GDP slump signals significant deceleration in investment, consumption: FICCI

Expressing "deep" concerns over sluggishness in the growth momentum, Ficci President Sandip Somany said "the latest GDP growth numbers are below expectations and point towards a significant deceleration in both consumption and investment demand."

Ficci for cut in corporate tax rate in Budget

The chamber has also suggested revision in the tax slabs for the individual taxpayers with the top 30 per cent rate to be applied beyond Rs 20 lakh annual income.


Sandip Somany takes over as new FICCI President; Star India's joins as VP

In a statement, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) said, Somany will be working closely with the government and business leaders towards spearheading the country's economic growth.

India's GDP growth to improve further: Ficci

FICCI said that India's growth scenario is set to improve further going ahead and the GDP is expected to grow at 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal.

Digital-only media consumers to reach 4 million mark by 2020: Report

As per a FICCI-EY report, India's increasing consumption of video content over digital media will make it the world's second-largest onlnie video audience by 2020.

PNB fraud shouldn't lead to 'fear psychosis' in financial system: Ficci

Rashesh Shah, the president of Ficci, said emergence of frauds like these should make the banking system stronger, and cited earlier instances like the Harshad Mehta scam in 1992 and the Ketan Parekh scam in 2001 where the system responded by strengthening itself.


Impetus for rural economy, MSMEs, but disinvestment targets conservative

FICCI on Budget 2018: With the markets giving a compounded return of 15-16% over the last 20 years, a tax impacting 1.5% return should not affect domestic investor appetite for equity investment.

Japan industry representatives visit India to discuss bilateral economic activities

The 42nd round of the Joint Meeting of JCCI’s Japan-India Business Cooperation Committee and FICCI’s India-Japan Business Cooperation Committee will also be held on the January 23.

Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates MTECH in Mumbai, says Blockchain Technology can transform e-governance

Devendra Fadnavis also informed that the state government has unveiled its public cloud policy, which will allow all government departments to access public cloud.

Ficci leading CEOs delegation to US, accompanying Arun Jaitley

The members of the delegation include Ficci Secretary General Sanjaya Baru, Bharti Enterprises Vice Chairman Rajan Bharti Mittal and Vikramjit Singh Sahney, Chairman, Sun International

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Photos: Fire at Delhi's Natural History Museum, several exhibits gutted

The fire broke out early in the morning on the top floor of the museum, located in FICCI Building in Mandi House, where some repair work was underway.

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MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.