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  • IMF projects slower growth rate for India

    IMF scales down India's GDP growth rate by 0.3% each in 2019, 2020

    Business | Jul 23, 2019, 07:10 PM IST

    The IMF on Tuesday projected a slower growth rate for India in 2019 and 2020, a downward revision of 0.3 per cent for both the years, saying its GDP will now grow respectively at the rate of 7 and 7.2 per cent reflecting a weaker-than-expected outlook for domestic demand.

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    Search for new IMF Chief on after Christine Lagarde's resignation

    Business | Jul 17, 2019, 11:27 AM IST

    Two weeks ago, Lagarde was nominated for the presidency of the European Central Bank (ECB), as part of the European Union (EU) leaders' agreement on the future leadership of top EU institutions. She then decided to temporarily step down from the IMF leadership during the nomination period.

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    Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF MD

    World | Jul 16, 2019, 09:05 PM IST

    Christine Lagarde on Tuesday resigned as the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This comes just hours before a vote on her nomination to become head of the European Central Bank (ECB). Lagarde's resignation comes into effect from September 12, 2019.

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    Modi government's GST reform an 'act of courage': IMF chief

    World | Apr 20, 2017, 11:04 PM IST

    Describing the ongoing Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform as an "act of courage", IMF chief Christine Lagarde today said she expects "some positive outcome" as a result of the decision.

  • christine lagarde gets second term as imf head

    Christine Lagarde gets second term as IMF head

    World | Feb 20, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

    Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has apponited Christine Lagarde to serve as its leader for a second five-year term.Lagarde, the sole candidate nominated for the post of the IMF chief, was backed by the

  • india a bright spot in slowing world economy imf chief

    India a bright spot in slowing world economy: IMF chief

    Oct 01, 2015, 04:24 PM IST

    Washington: IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said that global growth will likely be weaker this year with only a modest acceleration expected in 2016 but India remains a bright spot."India remains a bright spot. China

  • us debt ceiling issue to hurt global economy imf chief

    US debt ceiling issue to hurt global economy: IMF chief

    World | Oct 04, 2013, 09:27 AM IST

    Washington : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief warned Thursday that if US Congress failed to raise the government's borrowing authority, it would seriously damage both the US as well as the global economy."In the

  • french police drops rape probe against strauss kahn

    French Police Drops Rape Probe Against Strauss-Kahn

    World | Oct 14, 2011, 01:53 PM IST

    Paris, Oct 14: The Paris prosecutor's office on Thursday dropped its investigation into a writer's claim that Dominique Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her, though it said the former IMF chief admitted to behavior that could

  • imf chief lagarde faces france finance crime probe

    IMF Chief Lagarde Faces France Finance Crime Probe

    World | Aug 04, 2011, 09:40 PM IST

    Paris, Aug 4: A French court ordered a probe for embezzlement and other fraud-related charges against IMF head Christine Lagarde dating to her time as France's finance minister, a prosecutor said today.She has denied any

  • former imf chief granted bail ordered home detention

    Former IMF Chief Granted Bail, Ordered Home Detention

    World | May 20, 2011, 01:49 PM IST

    New York, May 20 :  Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was today granted USD 1 million bail under stringent conditions, which includes tagging him with an electronic device, after he was formally indicted on all

  • strauss kahn resigns as imf managing director

    Strauss Kahn Resigns As IMF Managing Director

    World | May 19, 2011, 11:46 AM IST

    Washington, May 19 : Battling damaging allegations of sexual assault, Dominique Strauss-Kahn today resigned as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, but insisted he was innocent.Strauss-Kahn is locked up in a New York

  • jailed imf chief demands vip treatment in lockup request

    Jailed IMF Chief Demands VIP Treatment In Lockup, Request Rejected

    World | May 16, 2011, 03:34 PM IST

    New York, May 16: International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Sunday was outraged that he wasn't getting the VIP treatment he's accustomed to as the jet-setting head of the IMF and darling of the

  • new york hotel maid picks out imf chief in police

    New York Hotel Maid Picks Out IMF Chief In Police Identification Parade

    World | May 16, 2011, 03:07 PM IST

    New York, May 16 :  The maid who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, of sexually assaulting her in his luxury hotel room picked the Frenchman out of a lineup.Strauss-Kahn

  • imf chief sat on a wooden bench of police station whole day

    IMF Chief Sat On A Wooden Bench Of Police Station Whole Day

    World | May 16, 2011, 02:54 PM IST

    New York, May 16:  Disgraced IMF chief  Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who allegedly sodomized a Manhattan hotel maid proved the height of pompous arrogance  on Sunday, throwing a fit over a battle on his bail, which left

  • imf chief denied bail in sexual assault case

    IMF Chief Denied Bail In Sexual Assault Case

    World | May 16, 2011, 10:59 PM IST

    New York, May 16: A New York judge has ordered the head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, to be remanded in custody after prosecutors expressed fears that he might flee to France to

  • imf chief strauss kahn is no stranger to sex scandals

    IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Is No Stranger To Sex Scandals

    World | May 16, 2011, 02:43 PM IST

    New York, May 16: International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Khan is no stranger to scandals surrounding his frequent affairs. In fact, he's been described as an "insistent" womanizer. Last year, French journalist Tristane Banon claimed she

  • imf chief arrested in new york for sexually assaulting

    IMF Chief Arrested In New York For Sexually Assaulting Hotel Maid

    World | May 15, 2011, 08:28 PM IST

    New York, May 15:  The head of the International Monetary Fund was hauled off an Air France plane at New York's Kennedy Airport on Saturday  and arrested  by NYPD on charge of trying to sodomize

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