14 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Even though the headline retail inflation has eased to a five-year low of 6.5 per cent in September, analysts on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank is unlikely to cut its key rates in the remaining period this fiscal.
12 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Railways has identified toilets as one of the 17 special areas where 100 per cent foreign and private investment can bring about major investments.
28 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Criticising the Centre's move to issue ordinances on FDI in the insurance sector and coal block allocation, central trade unions including RSS-affiliated BMS said such moves were "highly detrimental" to national interest and threatened a nationwide strike.
13 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday raised excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 per litre. However, the consumers will be spared of any price increase as oil firms would adjust it with a reduction in retail rates that was due this weekend.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday indicated it will not obstruct the passage of the Insurance Bill as it said that it was in principle the UPA's "baby" and most concerns over it were addressed by the parliamentary panel.
09 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The much-awaited report of the Parliamentary Select Committee is believed to have endorsed most provisions of the Insurance Amendment Bill, including a composite cap of 49 percent for FDI and other foreign investments.
25 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar on Thursday termed the government's decision to promulgate ordinances on FDI in insurance and coal mines allocation as "absolutely illegal" and "fraud" on the Constitution and urged the President not to issue them.
14 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Expressing surprise at the "arbitrary" decision of the AAP government to disallow FDI in multi-brand retailing, the Congress party plans to take up the issue in the state assembly.
08 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The government will wait for views of all stakeholders before allowing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in e-commerce retailing, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.
23 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government may adopt the ordinance route to push reforms in insurance and coal sectors as relevant bills could not be taken up in the Rajya Sabha, whose functioning was paralysed in the just-concluded winter session.