Although the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is relatively small in India, 137 as of 17 March, most of the cases have been detected in the last two weeks. Experience suggests that this number will rise.
In the short term, there are two interrelated challenges—protecting Yes Bank’s depositors, and maintaining trust in the private banking system.
While countries have reached a consensus on the dangers posed by rising greenhouse gas levels, they disagree on the actions that need to be taken to reduce the extent of global warming.
While India is on the verge of becoming a $3 trillion economy, it has been unable to sustain high growth in recent years.
The presentation of the Union Budget is always a melodramatic occasion–full of hype and excitement, especially in the boisterous Indian democracy.
In early 2016, the Indian government announced that it would start strategic disinvestment of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs).
More than any other union government in the last 30 years in India, it is the BJP-led NDA government which can take a strategic approach to the economy and pursue long-term objectives.
The Indian economy has been slowing down for five quarters now.
Proven to be the best engines for job creation, new and smaller enterprises are India's answer to rising unemployment and a burgeoning youth population.
To boost growth, the government, on Friday, decided to risk the only engine of the tax system that has performed lately — corporate tax.