Big relief for consumers: Prices of FMCG products falling after GST rollout

Big relief for consumers: Prices of FMCG products falling after GST rollout

Prices are falling in the FMCG segment a month-and-a-half after the roll out of the GST. A host of consumer majors, including Hindustan Unilever and ITC, have reduced prices of FMCG products such as soaps, shampoo, detergents, biscuits and savoury snacks, among others.

In Madhya Pradesh, here is how check dams, e-choupal helping farmers prosper despite rain woes
In Madhya Pradesh, here is how check dams, e-choupal helping farmers prosper despite rain woes

Kishore Singh, a farmer from Durgapura village near here, is getting ready to harvest soyabean, despite large parts of Madhya Pradesh having received ‘deficient’ monsoon rainfall this season.

Supertech homebuyers row: SC says those who want their money back will be refunded; wants grievance redressal portal in place
Supertech homebuyers row: SC says those who want their money back will be refunded; wants grievance redressal portal in place

In a breather to flat buyers, the Supreme Court on Friday directed that an online portal be set up for those seeking a refund of their money invested in the Supertech’s Emerald Court project in Noida.

Big boost for economy, FM Arun Jaitley says GST rollout smoother than expected
Big boost for economy, FM Arun Jaitley says GST rollout smoother than expected

Amid criticism the roll-out of the goods and services tax (GST) has been hasty, haphazard, hit businesses hard and had a transitory adverse effect on the economy, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said it was “going smoother than expected”

Narendra Modi government spices up masala bonds, raises limit
Narendra Modi government spices up masala bonds, raises limit

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday allowed additional regulated room for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) into corporate bonds, a move that could lead to accelerated inflows into Indian debt through this fiscal.

Air India disinvestment: Centre takes this next step to privatise national carrier
Air India disinvestment: Centre takes this next step to privatise national carrier

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday invited proposals for recruitment of an asset valuer for disinvestment of Air India.

To fight off Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford Ecosport challenge, this is what Tata Motors is set to do for Nexon SUV
To fight off Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, Ford Ecosport challenge, this is what Tata Motors is set to do for Nexon SUV

Tata Motors' Ranjangaon plant in Maharashtra, which earlier used to manufacture Bolt and Zest, will shift its focus to the newly-launched compact SUV, Nexon.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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