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Wednesday, February 19, 2020



Lack of clarity on ‘illegal’ mining, delay in clearances ‘major’ impediments to sector

December 30, 2019 1:39 am

States have been holding back renewal of leases for mines over unpaid penalties for illegal mining, and the move is “likely” to cause disruption in coal supply at a time when India faces inadequate domestic supply, claims an industry report.

States should have the power to determine minimum wages: CII

June 23, 2019 8:18 pm

CII says minimum wages fixed by states should be based on three criteria - geographic location, skill and occupation.

Tribute paid to British-Indian engineer, educator Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

June 01, 2019 4:26 am

Bhattacharyya, a British-Indian engineer and educator had founded the Warwick Manufacturing Group, a department in the University of Warwick, to strengthen the manufacturing sector in the UK through research and knowledge transfer.

Avoid cap on remuneration of independent directors: CII to govt

December 23, 2018 11:13 am

The total remuneration of non-executive directors, including independent directors, is capped by Section 197 of the Companies Act, 2013, CII said.

Industry cautions against lending freeze in wake of PNB fraud

February 25, 2018 2:40 pm

Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said while long term solutions like privatisation of banks can be sought, the need of the hour is to rally around honest bank officers and honest business entities which have built trust on each other.

CII urges govt to bring oil, natural gas under Goods and Services Tax

January 16, 2018 8:06 pm

Also, if purchasing dealer is not engaged in inter-state supply of goods (as defined under the CST Act), then he will not be liable for registration and thus not eligible for issuance of Form-C which imposes an additional tax cost burden, CII said.

GST to widen tax net, make India Inc more competitive: CII

July 02, 2017 3:21 pm

"We have emerged...into a new era of economic reform with the introduction of the game-changing GST. This will stand as an exemplar of collaborative reform for the world on an unprecedented scale," CII President Shobana Kamineni said

CII, ISB, GE join hands to launch executive education prog

June 14, 2016 5:19 pm

This partnership will provide public and private sector participants an opportunity to experience and understand the underlying challenges in compliance management.

India Inc backs Raghuram Rajan for second term as RBI Governor

June 02, 2016 2:45 pm

Naushad Forbes, president of CII, echoed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's stand that personal attacks on the RBI governor Raghuram Rajan are unwarranted and "demeaning".