The cost of printing currency notes escalated to Rs 7,965 crore in 2016-17, the year when the government had banned the high-value 500 and 1,000 rupee bills, the government informed Parliament on Tuesday.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant Tuesday said achieving double digit growth in the manufacturing sector on sustainable basis is a "doable challenge" but for that the country needs to integrate with global markets.
Days after Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel's resignation, finance minister Arun Jaitely Tuesday said while enjoying functional autonomy, a regulator cannot be "isolationist" and has to consult all stakeholders.
The government's note ban decision shaved off economic growth by at least 2 percentage points for the October-December quarter of 2016 in which the demonetisation move was effected, according to a research paper co-authored b
Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan has directed state-owned BBNL and BSNL to initiate disciplinary action against officials who failed to fix non-functional broadband equipment under the ambitious BharatNet project.
Tax on commonly used household items like TVs, refrigerators, washing machine and electrical appliances has been slashed to 18 per cent post GST rollout from over 31 per cent earlier, an analysis shows.
Aadhaar-issuing authority UIDAI is proposed to assume a regulatory role with enhanced power to take enforcement actions on misuse of the national biometric ID and impose stiff penalties for violations such as failure to obtai
Christmas and New Year's celebrations in Mizoram would happen without alcohol as Zoramthanga government Tuesday decided to declare dry days from Friday to January 14 and shut all liquor shops operated by state agencies.
Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed has donned the hat of a column writer for a leading Urdu newspaper, stirring a debate among journalists as to how the media house allowed the head of a banned terror group to write on the
E-commerce major Flipkart Tuesday said it has witnessed strong growth in its seller base this year, driven by "steady increase" in merchants from tier-II and III cities that now account for almost 45 per cent of the total tal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli are "spectacular" players in their spheres who are not easy to defeat, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday on his prediction for 2019 general ele