As global oil prices continue to surge, the government’s key policy advisor is of the view that states have to take the lead in cutting duties while the Centre needs to first find the fiscal space before it can slash taxes
The challenge of job creation in India, specifically in the transition of the over half its workforce employed in agriculture, gets much tougher keeping in view the overreliance on service to drive this growth. Globally, such
Land acquisition problems, as a reason for stalling of project implementation, have come down to under seven per cent over the last two years, down from 16 per cent in 2013-14 and 13 per cent in 2012-13.
PGCIL has set itself a target of completing work for nearly Rs 1.2 lakh crore worth over the next four years. The projects already in the pipeline include unfinished parts of 11 high-capacity corridors across the country, alo
The need for consolidation may appear to be more attractive if one were to consider that although India is seventh largest economy in terms of nominal GDP, there is no Indian bank in the list of 70 large banks in terms of ass
THE unexpected gains for the Congress in West Bengal may be cold comfort for a party that has been comprehensively reduced to a rump, considering that just over 6% of India’s population now live in states ruled by the Congr
The announcement of the new IPR policy has been a much sought after reform considering the unfavourable regulatory environment prevalent in the country. The new policy is expected to encourage the IPR regime, making it more e
In this context, the Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Act, 2016, passed by the Rajasthan Assembly last month, sets the legal framework for granting of legitimate rights to a property owner in that state.
The mandate of U-WIN or the unorganised workers’ identification number criss-crosses with that of Aadhaar’s and would lead to unnecessary duplication of work already being done under the ambit of the latter project, say g
On paper, a novel scheme floated by the Central government for certifying the skills acquired by workers in the unorganised sectors through traditional, non-formal learning channels, makes immense sense, especially in a count
During April-December this fiscal, over 90 per cent of the total foreign direct investment received came in through the automatic route, with less than 10 per cent coming in through the approval route.
An atomic power station is broadly divided into the “nuclear island”, where steam is produced in the steam generator by nuclear fission in a reactor, and a “conventional island”, where steam supplied from the nuclear
Budget 2016: Around 3.7 crore EPF members may be fretting over the government’s proposal to tax 60 per cent of the corpus unless it is diverted into an annuity plan, but there is conspicuous cheer from one corner — life i