Profile of Neeraj Thakur
In a pre-election year, the government’s decision to steer clear of populist promises, cut down on social sector allocations and place big bets on infrastructure signals a major shift in political strategy
Walking the thin line between India's rising energy demand and the need for green transition, the country's Coal Minister lists his plans for sustainable mining
Make in Odisha Conclave: In an exclusive interview to Outlook Business, Hemant Sharma, Principal Secretary of Industries, Government of Odisha, talks about the state's plans to attract investors and set up 'New Age' industries.
With the Russia-Ukraine war threatening the supremacy of West-driven Capitalism, is it time to bid goodbye to the dream of borderless trade and WTO?
The WHO data on Covid-19 deaths has created a problem of perception of sorts for the Modi government. WHO has used a mathematical model to calculate the deaths. Are critics right when they call the model flawed
From restricted import, shift in climate narratives to failing DISCOMs, there are many a loophole in Modi’s power promise to India
On Saturday, something unexpected happened. Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), the retail holding company of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries (RIL) called off its Rs 24,713 crore takeover bid for Kishore Biyani's retail business under Future Retail Ltd.
A large number of regional OTT Players have emerged in India since the entry of Netflix which have captured the audience that can afford to pay for customized content.
In an interview with Outlook Business, Edward Ashbee, Professor of International Economics, Government and Business, Copenhagen Business School, explains the politics of globalization and deciphers whether the challenges it faces currently have the power to destroy it.
Traditionally, GDP growth has been the domain of the finance ministry in New Delhi, while the RBI has focussed on controlling inflation and money supply in the economy
Despite high inflation in the economy, the regulator of interest rates has so far kept delaying the inevitable- a policy rate hike. Is it mere coincidence or a planned move to toe Centre’s line?
Even before the pandemic (FY15-FY20) India’s export competitiveness was being questioned as merchandise shipments from the country grew at a meagre 0.19 per cent
India has 1.3 billion people to take care of, a large number of which are poor. With a vulnerable economy, unsafe borders and unwillingness of the West to back India at crucial junctures limits India’s choices
Cryptocurrencies consume energy like no other in this world. In fact, many believe that if the world has to meet its target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070, we must stop the rise of crypto.
The outspoken industrialist emerged as a voice of corporate India when Indian businesses feared the uncertainty of large foreign investments and took corporate concerns to the political leadership
Instead of looking for missing jobs in manufacturing or through infra building, India should have a Central policy to train people to cater to job requirements in developed economies, India's former finance secretary says
Goods and services tax, once considered the prelude to a countrywide integrated market, seems to have gone astray. At least, this is what opposition states believe. Facing the prospect of losing GST compensation forever and having already lost their powers to tax to raise revenue, are states working on a plan to resist the Centre?
In her budget presentation, the Union finance minister emphasised on the government spending worth Rs 7.5 lakh crore in FY23, but who is buying vehicles to drive on thousands of kilometres of plush national highways?
The survey pegs FY2022-23 GDP growth between 8 and 8.5 per cent, though with many caveats. The finance minister will have to ensure that her budget addresses the issue of falling private consumption, among other factors.
Goods and Services Tax, once considered the prelude to a countrywide integrated market, seems to have gone astray. At least, this is what opposition states believe. Facing the prospect of losing GST compensation forever and having already lost their powers to tax to raise revenue, are states working on a plan to resist the Centre?
China and India had invited Tesla to set up its first manufacturing plant outside of the US. Both India and China have been trying to reduce their carbon emissions from the automobile sector, by creating an ecosystem for EVs.
Can India grow at 9.2% in FY22 when global recovery is likely to be muted? The government estimate on GDP does not take into account the economy’s inability to benefit from infrastructure building
After the conversion of AGR dues, the Centre will have 35.8 per cent stake in Vodafone Idea, while its ownership in Tata Teleservices will account for 9.2 per cent.
The spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant could lead to the US Fed being forced to delay the tapering of its bond-buying programme which would have a direct positive impact on the Indian stock markets.
EVs reduce energy consumption by 75 per cent over Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) while HEVs reduce energy consumption by 30-45 per cent over ICE without any external charger.