30 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Flagging subdued rural economy as a 'credit negative' for India's sovereign rating, global giant Moody's today said there are growing concerns about risk of policy stagnation and 'some disappointment' has emerged over the pace of reforms under the Modi government.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Political parties have failed to arrive at an agreement on a Law Commission recommendation making it mandatory to disclose donations less than Rs 20,000 if the total amount exceeds Rs 20 crore.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: To improve ease of doing business in the country, a government-appointed panel has sought suggestions from all stakeholders, including the general public, to address issues related to new companies law.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: In a new wave of reforms, markets regulator Sebi is set to herald an e-IPO system to allow investors to bid online in the public offers, while the new-age startups will get a separate platform to raise funds and list their shares with an easier set of regulations.
23 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Election Commission on Monday opposed the idea of state funding of elections saying unless "radical reforms" are carried out in electoral campaign and political finance, it should not be allowed.
07 Jun 2015
New Delhi: With assembly elections in Bihar likely to be held later this year, the Election Commission is dispatching four special teams of 'auditors' to the state today for weeding out duplicate entries from electoral rolls.
10 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Prominent persons from various walks of life have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring about police reforms to end "executive stranglehold" over it and enable its transformation from a "ruler's police" into "people's police".
15 May 2015
Patna: Bihar witnessed a decline of 70,000 voters in the draft electoral roll, published by the Election Commission here on Friday, as part of its preparations for the Assembly elections scheduled later this year. The total number of electorate in the second most populous state now stands at 6.57 crore with 3.51 crore male and 3.06 female electors - spread over 62,779 polling stations across 38 districts.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Commending the Modi government for a reform-full first year, top banker K V Kamath has said that lower inflation and moderating commodity prices also paved the way for policies to become more supportive of the growth.
24 May 2015
New Delhi: Seeking to check multiple entries in electoral rolls and to make them error-free, the Election Commission has embarked on an ambitious project to link Aadhar numbers with voters' electoral data.