Is the economy chugging along or nearly stalled? Depends on how you look at it.
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.
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:
With the economic downturn and policy paralysis biting, companies are are being forced to come up with alternative strategies.
A host of expatriates have made India their home since economic liberalisation began in 1991. With growth having slipped, inflation running high and the rupee
depreciating sharply, do they share the current gloom that has gripped
many locals or take it just as a temporary phase? SPECIAL: Economy on Raazor's Edge
Fireworks units in Sivakasi are feeling the heat of government's policies and a slowing economy.
If Bundelkhand has to rise above its poverty, its agricultural woes need to be addressed first.
The turmeric capital of the country is in the grip of a drought and a price crash. But real estate is buoyant.