Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014



Walking, running and flying kites for a cleaner India
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

What New Delhi wants the states to do on Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan.

FIPB to take up HDFC Bank’s foreign investment proposal on October 21
Tue, Sep 30, 2014

The bank has now submitted a fresh proposal seeking post -facto confirmation of its foreign investment of 74 per cent.

PM visit: Govt to push for ‘totalisation pact’ with US
Sat, Sep 27, 2014

Deal would help Indians send back social security contributions.

Don’t withhold PF of construction workers: Delhi HC to employers
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

Over Rs 26,000 crore is lying in inoperative accounts of PF members where in the subscriber has not claimed the savings and is untraceable.

For first time in 7 years, fiscal deficit could fall under 4%
Tue, Sep 23, 2014

Lower crude prices, delay in rollout of Food Security Act likely to help.

New trends in tax evasion under CBDT lens
Fri, Sep 19, 2014

This is part of a larger exercise by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for feedback from its field offices on how to make these reports more efficient and targeted.

FDI in construction likely to be eased before PM’s US visit
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to leave for the US on September 26 for a five day visit.

Former McKinsey India chief is Modi govt’s first corporate recruit
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

Zainulbhai succeeds former Planning Commission member Arun Maira as the full-time chief of QCI.

Tax avoidance, global growth to top this week’s G20 agenda
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

India is also expected to take up issues of black money stashed abroad as well as the issue of finding a permanent solution on food subsidies in the WTO.

Public sector stake sales open up more investment avenues
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

At present, 35 per cent of the shares in IPOs and FPOs are reserved for retail investors up to a cap of Rs 2 lakh.

Insurers gear up to assess losses in Jammu and Kashmir
Mon, Sep 15, 2014

The finance ministry too is getting into action to ensure that all insurance claims are processed swiftly.

Brent crude slips below $97 a barrel; may help govt bridge twin deficits
Sat, Sep 13, 2014

Union Budget had allocated Rs 63,427 crore as fuel subsidy in 2014-15. But over the last two months.

Panel on Insurance Bill to hold more consultations
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

The Select Committee is expected to submit its report to the Parliament during the Winter Session. It is chaired by BJP MP Chandan Mitra and comprises 15 members.

Revamped Kisan Vikas Patra set to be launched next month
Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The New KVP is expected to have relaxed know-your-customer norms but will continue with its earlier tax treatment.

LabourMin starts process to repeal three obsolete legislation
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Ministry plans to repeal the Employees’ Liability Act, 1938, the Personal Injuries (Compensation Insurance) Act, 1963, and the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provision) Act, 1962

To plug leakages, Jan Dhan scheme may use NPR data
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

Each of the accounts under the Jan Dhan Yojana is also linked to direct benefit transfer of subsidies and is seeded with the 16 digit Aadhaar number.

Moody’s to visit India for review of sovereign rating
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

FinMin says clear case for upgrade as economy on strong footing.

Employees’ Pension Scheme notified, beneficiaries capped
Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Those workers whose starting salary is Rs 15,000 or less will be eligible to become members of the EPS.

Insurance Bill: Rajya Sabha select panel to meet today
Thu, Sep 04, 2014

The panel is also expected to seek views from public sector and private sector insurers.

Govt to MPs: Take up construction of toilets as your top priority
Wed, Sep 03, 2014

Under the MPLADS, each MP can recommend works to the tune of Rs 5 crore annually to the district collector.

Job creation to inspector raj, government did its work
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The passage of the Apprenticeship Amendment Bill is widely seen as one of the biggest successes in steamrolling labour reforms.

EPFO seeks easier norms for investments amid lower returns
Tue, Aug 26, 2014

At present, the EPFO only invests in companies with AAA rated paper.

GDP growth in Q1 likely at 5.5% on factory, farm output
Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The optimism in the economy has also been reflected in recent government statements.

FinMin asks govt offices to cut down on paper use
Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Finance ministry’s directive has further said that size and format of all official forms and proformas must also be reviewed and simplified.

Govt likely to review inclusion of kerosene in DBT scheme
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Project could be gradually introduced across the country.

Govt clears road for other cars as Ambassador drives out
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Finance Ministry has said cars up to Rs 4,75,000 can be bought as staff vehicles.

SkillMin merged with sports, youth affairs; Gets ITIs, NSDC
Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The changes have come into effect following amendments to the Allocation of Business Rules of the government by the Cabinet Secretary last week.

Industrial Disputes Act set for a major overhaul
Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Won’t stop with changes to provisions on worker retrenchment.

Changes in labour law will affect half of all factories 
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

The original Act identifies a factory based on the number of workers employed.

FinMin closes door on campus hiring for PSU banks
Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Public sector banks can hire officers only through examinations such as those conducted by IBPS.

Meet targets, but don’t harass taxpayers: CBDT
Fri, Aug 08, 2014

The CBDT chairman’s comments reflect concerns over the impact of a continuing weakness in the economy on revenue collections.

Sebi, FMC merger likely in first move on FSLRC report
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

The finance ministry has begun the process on a roadmap for implementing the FSLRC suggestions.

For mission ‘Skilled India’, ITIs to undergo makeover, tailor courses to needs
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

The ministry, will set up 1,500 new ITIs across the country and another 100-odd such centres in North East and Left Wing Extremism affected states.

Key labour reforms get Central push
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

The changes also aim to prohibit pregnant women and persons with disabilities from being assigned to machinery-in-motion.

‘The 4% growth in employment is realistic and heartening’
Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Non-government employment as well as the number of independent enterprises have seen a sharp jump in the Sixth Economic Census.

Cost of delayed infra projects shoots up by R1 lakh crore
Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Nearly a third of all large infrastructure projects in the country are delayed.


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