Budget 2021: Finance Minister intends to pump money into economy, but people must spend as well

The government is willing to forgo fiscal discipline and tolerate fiscal slippage to enable it to spend more to infuse life into the economy.

The Railways has been given the highest allocation of Rs 1.1 lakh crore. The Railways had ensured that transportation of goods went on unhindered during the pandemic, and it is expected to chug India forward in 2021.

RIL share price gains 1.5% today after Reliance-BP start gas production from Asia’s deepest project

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) share price gained 1.5 per cent to Rs 2,022 apiece in the morning deals on BSE today, taking the total market capitalisation to Rs 12.74 lakh crore

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PM Narendra Modi praises Tata Group for its role in India’s development

Meanwhile, salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group was among "multiple" entities that earlier this week put in preliminary bids for buying loss-making carrier Air India.

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प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने आज उद्योग मंडल एसोचैम फाउंडेशन वीक को संबोधित किया.

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एक्सपोर्ट मार्केट में चीन की जगह ले सकता है भारत, कोरोना वायरस ने तोड़ी ‘ड्रैगन’ इकोनॉमी की कमर

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Don’t treat credit ratings as gospel truth: Study

As part of efforts to rein in soaring bad loans and restructuring of assets, banks should upgrade skills for greater due diligence to evaluate credit ratings, which need to be treated as "opinion" rather than "gospel truth",

Jat stir should not affect people’s confidence again: Assocham

In the wake of fresh Jat quota agitation, Assocham today appealed to the Haryana Government and Central agencies to take effective pre-emptive steps to ensure that it does not disrupt normal life in the state and the neighbou

Telemedicine market may touch Rs 200 cr-mark by 2020: Assocham

The country's telemedicine sector is expected to double to USD 32 million (about Rs 210 crore) by 2020, industry body Assocham has said.

ASSOCHAM hails India growth story; advocates investments for job growth 

He also said that efforts must be made by the Finance Ministry, Reserve Bank of India to work closely with the banks to resolve the problem of the large scale non-performing assets....

Do not drag RBI governor Raghuram Rajan into unnecessary controversies: India Inc

The RBI governor Raghuram Rajan should not be dragged into unnecessary controversies, Assocham said on Friday.

Ease burden of loan repayment on drought-hit farmers: Assocham

As part of an immediate relief package to drought-hit farmers and rural population, the government should take the load of their bank loan payments upon itself and provide food grains at subsidised rates, Assocham President S

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Only 7% of India’s B-school graduates employable: Study

The report blames the lack of quality control and infrastructure, low-paying jobs through campus placement and poor faculty as the major reasons behind India's unfolding B-school disaster.


Tax reduction, infrastructure to place India as top MICE destination

Indian Convention Promotion Bureau (ICPB) along with Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) had recently organised an event in New Delhi to discuss the current scenario of MICE tourism in the country

Negotiate with Vijay Mallya on dues, cut losses: Assocham to banks

With banks having rejected Rs 4,000 crore offer made by 'wilful defaulter' Vijay Mallya to settle dues of over Rs 9,000 crore, industry body Assocham has asked them to be open to negotiations and cut losses.

Assocham makes a pitch for women-friendly Budget

To encourage more women to join the workforce, industry body Assocham has suggested that the government should announce a 10-fold increase in children's education allowance and offer tax exemption to creche facilities in the

E-commerce to generate 2.5 lakh jobs in 2016: Assocham

Majority of e-commerce departments and businesses have increased their turnover since last year and present a good opportunity for the industry to develop further, says the Assocham report.

Stark digital divide among states: Assocham

Tele-density data points to a stark digital divide among states, with Delhi having the highest score of 238 per cent while Bihar and Assam lagging behind at around 55 per cent, says a report.

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Support GST bill passage: Assocham to Sonia Gandhi

Assocham on Wednesday appealed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi to support the passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) legislation in parliament, and also suggested that the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations be imp

Economy to improve; pvt investments still a concern: Assocham

Nearly 63 per cent of the poll respondents felt "the state of economy would be better in the coming six months".

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Big corporates should mentor start-ups: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Large corporates need to instill confidence in start-ups and start mentoring them, Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said while assuring that the government will do whatever is required to promote such v

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Let rupee slide to help exports remain competitive: Assocham

The rupee dipped by 30 paise to fresh 28-month low at 67.59 on Friday due to fresh dollar demand from importers in view of persistent foreign capital outflows amidst sharp fall in equities.

Raise tax deduction limit for long-term savings to Rs 2.5 lakh: Assocham

Government should hike tax-exempted savings limit to Rs 2.5 lakh from Rs 1.5 lakh at present, and re-introduce standard deductions for salaried employees to boost consumption, industry body Assocham has said.

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India’s pharma industry may touch $55 bn by 2020: Report

Exports from the sector may slow down to grow at a CAGR of 7.98 per cent owing to stricter regulations in markets such as the US, Russia and Africa India’s pharmaceutical sector is likely to grow over three-fold to hit

Assocham revises FY16 export outlook downwards to $255-260 bn

Industry body Assocham has further lowered its outlook for India's exports to USD 255-260 billion for 2015-16, which stood at USD 310 billion in the previous fiscal, disagreeing with the government's claim that there is "no c

Exports drop 24% in November, imports shrink too

Chennai floods may have led to Rs 15,000 cr losses: Assocham

Chennai floods and those in other areas of Tamil Nadu may have resulted in financial losses to the tune of Rs 15,000 crore, Assocham said today.

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Indian Railways to spend a massive Rs 82,000 crore in capex for customer satisfaction: Suresh Prabhu

The Indian Railways is on a major capital expenditure drive with Rs 82,000 crore worth of orders being placed even as it is taking a slew of steps to upgrade customer service including clean stations, e-catering and improved.

Hefty pay outgo from tax receipts not good economic policy: Assocham

Raising concerns over the 7th pay panel's recommendations, industry body Assocham has said it would not be a good economic policy to pay higher salaries to government employees and pensioners by merely depending on tax receip

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