India, EU to decide fate of trade agreement next month
New Delhi: India and the European Union will discuss next month resumption of the much-delayed Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) that hasn’t progressed much over the past five years.

India, France sign two agreements to boost cooperation in Railway
India and France signed two agreements for cooperation in the railways sector with a focus on high speed rail networks.

Macron seeks to replace Britain as India's gateway to Europe
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he wanted France to supplant Britain as New Delhi’s partner of choice in Europe, as he embarked on a four-day tour of India.

GDP growth at 7.2% in December quarter; India regains world's fastest growing major economy tag
India has regained the world's fastest-growing major economy tag with the GDP at 7.2 percent for October-December quarter, compared to China's 6.8 percent. The GDP figure for the December quarter has beaten estimates in the range of 6.5 to 6.9 percent.

AIIB approves infra loans worth $1.5 billion to India
The AIIB will consider providing more funds for such projects next year, he added. Most of the funds for the energy sector will likely be dedicated to renewables.

Will exports remain India’s Achilles heel?
India has become a world leader in initiating action under anti-dumping measures.

Reserve Bank of India keeps repo rate at 6% on inflation fears
MUMBAI -- The Reserve Bank of India held the repo rate steady on Wednesday despite the government wanting it lowered, as retail inflation is close to the bank's upper limit.

Make for Bharat, Make in India
Budget expectations were clearly geared towards addressing rural constituency and the Budget did not disappoint in that context. While earlier governments’ focus has traditionally been on the inputs (fertiliser subsidy, electricity subsidy etc.), it was refreshing to see the focus of this government on the output from the farms.

Delhi Auto Expo 2018: Electric, hybrid vehicles main attraction this year
Delhi Auto Expo 2018: Automobile giants including Toyota, Hyundai, Tata Motors and Mahindra are all expected to present electric and hybrid vehicles. The push for emission-free vehicles is in line with the government's 'all-electric by 2032' objective.

7.5% growth in 2018-19; focus on jobs, farms, education: Survey
NEW DELHI: The Economic Survey released on Monday suggested that the Indian economy was in the pink of health, but was cautious about risk arising from persistent high crude oil prices or a sharp correction in stock markets over the medium term and from climate change over the long run. The warning on climate change was particularly alarming since it suggested that farm incomes could drop by as much as a quarter if global warming isn't checked in time.