to precious metal refiners in an attempt to curb imports and take some heat off the plunging currency.


Anilesh S Mahajan
August 29, 2013
Given the quagmire the Indian economy is in, US military action against Syria will make things a lot worse. It is bound to lead to a spike in international oil prices.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Bimal Jalan criticised the Food Security Bill, saying the programme is ill-timed and will further aggravate the economic situation.


BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, August 29, 2013
The global ratings agency said the food security programme will raise government spending on food subsidies to about 1.2 per cent of GDP per year from an estimated 0.8 per cent currently.


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