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.

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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...

Tax rates firmed up as GST gets set for 2016 rollout

The government is looking at 11% tax for Centre, 12% for states; may figure in Union Budget.

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Narendra Modi sell-off drive stalls, more Indian spending cuts on way

India will fall well short of its $9.5 bn privatisation target this year, despite big market rally that has attracted foreign investors

With the coal blocks comes a land bank of 14,000 hectares

Government will begin acquiring nearly 14,000 hectares of land bearing coal from December.

Black money: New trail in tax haven probe leads to cash, property in UK, UAE

Cash trail has been traced by a probe launched after The Indian Express, in collaboration with ICIJ, reported...

Rajasthan farmers cotton on to increasing productivity

CITI-CDRA introduced the high-density planting concept in four Rajasthan districts — Ajmer, Nagaur, Pali and Jodhpur


Maharashtra govt to float sea link RFP in a week

With a BJP government in charge, some of which have been struck for over three decades, are likely to be dusted off and given another look.

Govt asks states to convey views on new MFI law

Narendra Modi government has asked states to convey their views...

Govt aims to double coal, power output in 5 years

Narendra Modi-led government will double the country’s coal and power output in five years by encouraging private-sector mining.

Editorial: Welcome new PSU plan

Finance minister announces important new caveats

Editorial: Ministerial M&As

Good time to expand the Cabinet, get more talent

Cleaning up the green clearance mess

The ministry of environment and forests is cutting out unnecessary procedural hassles. But it has to ensure there is no avoidable litigation.

Taxing portfolio management services

The intention of the taxpayer in appointing a PMS provider is key to taxation.

Odisha clears investment proposals in power, cement

Shree Cement has proposed a 3-mtpa cement-grinding unit with R452-crore investment at Odapada, Dhenkanal district.

Chile seeks to expand purview of trade pact with India

India and Chile have agreed to strengthen cooperation in diverse sectors and expand existing institutional frameworks.

India’s savings rate must soar high to birth 7 per cent GDP growth: HSBC

HSBC said that the country's savings rate needs to go up by at least 5 percentage points to 35 per cent.

WEF India Summit: Biz leaders repose faith in India story

There may be no 'big bang' reforms, but the new government has set a clear roadmap...

Andhra Pradesh to set up petrochemicals corridor, automobile hub: N Chandrababu Naidu

N Chandrababu Naidu today said the government is "confident" of setting up petrochemical corridor...

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PM Narendra Modi can’t just tweet, needs to talk too: Aruna Roy

Social activist Aruna Roy said there appeared to be 'more rhetoric but very little action'...

Piyush Goyal promises to double coal, power output in five years

The Modi government will double the country’s coal and power output...

India’s gas deficit to continue on Narendra Modi govt’s unimpressive new policy: CIMB Group

India's natural gas deficit and its reliance on imports will continue as the just announced gas pricing policy...

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Less than half of HSBC list accounts have no money: SIT report

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has found that less than half of the HSBC bank...

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