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The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday agreed to hear plea filed by Swedish firm Ericsson against Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications (RCom) on February 12, while passing an interim order that no ass
Budget 2019: Finance Minister Piyush Goyal, however, sounded poll bugle without much deviation from the fiscal deficit target in his maiden Budget presentation. Interestingly, sops announced in the Budget hinge on ambitious
Budget 2019: "The government received over Rs 1 lakh crore from disinvestment proceeds during 2017-18. We are confident of crossing the target of Rs 80,000 crore this year," Goyal said in his closely-watched Interim Budget sp
Budget 2019 for homebuyers: With a large part of indirect taxation now falling under the ambit of the all-powerful federal Goods and Services Council (GST), Finance Minister Piyush Goyal had little to speak on the subject du
Budget 2019 for farmers: The Narendra Modi government on Friday announced income support of Rs 6,000 per year for farmers with land up to 2 hectares, taking the Interim Budget as an opportunity to woo farm voters ahead of th
Budget 2019: As the budget day is inching closer, speculations are rife that the government may counter Rahul Gandhi's poll promise of minimum income support to poor with Universal Basic Income. Here's what numbers reveal
Budget 2019: With the Modi government's final budget before 2019 polls expected to be more than vanilla vote-on-account, announcing sops for farmers would not pose a huge problem to the fiscal math for the next financial year
While the RBI-board meeting on November 19 ended on "cordial" note, the buzz that the government was hoping to make the RBI a board-led body, weakening the powers of the governor and his team, kept tensions alive.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) monetary policy decision on Wednesday was supposed to be a sideshow; what many of the market watchers were hoping to witness was what governor Urjit Patel had to say about the recent tension wi
The crude oil price has slumped to $55 a barrel. The only problem is that the oil, which is trading at $54.55, is United States' home-produced West Texas Intermediate (WTI), and not the world benchmark Brent.
As a crucial meeting of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board is underway over a range of issues, Charan Singh, former RBI Chair Professor at IIM-Bangalore, opines that banks should not be stopped from lending as it is their