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.
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
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
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.
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
Middle and lower income families will spend 43 per cent less this festive season than last year due to inflated prices of daily food items, coupled with high education cost and grim job market scenario, says an Assocham surve
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Consumers are expected to splurge about USD 8 billion (Rs 52,000 crore) on online shopping this festive season, translating into 40-45 per cent sales increase for e-commerce players, says an Assocham study.
Lobbying for domestic private airlines, industry body Assocham today urged the government to reconsider the 'first right of refusal' granted to national carrier Air India on new routes, to enable corporate-run carriers expand
In its suggestion to boost domestic economy, Industry body Assocham on Tuesday sought a strong dose of monetary easing, fast track clearance for infrastructure projects and imposition of anti-dumping duties against cheap impo