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.
19 Jan 2015
Chennai: With one-and-a-half months left for the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government will take "special steps" to boost public spending on infrastructure and initiate measures to rationalise subsidies.
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.
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.
09 Jan 2015
Chennai: The role of private sector is crucial in increasing the growth rate as it can provide new knowledge and technology for developing infrastructure, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday.
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.
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.
04 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The government's reforms agenda is on track and the economy is on its way to transition to 6.5 percent growth and 6 percent inflation levels, says a Morgan Stanley report.
20 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A day after the government tabled the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday urged industries to build public opinion in states for passing the law on reforming India's indirect tax system.
20 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A day after introducing the long-pending Good and Services tax (GST) Bill in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government is "extremely determined" to push insurance sector reforms and will not allow political obstructionism to stop it.