29 Aug 2015
Mumbai: SBI chief Arundhathi Bhattacharya said the government needs to think about "ways and means" to sustain social security schemes like Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana in the long run and compensate public sector banks (PSBs) to make such initiatives commercially viable.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: After falling for three straight days, gold prices recovered by Rs 50 to Rs 26,700 per ten grams at the bullion market today, supported by fresh purchases by jewellers to meet seasonal demand amid a firming global trend.
19 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: Around 20 Congress workers including an MLA were on Friday detained by local police at Amreli town in Saurashtra region as a precautionary measure to stop them from staging protests at a government function attended by two state ministers.
26 Aug 2015
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar yesterday lent support to the agitation by Patel community in Gujarat demanding its inclusion in the OBC category and said the state government 'could delay' it, but cannot 'turn a blind eye' over the issue.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: French handset maker Alcatel has launched first tablet -- Onetouch POP 8S -- for Rs 10,499 in India on the e-commerce website Flipkart.
27 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Tracking a weak overseas trend and slackened demand from jewellers at prevailing levels, gold continued its losing streak for the third straight day and tumbled by Rs 380 to Rs 26,650 in the national capital today.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today increased the minimum support price (MSP) of paddy by Rs 50 to Rs 1,410 per quintal for this year.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Thursday slammed the BJP-led government for failing to bailout farmers from an agrarian crisis.Initiating the discussion on the issue in the upper house Thursday, Congress leader Anand Sharma urged government to formulate a national policy to protect the interests of farmers by increasing minimum support price (MSP) and supporting them to increase country's food production.
27 Aug 2015
Jaipur: Congress yesterday protested against government's 'non-action to control' the price of the onions and sold the commodity for Rs 40 per kg against the current rate of Rs 70-80 in the state.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Imagine when you are driving your luxury car and a truck passing by with big LED screen shows price of your car within seconds. Isn't it so surprising?