Economy

Exceptionally good conditions in place for 10 pct growth: Deepak Parekh

Bullish over robust fundamentals and improving macroeconomic conditions, industry leader Deepak Parekh...

Domestic FIs beat FIIs: 6 facts

For first time in 14 months, monthly net investments into equities by domestic financial institutional investors exceeded...

P Chidambaram vs Arun Jaitley: On tough decisions and more

When Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his predecessor P Chidambaram shared...

Manmohan Singh should have put foot down, cancelled 2G licences: P Chidambaram

Telecom scam: 'My suggestion to cancel licences was considered, but fear of litigation by licencees held govt back'

Rouble’s fall hits commodities

A 25% crash in the Russian rouble against the dollar since September, when the latest Western sanctions...

New transfer pricing rules to be less taxing

Audits to be less random but more efficient, result-oriented

Ashok Leyland to sell German, Czech assets

As part of its efforts to slash debt, Ashok Leyland (ALL) on Friday said it has decided to dispose of some of its non-core assets, including two global assets — Albonair GmbH of Germany and Avia Ash

Dragon slaps mixed luck on Indian coir’s Rs 1,600-cr export agenda

Coir and coir products are targeting R1,600-crore worth of exports in 2014-15, swinging on high demand...

FTIL announces board rejig, spins off ODIN as subsidiary

Financial Technologies-India (FTIL), the promoter of scam-ridden National Spot Exchange...

Global pepper output likely to surge in 2015, India’s to double

Global pepper production during 2015 is likely to be higher by 38,000 tonne from the current year’s estimate...

Use technology to tap markets: PM Narendra Modi to UP textile units

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the troubled textile and Banarasi silk industries of Uttar Pradesh...

New govt begins ‘clean-up’ of APMCs in Maharashtra

The new BJP government in Maharashtra has made its intentions clear to ease the NCP-Congress...

Piyush Goyal, Akhilesh to finally iron out power problems of UP

After months of sparring over the worsening power situation in Uttar Pradesh...

Hasmukh Adhia joins finmin as DFS secretary

Hasmukh Adhia, a Gujarat cadre IAS officer of the 1981 batch, has taken over as secretary of department of financial services...

SC seeks replies from CERC, discoms on Adani Power plea

The Supreme Court on Friday sought replies from the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission...

Winners of coal blocks to pay 10% upfront

The companies that would be able to grab captive coal blocks — from among the 74 that are to be...

World Trade Organization: India starts four anti-dumping duties in May-Sept

India has initiated four anti-dumping cases, one countervailing and two safeguard measures between May 15 and Sept 30 this year, a World Trade Organization...

World Trade Organization chief hopes India, US dialogue will help in ending impasse

World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo today expressed hope that talks will help end the stalemate.

RBI’s H R Khan chides India Inc for offshore investments without planning

Stating that he is "chastened" by the massive jump in foreign investments by India Inc, RBI deputy governor H R Khan...

Savings in India: SBI update on real interest rate

We believe that launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana will lead to better access to banking...

Silent but powerful reforms in India under NDA govt

The report reviews the NDA government’s policy actions as it nears the end of its first six months

Now, HSBC says gas price hike by Narendra Modi govt inadequate to attract investments to India

The new gas price of USD 5.61 per unit will not be adequate to attract investment in exploration...

Income inequality, jobless growth key concerns for leaders: WEF

Income inequality and jobless growth are two of the most significant challenges facing the world...

Inflation has a long way to go, says RBI deputy governor H R Khan

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) believes there is still time for inflation to ease...

Rich nations forced R K Pachauri’s IPCC to ‘drop’ key climate chart: Sunita Narain CSE

A leading advocacy group on Thursday claimed that rich nations forced the R K Pachauri-chaired...

Modernisation drive: PM Narendra Modi asks Varanasi weavers to tap growing e-commerce market

Modi also announced a package of Rs. 2,375 crore to revive 16 banks in eastern Uttar Pradesh.

OECD cuts growth forecast for India to 5.4 per cent

Revising its forecast downwards, Paris-based think tank OECD on Thursday projected 5.4 per cent growth...

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