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.
01 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Tamil Nadu edged out last edition's runners-up Maharashtra by virtue of first innings lead in a drawn encounter on Sunday, to set up a summit clash with their southern rivals and reigning champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.
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.
25 Feb 2015
Bengaluru: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer R. Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first day of the five-day Ranji Trophy semifinal match on Wednesday.
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.
17 Feb 2015
Mangaluru: All precautions have been taken to control swine flu in Karnataka where 18 deaths have been reported so far, Minister for Health UT Khader said on Tuesday.
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.