Govt to realise targeted pace of road building in two years

The government has also set a target of awarding road projects of 8500 kilometres by March 2015.

PM Narendra Modi among world’s most powerful, Putin tops Forbes list

Forbes list also includes Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal and Satya Nadella.

Telangana government presents over Rs 1 lakh crore maiden budget

The Telangana government presented its maiden budget with an outlay of over Rs 1 lakh crore....

PM Narendra Modi re-constitutes climate panel, removes Ratan Tata, Sunita Narain

TERI's R K Pachauri and economist Nitin Desai were retained by PM Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-constitutes climate panel; CSE’s Narain, Ratan Tata out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today re-constituted a high-level climate pane...

Will a rate cut spur investments? Not really: Crisil

CRISIL Research study shows investments have slowed in times of lower interest rates....

Replication of coal reforms imminent for mining other minerals: Arun Jaitley

After the coal mining reform plan, for which the government recently announced an ordinance on allocation of blocks...

Will take time to fix economy, reforms not about one sensational idea: FM Arun Jaitley

FM Arun Jaitley says he is satisfied with the beginning made by NDA govt to boost Indian economy.

Slowdown: India services sector PMI plunges from 51.6 to 50 during October, says HSBC

HSBC India Services Business Activity Index fell from 51.6 to exactly 50.0 in Oct amid fall in new business orders.

India ranking to improve if states’ best practices included: World Bank

The World Bank, which recently ranked India 142nd in its ease of doing business list, said the ranking will improve...

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Black money: Swiss authorities agree to hand over non-HSBC details

Swiss authorities will now share account details and balance sheets of those among the list of 627...

Black money

Farm distress looms as global crop prices crash after 10-year bull run

Prices fall: From cotton to rubber, cane to corn; Govt scrimps on MSP, states cut procurement, commodity trading

Service tax field offices quadrupled to boost revenue

With this, Mumbai will have seven commissionerates exclusively dealing with this tax...

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FMC-CERC turf war hits power futures trading

Power exchanges were barred from trading electricity beyond 11 days as the turf war between FMC and CERC erupted in 2009.

Farmers’ rich harvest ends as prices slide globally

Over the last five to six months, corn, wheat and soybean prices have crashed.

Bank NPAs may rise by Rs 1 lakh crore in next five months

Non-performing assets (NPAs) in the banking system are set to increase in the range of R60,000 crore to 1 lakh crore in the next five months, rating firm India Ratings and Research said on Tuesday. Wi

US launches another probe into investment, trade policies of India

US International Trade Commission has started an investigation into India's trade and investment policies.

Govt to scrap development council for sugar industry

DCSI’s role was eroded after the government delicenced the sugar industry in 1998.

I-T dept moves SC on PE definition

Contract manufacturers not classified as PEs are liable to pay income tax at 30%...

IOC Paradip refinery cost revised by 16%

The PSU refinery will now be ready in FY16 with a revised cost of Rs 34,500 crore

Cheaper diesel, higher truck sales fail to lower freight rates

Despite diesel prices falling by almost Rs 6 per litre in last 30 days, truck rentals are yet to fall.

Editorial: Stop that auction, please

Alternately, defence must free up valuable spectrum

Editorial: Power crisis worsens

CARE report points to how precarious things are

Column: The black money catch

The secrecy clause built in the treaties is for good reason and the government honouring this is necessary

Ownership policy for PSEs

Public sector reforms should bring clarity on state ownership and board policy

All eyes on guidelines

The coal ministry is likely to finalise the new auction norms by the end of this month.

Plans to replace IAF’s ageing Avro fleet in a limbo

As per the plan, India would take delivery of the first 16 planes from the original manufacturer.

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