Economy

Govt to bring 103 rivers under national waterways: Gadkari

The Centre will soon bring 103 rivers under national waterways to give boost to the inland water...

Govt looks to cap maximum economy fare at Rs 20,000 after SpiceJet crisis

DGCA could specify fare range; minimum price to be on per seat break-even basis

Users of 8 highways to cough up Rs 28,096-cr extra toll: CAG

Owing to delays in regulatory approvals, problems in land acquisition and court interventions, road projects worth around R3 lakh crore were stalled during the UPA rule

Trai to hike fine for call drops

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) will come out with new rules on call drops early next year...

Wary of snooping, govt to allot alternative frequency in border areas

After having failed to convince Pakistan to realign its WLL network that is interfering with 3G services being offered...

Advisory group: Open up coal sector to raise output

While the government has already kick-started the process of re-allocating captive coal blocks cancelled by the Supreme Court...

Apex court allows GAIL to participate in tender for Ennore-Tuticorin pipeline

Gas regulator recently disqualified GAIL by holding it guilty of indulging in restrictive trade practices

Power ministry to resume bidding process for UMPPs

The power ministry is all set to revive the bidding process for ultra mega power plants planned in Odisha and Tamil Nadu...

CBDT asks field officers to take a ‘humane approach’ in tax collection

The Income Tax Department is attempting a makeover of its image as a service provider and enforcement agency rolled into one

Policy for PSC extension of small fields in works

Move likely to benefit explorers like ONGC, Reliance Industries (RIL) and BG India

Narendra Modi has given people a sense of faith: Amartya Sen

Food security programme, Nrega need revamp, says Nobel laureate Amartya Sen at Express Adda.

Tamil Nadu seeks consensus before GST rollout

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday urged the central government to address concerns in the proposed Goods and Services Tax...

3G roaming services: Supreme Court refuses to stay TDSAT order

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay the sectoral tribunal's order that allowed private telecom operators...

SC refuses to relax Dec 31st deadline for penalty payment

In a setback to Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Power (JPL), the Supreme Court on Thursday refused to allow the firm...

No stay on spectrum auction after Vodafone plea for licences

The apex court on Thursday refused to restrain the government from taking steps for holding spectrum auctions in February...

Govt target for broadband network unrealistic: Rahul Khullar

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) chairman Rahul Khullar on Thursday said the target set by the new government...

India wants ONGC out of US’s ‘active-in-Iran’ list

India may urge the US to take its flagship oil and gas explorer ONGC out of the category of “commercially active firms”.

India, US to ink pact on secret exchange of investment info

Deal paves way for I-T getting details of undisclosed investments by Indians in US

Cabinet to take call on policy on test requirements for oil & gas finds

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) would soon decide on a policy proposed by the petroleum ministry for testing...

Defence ministry defers decision on Tata-Airbus venture

If the proposal is cleared, the first 16 aircraft will come in ‘fly-away’ condition from Airbus’ final assembly line

Income tax on Facebook, Twitter likely next year

India will start charging income tax on digital economy firms...

Biz leaders in manufacturing sector optimistic about next year: Survey

Despite industrial production unexpectedly dropping to a three-year low of 4.2% in October, the first contraction this fiscal...

Icra: Average tariff hike in FY15 a paltry 6% in 75% of states

Despite government plans to gradually increase electricity tariff across India — part of the plan to restructure...

SC to Centre: Take balanced view on six hydel projects

Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to take a balanced and holistic view on the cluster of six hydroelectric power projects...

‘Technologies can add $1 tn/year to Indian economy by 2025’

Amid increased focus of the Narendra Modi government on harnessing technology to change lives, a study by McKinsey Global Institute...

Gujarat’s Rs 1,100-cr relief for farmers

The Gujarat government on Monday announced relief of R1,100 crore for farmers, including R500 crore relief in electricity bills...

Trade deficit widens, CAD worries

An over six-fold jump in gold imports resulted in overall imports recording a 27% year-on-year jump in November, in turn...

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