Three years of Narendra Modi government: The economy makes the current regime a clear winner

Three years of Narendra Modi government: The economy makes the current regime a clear winner

Comparing economic data across two time-periods is always interesting especially when the linkage is with different governments, the UPA and the NDA.

In big relief to consumers, prices of vegetables, pulses fall in top cities
In big relief to consumers, prices of vegetables, pulses fall in top cities

The pulses production during 2016-17, is estimate to be at a record 22.4 million tonne (MT) which is around 37% more than the previous year.

Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut
Moody's downgrades Hong Kong after China ratings cut

Moody's Investors Service downgraded Hong Kong's local and foreign currency issuer ratings just hours after it cut China's credit ratings for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Airtel Internet TV Box priced at Rs 4,999; this set-top box is for those who have a new TV, but are without smart features
Airtel Internet TV Box priced at Rs 4,999; this set-top box is for those who have a new TV, but are without smart features

The box offers a very visual programme guide which is segregated channels and offers you the option of reminding you about the programme or even recording it, if you add a storage option to the box.

UDAY points a brighter picture, saves Rs 7,900cr for Discoms
UDAY points a brighter picture, saves Rs 7,900cr for Discoms

The performances of several state electricity distribution companies (discoms) have seen an improvement since they signed up for the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (Uday).

Demonetisation - job losses: Data shows casual workers bore brunt of note ban
Demonetisation - job losses: Data shows casual workers bore brunt of note ban

Casual workers were among the worst hit by demonetisation, which came into effect from the midnight of November 8, 2016.

Benami Act: Income-Tax department attached Rs 600 cr worth property since November 2016
Benami Act: Income-Tax department attached Rs 600 cr worth property since November 2016

Detailing some of the cases under the Act, the board said in one case in Jabalpur, the benamidar, a driver, was found to be owner of land worth Rs 7.7 crore.

AUTOMOBILES

Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council
Heavy tax on hybrid cars may be reconsidered by GST Council

After the recent announcement by the GST council of the 43 percent tax levied on hybrid cars, the auto industry expressed disappointment and the structure is being reconsidered.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 25 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more