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.
02 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A bill to replace an ordinance brought to overcome the uncertainty in the coal sector after the Supreme Court cancelled the allocation of coal blocks was introduced in Lok Sabha today amid opposition from the BJD.
27 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The food subsidy bill for the current fiscal has increased by 20 percent to Rs 1.07 lakh crore till January 9, compared to subsidy paid in the entire 2013-14 fiscal, the Economic Survey said.
05 Feb 2015
New Delhi: The government is likely to introduce a bill to amend the EPF & MP Act in the budget session of Parliament with the objective of bringing more workers under the social security benefit among other things.
20 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Rupert Murdoch-led News Corp on Saturday announced acquisition of India's financial advisory start-up firm BigDecisions.com for an undisclosed sum.
22 Jan 2015
Davos: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government will go for a joint session of Parliament in case there is a delay beyond six months in getting Parliamentary approval for the ordinance that raises the FDI limit in the insurance sector.
10 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The government on Thursday earmarked Rs two crore for anti-corruption body Lokpal and deducted about Rs 94 lakh from last fiscal's Rs 21.29 crore allocation to Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in the Union Budget.
25 Dec 2014
New Delhi: State-run telecom firm MTNL on Thursday launched a mobile application for Android smartphones using which customers can lodge service complaints, pay bills and book new connection.
18 Dec 2014
Mumbai: Welcoming the Cabinet's approval on the long-delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, logistics players on Thursday said the sector will be the biggest beneficiary once the uniform tax regime is rolled out.
11 Oct 2014
Kolkata: The latest Index of Industrial Production data -- which logged in 5-month low growth rate for August -- was not worrisome as some other sectors were showing signs of expansion, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said.