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Govt hikes paddy MSP by Rs 170/qtl

June 14, 2012 6:56:24 pm

MSP of paddy and other Kharif crops has been approved by the Cabinet Committee.

No extra tax on diesel cars without nodal ministry’s nod: SIAM

June 14, 2012 4:23:19 pm

SIAM says Oil Minister's proposal should not be taken up without the approval of heavy industries ministry.

Govt defers urea price hike by 10%

June 14, 2012 4:21:10 pm

Government today deferred the Fertiliser Ministry's proposal to hike retail prices of urea by 10 per cent

CII suggests measures to bring growth back on track

June 13, 2012 8:22:04 pm

Suggestions were made by a CII delegation that met C Rangarajan,Chairman of Economic Advisory Council to PM.

S&P’s warning defies logic

June 13, 2012 2:26:09 am

Standard & Poor's warning that India would be the first among BRIC nations to lose its investment-grade credit rating,citing a variety of negatives about the country's economy,including high fiscal and current account deficits and the ‘combination of a weakening political context for further reform’.

Treaties with 37 countries to know details of stashed money

June 10, 2012 4:22:40 pm

Pranab Mukherjee says not all money kept abroad is blackmoney.

Govt postpones decision on retaining insurance FDI cap at 26%

May 10, 2012 9:29:28 pm

Govt postponed a decision on retaining the FDI ceiling in insurance at 26 per cent.

Gold dips below 29k level on weak demand,lower global trend

May 9, 2012 3:41:11 pm

Silver also dropped by Rs 700 to Rs 54,300 per kg on reduced offtake by industrial units and jewellery makers.

Free fall before Budget debate

May 4, 2012 9:38:38 pm

RUPEE FALLS: Palanimanickam slams Mauritius on tax treaty,shaves Rs 116,900 cr off Sensex.

US envoy too cuts outlook on India

April 27, 2012 9:51:57 pm

NANCY POWELL: 'Retro tax... policy decisions have dampened investment sentiment.'

Freight rates up on tight position of trucks

April 21, 2012 1:43:41 pm

Transporters said less availability of trucks into the markets,sparked by busy cargo movements.

Oman cuts gas price to $1.5 per mmBtu,but with riders

April 17, 2012 4:33:17 pm

The Gulf nation has also set a rider that gas price would be hiked by $0.5 every year till it reaches $3 per mmBtu.

IIP disappointing: Pranab Mukherjee

April 12, 2012 3:00:54 pm

Mukherjee said government and RBI will take steps to revive growth.

Oil firms warn disruptions in supply if petrol prices not increased

April 2, 2012 2:59:36 pm

The companies wants compensation for Rs 48 cr per day loss they incur on selling fuel below cost.

Higher tax rates affect Household budgets

April 1, 2012 2:40:36 pm

In the Union Budget 2012-13,FM had announced hike in excise duty and services tax to 12% from 10%.

Ford rocked by protest over sacked staff

March 28, 2012 6:59:50 pm

About 450 employees of Ford Motor India were detained today for staging a demonstration.

Gains trickle in,but a lot to lose in benefits

March 17, 2012 1:14:30 am

A salaried male individual below 60 years and earning R10 lakh a year can now save up to R22,660 a year in taxes.

Budget 2012: Govt trying to reach consensus on FDI in retail

March 16, 2012 1:59:24 pm

Govt says consultations are on with states to arrive at a broad-based consensus on the issue.

PF interest 8.25% for this yr,deepest rate cut in decade

March 15, 2012 10:57:55 pm

The 1.25 percentage point cut from the 9.5 per cent interest is steepest in over a decade.

NTP to be in place by June: Eco Survey

March 15, 2012 3:23:24 pm

Gov has proposed free roaming throughout the country under National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2012.

Survey: Some infra growth ‘remarkable’

March 15, 2012 12:53:23 pm

The Economic Survey 2011-12 said delay in infrastructure projects may affect competitiveness of the economy in long run and called for and "new models of financing" the sector whose funding requirement in the 12th Plan is estimated at around USD 1 billion.

2011-12 Economic Survey highlights

March 15, 2012 12:26:48 pm

Economy is likely to pick up pace in the new fiscal year and could grow 7.6 per cent.

Disinvestment target set at Rs 30K cr

March 13, 2012 4:45:04 pm

However,govt also indicated it may not be able to achieve the Budget Estimates of 2011-12.

Allow NRIs to invest via OCBs: Hinduja

March 13, 2012 2:18:31 pm

Hinduja said that there was also a need 'to regularise political funding and eliminate its corrosive influence of corruption.'

Post polls,focus shifts to biz activities

March 11, 2012 4:20:43 pm

The process of presentation of the Budget this year was delayed because of the elections.