India’s GDP fall could be steep. But hope persists
As per National Statistical Office data, India's GDP may contract by 7.7% this fiscal year, worst since 1951-1952. The World Bank paints an even bleaker picture. But hope for recovery still abounds.
Don’t judge Indian regionalism by EU standards
By preferring BIMSTEC over SAARC, Prime Minister Modi has made a clear choice for his inauguration. But what does this mean for regionalism in South Asia?
Bangladesh: The economic miracle of the year
From high growth to closing the gender gap, if there is any country which is swiftly beating the odds, it is Bangladesh.
ADB cuts India’s FY20 growth forecast to 5.1%
The Asian Development Bank cites the credit crunch and a rise in risk aversion in financial markets caused by the IL&FS crisis for the revision.
‘India’s economy is a lifting tide for neighbours’
The external affairs minister, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, and others talk of regional cooperation and inclusive growth at WEF’s India Economic Summit in New Delhi.
Day 2: India Economic Summit in pics
Here are some highlights from the sessions on the second day of the World Economic Forum’s India Economic Summit on Friday.
All eyes on the Line of Control
After a historic decision to change the constitutional status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, what happens next? The answer might be at the Line of Control between India and Pakistan.
Not war, but climate change might devastate South Asia
There is no end to chatter on conflict among countries in South Asia but tragically little concern about how climate change threatens their very existence.
The world is not enough for OYO
South Asia’s largest hotel chain is on an expansion spree as it diversifies and enters new markets.
OYO to invest ₹1,400 crore in India, South Asia
The company says it wants to focus on franchise building rather than chase short-term goals like profitability.