Tag: Economy

FDI growth hit five-year low in 2017-18

FDI growth hit five-year low in 2017-18

New Delhi: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India seems to be petering out with the inflows growth rate recording a five-year low of 3 per cent at USD 44.85 billion in 2017-18. According to the latest data of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), FDI in 2017-18 grew[Read More…]

Technology is like parasite. Humans are caged inside computers: BJP MP Murli Manohar Joshi

Indian cities need integrated development agenda

One of the fastest-growing economies in the world, India has grown at a rate of above seven per cent over the last decade. Much of this growth can be explained by the growth of its cities. Cities have emerged as economic powerhouses that have defined job growth within the country.[Read More…]

India needs overall energy policy, gas must in GST: Pradhan

India needs overall energy policy, gas must in GST: Pradhan

Renewing the call for bringing natural gas under the GST regime, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the country needs an overarching policy covering various energy verticals in order to achieve self-sufficiency and security in this critical sector. Defending the government’s target of doubling Indian oil refinery capacity to[Read More…]

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