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On Board Air India One, June 24, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought to assure investors of every step, including reforms, to restore confidence in India while also hoping for higher growth.

Chaitanya Kalbag
June 20, 2012
I was very proud to read this fortnight's cover package. We decided to travel across India and look at how different states and regions were coping with the downturn.

Chaitanya Kalbag
June 18, 2012
Business Today Editor Chaitanya Kalbag takes a look at options that can turn around the deep pessimism hanging over us and give global investors the feeling that India is still a good place to do business.
June 19, 2012
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is now spoken of as a strong contender for the job of India's finance minister if Pranab Mukherjee goes up Raisina Hill to Rashtrapati Bhavan. He met Business Today the day before a trip to Brazil. Excerpts from the interview:

Team BT
June 20, 2012
Is the economy chugging along or nearly stalled? Depends on how you look at it.

Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, June 5, 2012
With the country's economic growth rate slumping to a nine-year low, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh appears to have been prodded into action.

June 4, 2012
Addressing the Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, he said that despite the international slowdown, India's growth was 7 per cent in 2011-12 which was \"one of the highest in the world\".

Associated Press
Washington, June 2, 2012
As Dow Jones tumble to worst day of the year with 275 points fall on weak job growth, it gives a strong blow to President Barack Obama at the start of a general election campaign that will turn on the economy.

Washington, April 23, 2012
Harold 'Terry' McGraw III, USIBC chairman and CEO of McGraw-Hill companies, is reported to have written to US President Barack Obama that powerful bureaucrats were running the show in Delhi.

Sanjiv Shankaran
March 20, 2012
Fiscal deficit feeds into inflation, pushes up interest rates and pulls down growth. In 2011/12, India's fiscal deficit was 5.9 per cent of GDP, 1.3 percentage points more than what was forecast in Budget 2011. This comes on the heels of a fiscal deficit of over six per cent of GDP in two of the last three years.
March 17, 2012
Aviation is still hitting the headlines, for all the wrong reasons. The International Air Transport Association, an umbrella body of all travel agents, suspended Kingfisher Airlines from its clearing house following mounting unpaid dues.

Mumbai, March 10, 2012
The benchmark resumed lower at 17,598.42 and hovered in a range of 17,691.96 and 17,008.77 before settling the week at 17,503.24 - a net loss of 133.75 points or 0.76 per cent.

New Delhi, March 6, 2012
India Inc appeared unfazed by the poor performance of the ruling Indian National Congress in assembly elections despite the stock market falling on concerns that the economic reforms will slowdown at the Centre.

Beijing, March 5, 2012
China for the first time in seven years projected a lower growth, scaling down its GDP growth target to 7.5 per cent this year from last year's 8 per cent.

New Delhi, December 12, 2011
The government has set an export target of $33 billion for the textiles sector next year despite the global economic slowdown, which it termed a \"serious concern\".

BT Online Bureau
New Delhi, December 7, 2011
The deadlock in Parliament over the government's decision to allow FDI in the retail ended after an all-party meeting passed a resolution to suspend the move till consensus is reached.

Sanjiv Shankaran, Anusha Subramanian and Shweta Punj
December 6, 2011
In the wake of corruption investigations, dysfunctional governance and a growing gulf between politicians and the people, the approaching assembly polls will circumscribe economic policy options.

New Delhi, November 28, 2011
\"The decision on multi-brand retailing will be a game-changer. This is a major landmark in India's economic reforms process,\" said Rajan Bharti Mittal, chairman of Bharti Walmart.

Shweta Punj
October 15, 2011
Global economic woes have finally begun to shadow the best performing of India's macroeconomic indicators - exports. BT spoke to more than 50 small and medium exporters, industry associations and policymakers - to find that almost all of them were fatalistically waiting to be hit hard by the slowdown.

Associated Press
New York , September 23, 2011
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 391 points and at one point was down more than 500, a return to the volatility that gripped the market.

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