India to see stable growth; prospects depend on reforms: OECD

Indian economy is expected to see an average growth of 6.7 per cent over the 2015-19 period and a further boost...

Indian economy: Inflation continues trending down

The sharp deceleration in retail inflation has been a combination of favorable base effect...

Excise on petrol, diesel hiked; no increase in retail rates

While duty hike will result in immediate increase in petrol and diesel prices, expected reduction would keep retail rates at almost same levels.

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HBSC sees India’s RBI holding onto high rates till monsoon

Even though the inflation ebbed to 5.52 per cent in October, foreign brokerage HSBC...

Delhi Metro, Yamuna expressway, 4 other Indian infra projects figure in KPMG world markets report

A panel of independent industry experts evaluated over 400 diverse and compelling projects to ultimately select the final ones in KPMG's Infrastructure 100.

Modi asks Asean to ink pact on recognition of educational, professional qualifications

India has made a strong push for the Asean to wrap up an accompanying pact on the mutual recognition of educational and professional qualifications.

Indian Railways allows 100 pct FDI in setting up of bio-toilets, laundry facility

Indian Railways has identified toilets as one of the 17 special areas where 100 per cent foreign...

IIP surprises on the upside, CPI trajectory as expected: SBI

Growth in Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for September at 2.5% was a positive surprise...

WTO deal: India, US resolve impasse over food security, clears way for TFA

India's proposal now to go for ratification by WTO General Council and US will support it, says Nirmala Sitharaman.

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Diaspora eyes Narendra Modi boost to India-Australia ties

Narendra Modi's popularity with NRIs was underscored on a recent visit to the US, where he received a rockstar reception.

Dipping crude price not to benefit public as govt plans to raise duty on petrol, diesel

Petrol has lost Rs 12 per litre in over a year while diesel has gone down Rs 5 per litre in less than three months.

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India ‘only major economy’ to see improved growth: Key facts

In September, Composite Leading Indicators for India touched 99.1, the highest since May this year when it stood at 98.6.

At G20 talks, India to come out strongly against ‘mandatory’ arbitration for tax

India's stand becomes important in wake of ongoing international arbitration that Vodafone has initiated with the Indian tax authorities.

IIP up, CPI down, but RBI unlikely to cut rates

Industrial production inched up to a three-month high of 2.5% in September, compared with 0.5% a month earlier...

HC restores Uttar Pradesh sugar sops, raps state badly

Says withdrawal was ‘arbitrary’, ‘without application of mind’

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UP keeps state advised price for sugar cane unchanged

Forced to take note of the plight of the sugar industry, which has frozen capacities amid mounting losses...

Indirect tax collections rise 5.6% in Apr-Oct

The government’s tax revenue from excise, customs and service tax grew 5.6% in...

Promoters of 60 firms move SC to challenge FIs’ power to define NPA

Centre asked to give list of regulatory bodies & indicate classes of borrowers, specialised fields


Labour issues, infra deficit to be addressed soon: Arun Jaitley

In keeping with the plan to take the share of manufacturing in GDP from 15% to 25%, the government on...

After ‘Make in India’, PM to focus on services sector

After giving a strong push to manufacturing through the ‘Make in India’ campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Intense bidding war for 500-MW solar capacity in Telangana

The bidding for 500 MW of solar photovoltaic capacity envisaged in Telengana saw an intense competition...

The G20 must find a growth strategy

If growth does not pick up, the countries may become more inward-looking and resort to protectionist measures

Editorial: Losing GST gains

The more the exclusions, the higher the tax rate

Column: Don’t politicise black money

A public disclosure won’t help address the issue at hand, besides risking a botched up investigation

Column: India’s opportunity for growth

India is a big enough domestic market to allow economies of scale and profit opportunities at all levels

27 ‘sick’ thermal power plants to be scrapped

Power ministry aims to optimise fuel usage

Over 50% GoI funds to Gujarat’s Urban Local Bodies unspent: CAG

The elections to the urban local bodies or ULBs in Gujarat are round the corner...

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