05 Mar 2015
New Delhi: The controversial Insurance Bill, a key reform legislation, cleared the Lok Sabha hurdle easily but the problem of numbers in Rajya Sabha prompted the government to say that it will convene Joint Session if it is defeated in the Upper House.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A key economic reform bill, providing for raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Tuesday amid stiff opposition by Left and TMC.
28 Feb 2015
Mumbai: The realty industry has high expectations from Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Budget to be announced on Saturday, as it wants clarity on Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and foreign direct investment in the sector.
23 Jan 2015
Davos: As he meets global investors across sectors here at WEF summit, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that every reform has to wait for its own time and any rethink on multi-brand retail policy would first require a larger consensus in the society.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Digital advertising and gaming verticals are expected to drive growth of Indian media and entertainment industry in the next few years, said Economic Survey 2014-15.
25 Jan 2015
New Delhi: India will soon see a surge in foreign direct investment, including from the US, as thecountry strengthens manufacturing sector under the 'Make in India' programme, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said on Sunday.
20 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government on Friday said up to 26 percent FDI in insurance companies will be allowed through automatic route, as it notified rules to increase foreign direct investment ceiling in the sector to 49 percent.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances. New Delhi: The Government on Tuesday faced embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha when opposition scuttled its move to withdraw three bills, including one on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector to 49 percent, which are expected to be introduced in Lok Sabha for replacement of Ordinances.
19 Feb 2015
New Delhi: FIPB has cleared foreign investment in 11 entities, entailing Rs 1,075.91 crore, and referred proposals worth Rs 4,187 crore in pharma firms - Glenmark and Aurobindo - to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.
22 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Pitching for disinvestment in public sector behemoths like LIC, Air India and BSNL, top industry leader Deepak Parekh has said it can unlock huge funds worth "lakhs of crores of rupees" and shares should be given to retail investors without depending on the overseas entities.