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October 6, 2015 2:17 pm

Arun Jaitley said the revolution of raising expectations in India is a good sign.

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September 30, 2015 10:52 am

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday forwarded a report published in Financial Times, London, that said "India grabs investment league pole position."

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September 30, 2015 8:50 am

RBI in its fourth bi-monthly monetary policy for the current fiscal reduced the lending rate by 0.5 per cent with a view to boosting growth.

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September 21, 2015 9:32 am

Jaitley said monetary policy plays an important role in stimulating growth and is hopeful that RBI will act with a sense of responsibility on this front.

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September 17, 2015 6:38 pm

Deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India, Urjit Patel said a prime reason for the relatively high cost of capital in India was the cost of restructuring bad loans.

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September 17, 2015 2:39 pm

Jaitley did not elaborate on the disputes or the resolutions being worked out.

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September 14, 2015 2:19 pm

Jaitley said the government has tried to resolve the legacy issue by governmental decisions, legislation or even by accepting judicial mandate.

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September 14, 2015 12:58 pm

The annual rate of inflation stood at 3.85 percent in the corresponding month of the previous year, according to data released by the commerce and industry ministry.

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September 12, 2015 4:00 am

Experts say it is likely to fall further in the current year but pick up next year

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September 8, 2015 11:28 am

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said Indian economy would grow at 7 per cent in the current fiscal on the back of slow recovery in industrial output and investment.

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September 5, 2015 6:03 pm

"Recent episodes of market volatility and currency movements again pose a lingering question on the need for global safety nets for addressing market concerns," said Jaitley.

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August 31, 2015 7:59 pm

While this is much higher than the 6.7 per cent growth clocked in the first quarter of 2014-15, it is muted compared to the 7.5 per cent growth in the January to March quarter of last fiscal.

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August 28, 2015 12:42 pm

Somers said it becomes very clear to any observer that in the next several months India's long-awaited GST boll is likely to get cleared, paving way for a more streamlined tax regime.

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August 27, 2015 11:44 am

Indebted developers are cutting staff as they slow work on existing projects and postpone new buildings until they clear a backlog of 700,000 unsold homes.

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August 25, 2015 2:42 am

With India being the net importer of these commodities, there will be positive impact of the development on the economy.

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August 24, 2015 9:24 pm

"The fragility of the world economy today is precisely because it has focused on quick-fixes rather than deep reforms, " RBI chief Raghuram Rajan said.

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August 18, 2015 1:32 am

Just a day before that, the ministry also cleared an application by Shandong Tiejun Electric Power Engineering Company Ltd to set up a project office in India.

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August 18, 2015 1:33 am

Kingfisher Airlines, which now owns Deccan Aviation, and Jet Airways India have been ordered to deposit Rs 5 lakh and Rs 25 lakh, respectively.

August 18, 2015 1:33 am

Holcim and Lafarge had announced a $44 billion dollar alliance to create the largest cement company in April.

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August 15, 2015 2:28 am

Economy stabilised, ‘significant improvement’ can be expected during the current fiscal, says Centre

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August 12, 2015 6:49 pm

Retail inflation has halved over the 19 months from double digit levels, giving the RBI scope to ease policy rates to help boost growth.

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August 12, 2015 10:09 am

The rupee's slide comes after China's move to devalue the yuan. It has also sparked fears of a global currency war.

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August 11, 2015 10:14 pm

While the Sensex at the BSE was trading around 200 points lower at below 28,000 mark, several India companies that are impacted by Chinese exports are under pressure too.

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August 11, 2015 2:26 pm

The GST bill empowers the Centre to impose an additional tax of up to 1 per cent on the inter-state supply of goods and services for two years or more.

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August 7, 2015 3:22 am

Though RBI left the rates untouched, it was suggestive of a better growth prospect, looked to push banks for better transmission of rate cuts and also raised hopes of further rate cuts in future.

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August 6, 2015 3:26 pm

PM Narendra Modi's vision includes creating a tax union to slash costs and transport times, and a network of industrial corridors connecting the interior to ports.

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August 4, 2015 1:07 pm

In the bi-monthly policy statement, the central bank also said that it awaits greater transmission of its front-loaded past actions, and that it would monitor developments for emerging room for more accommodation.

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August 3, 2015 1:10 am

Although loan offtake has shrunk 3.16 per cent in April-June and stalled projects are yet to see a revival, analysts expect the central bank to wait for more clarity on food prices and cues on a possible US Fed rate hike.

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August 3, 2015 1:14 am

The public sector insurer increased its holding in PSBs in the range of 6.28 to 9.4 percentage points

August 3, 2015 1:06 am

A policy outlining guidelines is likely to be notified shortly. With this India will become one of the five countries worldwide to have notified regulations for commercial use of drones.

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August 1, 2015 8:58 am

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos signed the order Friday that also includes restrictions for Greece-based traders for an unspecified time period.

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August 12, 2015 11:49 am

The report underlines that the proposed law must strike a balance so that it does not “kill the investment in the sector”.

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August 1, 2015 2:27 am

The meeting comes just days after the finance ministry released a revised draft of the Indian Financial Code that would reduce the central bank’s powers to decide the monetary policy stance.

July 21, 2015 8:32 am

Greece woke up to widespread tax rises -- on everything from sugar and cocoa to condoms, taxis and funerals

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July 21, 2015 6:47 am

In the last eight months, while CPI (retail inflation) has consistently moved upwards, the WPI (headline inflation) has dramatically contracted.

Insurers will now be able to raise much needed capital from foreign partners and expand the business. (Source: Reuters)
July 16, 2015 4:16 pm

The proposal is aimed at simplification of FDI policy with a view to attracting foreign investments and also improving ease of doing business in India.