The lack of infrastructure may be turned to an advantage, with the right combination of funding and enlightened planning. We venerate Ganga and other rivers, recognising water is essential to life, yet they remain heavily polluted.
Finance minister P Chidambaram expressed confidence that the economy will grow at 6 percent in 2013-14. It may be recalled that the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) expects the economy to expand at 5 percent in 2012-13. The minister said he would ask public sector companies to submit their annual investment plan for the nex
India's gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a tepid rate of 4.5 per cent during Oct-Dec 2012, data released by government's statistics department shows. The GDP had grown 6 per cent in the year-ago period. During October-December quarter of 2012-13, manufacturing sector grew marginally by 2.5 per cent, against 0.7 per cent growth in the same period of 2011-12. Far