Saturday, Feb 28, 2015
February 28, 20151:24 pm

Following are the highlights of the Union Budget 2015-16.

February 28, 20153:06 am

Subramanian has advocated the gradual reduction of SLR that currently stands at 21.5 per cent, which would free up capital.

February 28, 20152:59 am

The inadequacy in allocations has resulted in railways share in the country’s overall development expenditure.

February 28, 20152:52 am

The CVD, which is levied to offset the excise duty imposed on domestic producers, is not applied on a range of imported products.

February 28, 20152:54 am

Survey projects growth rate above 8.1% in 2015-16, moderate inflation

February 27, 20151:15 pm

The economic survey was tabled by Arun Jaitley in Parliament today.

February 25, 201511:28 am
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Reform measures undertaken by the government to accelerate growth and address fiscal and supply side constraints...

February 22, 20155:01 am

Observing that democratic accountability is very strong in India, Rajan says 'we may have a long way to go'.

February 16, 20154:25 pm

However, the food prices remained high, according to the the data released.

February 10, 20153:43 pm

Prior to Modi’s election in May, the economy had endured its weakest phase of growth since the mid-1980s.

February 8, 20152:06 am

The CAG had computed the figure of Rs 295 per metric tonne as additional levy.

February 8, 20151:49 am

Capital amount decided on banks’ performance: FinMin

February 7, 20154:22 am

Jaitley hinted at a stable tax regime, saying that 'no unfair effort' will be made by states and the Centre to mop up revenues.

February 6, 20159:13 pm

Global food prices continued to fall in January from over previous month partly influenced...

February 6, 20159:07 pm

India's foreign exchange reserves surged by USD 5.84 billion to touch a fresh life-time high...

February 4, 20151:34 am

Along with Chhattisgarh and Orissa, Bihar recorded highest improvement.

February 2, 20157:49 pm

The growth rate of eight core sector industries slowed to three-month low of 2.4 per cent...

January 31, 20152:52 am

The government led by Narendra Modi is pro-poor and pro-business, said Sinha.

January 30, 20156:24 pm

In the biggest ever disinvestment exercise, the government's 10 per cent stake sale in Coal India...

January 22, 20154:30 am

The identification of “eligible households” has been left to the state governments.

January 21, 201510:07 pm

Calling for structural reforms to bolster global growth, business leaders and experts today emphasised...

January 20, 20154:27 pm
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Overall, the BRICS gap has widened as developed economies are taking the lead.

January 20, 201511:17 am
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Suresh Prabhu hinted that the private sector can play a great role and put Indian Railways back on track.

January 19, 20154:16 pm

"The whole PPP model is still under stress and we have to revive this," said Jaitley.

January 19, 201510:30 am

Prices aren’t holding back anyone who wants to own an upmarket condominium. In Mumbai...

January 17, 20159:41 am

The finance ministry has cut around Rs13,000 crore out of the Rs 94,588 crore allocated to the defence ministry...

January 16, 20157:57 pm

In Delhi, petrol will cost Rs 58.91 a litre, the lowest in 44 months, as compared to Rs 61.33 a litre now.

January 14, 20152:45 pm

Headline inflation for December rose marginally 0.11 % compared to a 0 % growth during November.

January 13, 20158:16 pm

State rules out financial package, ask centre to relax export norms and raise import duties from 10 % to 25 %.

January 13, 201511:34 am
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The Modi govt on October 18 last year came out with a formula based on select global gas indices for the pricing of domestic gas...

January 12, 20159:13 pm

Reviving hopes of manufacturing recovery, industrial production grew at five-month high...

January 10, 201511:39 am

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the auction of spectrum scheduled for February...

January 10, 20153:24 am

"An aggressive disinvestment programme is lined up to meet target of 4.1 per cent in the current year".

January 6, 20152:27 pm
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Services sector activity in India expanded in December, but at a slower pace as firms received lesser number of new orders.

January 4, 20152:43 pm
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Government’s reforms agenda is on track and economy is on its way to transition to 6.5 % growth: Morgan Stanley

January 4, 201512:59 am

Captains of more than 30 domestic and multi-national companies are expected to attend the Summit.