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On Eve Of Key Land Bill Meet, Ahluwalia Seeks To Soften Opposition
Alarmed by the Shiv Sena representative’s decision to attend a meet called by NCP’s Sharad Power to devise a joint strategy on the Land Bill, the chairman of the 30-member joint committee, BJP’s
The real estate sector presents a dismal picture with revival prospects appearing to be bleak.
Tata Power reaffirmed its commitment towards saving the Mighty Mahseer by unveiling a documentary and a booklet spreading awareness towards Mahseer conservation.
Budget airline SpiceJet Ltd is in talks with Boeing Co and Airbus Group to acquire about 100 new narrow-body aircraft, its chief financial officer said on Wednesday, in a deal worth about $11 bil
RBI Or FinMin: Who’s The Master?
Union Minister of State for Finance’s Jayant Sinha’s stance that the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) recommendations are only an input; and does not in any way reflect its
Prospects of summer crops like rice, pulses and oilseeds are "good" in most parts of the country, barring some interior parts of the Indian states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Ka
India To Reinstate Wheat Import Duty After Big Deals
India has decided to introduce an import duty of 10 percent on wheat after a gap of eight years, government sources said on Monday (27 July), after senior civil servants met to discuss ways to cu
Govt To Take View On Financial Code After Public Comments: FM
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday (27 July) said that the government will take a view on the draft Indian Financial Code, which proposes to dilute powers of the RBI (Reserve Bank of
Thai Airways International Pcl plans to cut 1,401 jobs through voluntary retirement this year and suspend its loss-making flights to Los Angeles and Rome as it pushes ahead with a restructuring pla
The next managing director of the International Monetary Fund is likely to come from outside Europe when current leader Christine Lagarde eventually leaves, the deputy head of the Washington-base
Budget carrier Air India Express said it plans to recruit 40 trainee pilots and majority of them would be from Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA).  
Staff economists at the Federal Reserve expect a quarter-point U.S.
A Supreme Court-appointed special investigations team said regulators need to provide greater oversight of money laundering in stocks as well as "black money" being repatriated to the country thr
Revenue Secretary Shaktikanta Das said on Friday (24 July) the government would decide in the next 10 days its position on the legal dispute with foreign investors over a controversial tax.
The government will sell a 5 per cent stake in state-run Power Finance Corp Ltd on Monday (27 July) in a stock market transaction that could raise up to $267 million for the central government, a
Proposals from a government panel reviewing monetary policy rattled markets on Friday (24 July), as foreign and domestic traders said a move to increase the government's weight in decision-making
1991 Reforms: Some Gradualism Was Unavoidable., Says Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Dr Manmohan Singh’s first Union Budget, presented on July 24, 1991, unshackled India, and changed India, once and for all.
How Reforms Actually Pre-Date 1991
Sutanu Guru explains how economic reforms actually started in the 1980s  
World Trade Organization (WTO) members finalized a deal on Friday to cut tariffs on $1 trillion worth of information technology products in a boost for producers of goods ranging from video games
The steel industry in India is going through a bad patch as it is facing stiff competition from cheap steel coming in from abroad.
Ruling out any "emergency or urgency" in getting back $6.5 billion oil import dues from India, Iran has proposed that a part of this corpus can be invested in Indian projects there - assuaging co
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras contained a rebellion in his left-wing Syriza party to win parliamentary approval on Thursday for a second package of reforms required to start talks on a fina
Will Black Money Holders Take The Bait?
Those holding undisclosed foreign assets have been given a one-time window to come clean. But will they? asks Sunil Dhawan  
Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can invest in National Pension System (NPS) to get a social security cover, pension regulator PFRDA’s Chairman Hemant Contractor said on Wednesday (22 July).
The landmark bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Wednesday (22 July) won majority support of the Rajya Sabha Select Committee, which endorsed almost all the provisions while also agreeing to
The government on Tuesday (21 July) gave final approval to 13 proposals for setting up of mega food parks, in it's first phase, in various parts of the country including rural areas during the cu
Amidst rising concerns over steep fluctuations in airfares, the government on Tuesday ruled out considering formulation of a mechanism to curb predatory pricing of air tickets.
Warburg Pincus To Pick Up Minority Stake In Piramal Realty For Rs 1,800 Cr
Warburg Pincus investment of Rs 1800 cr in Piramal Realty will be amongst the largest FDI in the real estate sector in India  
The Income Tax department has launched a e-filing link on its official website for declaring illegal foreign assets and black money using the one-time compliance window notified recently by gover

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