India Economy

Can Cryptocurrencies And Security Tokens Help Boost the Indian Economy?

Digital assets' regulation will play a major role in allowing hundreds of billions of dollars of investments to flow into Indian companies

Sudip Mazumdar

Is Pandemic the Right Time To Start a Business?

While some sectors had to re-design themselves, the relevance has grown multifold for others

India's Projected GDP Decline of 10.3% This Fiscal is Worst Among All Emerging Economies: IMF

The 10.3% GDP contraction for India is for the current fiscal year, ending on March 2021, as opposed to projections for all other economies based on the calendar year 2020. IMF's outlook for India for the current calendar year 2020 is pegged at 8.6% decline

Shipra Singh

Despite Pandemic, India On Track To Have 8 Unicorns By End Of 2020

A TiE Delhi-NCR and Zinnov report noted that around 75 per cent of start-ups are gradually recovering post lockdown

Debarghya Sil

The Govt Wants You to Spend; Announces Festival Advance to Boost Consumer Spending

To encourage consumer spending, Sitharaman announced two schemes- a leave travel concession (LTC) cash voucher and special festive advance-mainly aimed at benefitting central government employees

Shipra Singh

The Post COVID-19 Recovery Will Take Some Time: InnoVen Capital's Ashish Sharma

COVID-19 has proven to be a turning point bringing about transformation for investors, startups and entrepreneurs

COVID-19 Threw Away Our Traditional Wisdom: Dr. Viral V. Acharya

Reserve Bank of India's former deputy governor and Indian economist talks about the role of micro entrepreneurs in nation building and how financial institutions can play a crucial role, especially during the pandemic

Covid-19 Led GDP Contraction of India Steepest Among Major Economies

In comparison to the G7 nations-France, Italy, Japan, Germany, the US, Canada and the UK- India has reported steepest fall in economic growth in the April-June quarter of this fiscal year

Shipra Singh

India GDP Records Worst Historic Contraction of 23.9% in April-June Quarter

Though largely along the lines of market expectations, this contraction is the biggest ever on record and the first contraction since the government started releasing quarterly GDP numbers in FY 1997-98

Shipra Singh

Whose Loan Is It Anyway? The Indian Supreme Court's Turncoat On 'Financial Creditors'

The narrowing of the definition of financial creditors has threatened the position of guarantors and those who lend basis security

How Proper Implementation Of Loan Restructuring Plan Will Help Corporate And MSME Sectors

Though to contain the effect, the government announced a relief package of over INR 20 lakh crore, but the elongated impact of the COVID-19 has a spiral downward impact on the economic activity

SMEs Remain the Backbone Of Our Economy

In the last few years, the SMEs have stood out as the key driver behind the economic development of the country.