Many economists and analysts expect the Indian Finance Minister to unveil a massive spending programme to boost the core sector. But finding the money to finance such a large outlay will prove to be a challenge.
A $170 billion retail bounty is at stake! If Mukesh Ambani drew first blood by signing a $3.4-billion deal to buy several retail assets of the Future Group, Amazon struck legally by mounting a credible challenge before global arbitration panels and Indian courts. But there is no victor in sight yet.
With the right priorities and fund allocations, widely expected pro-growth measures will boost post-Covid recovery and make India the fastest growing economy once again.
The next US administration may make a few noises about Kashmir and human rights but the convergence of geo-strategic interests between India and the US and strong bipartisan support for a closer diplomatic engagement will ensure that the relationship continues to gather strength.
Rollout of indigenous vaccines is a testament to how the Indian government, scientists and private investors have harnessed science to bring the pandemic to an end.
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced small and medium companies to adopt digital marketing tools to stay alive. This is facilitating a quicker-than-expected rebound in this sector, which accounts for a significant chunk of GDP, employment and growth.
US data firm finds Indian PM's net approval rating highest among world leaders - and here are the reasons behind it.
The Self-Reliant India mantra has already succeeded in attracting billions of dollars of FDI, with much more in the pipeline. This rapid ramp-up in technological and manufacturing capacities is setting the stage for rapid growth in the years ahead.