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'Time for ''Big Bang'' reforms to accelerate growth'

‘Time for ‘Big Bang’ reforms to accelerate growth’

NEW DELHI: Pitching for ‘Big Bang’ reforms, the pre-budget Economic Survey today called for improving business environment by making regulation and taxes less onerous to help push growth to 8.1-8.5… Read more »

‘Rly budget lacks vision, road map to execute ideas

‘Rly budget lacks vision, road map to execute ideas

NEW DELHI: Opposition political parties in India on Thursday attacked the first full-fledged Railway budget of the BJP-led NDA government saying it lacked vision and road map to execute the “nice… Read more »

India received USD 34.9 billion in remittances between Apr-Sep

India received USD 34.9 billion in remittances between Apr-Sep

NEW DELHI: India has received USD 34.9 billion in remittances in the first six months of 2014-15 and is likely to surpass the previous year’s USD 69.6 billion by end… Read more »

Ratan Tata honoured with Doctorate of Automotive Engineering

Ratan Tata honored with Doctorate of Automotive Engineering

WASHINGTON: Ratan Tata has been honored with an honorary doctorate by the Clemson University in the US for his contributions to the global automotive industry. “He is truly a global… Read more »

Will fully cooperate in corporate espionage probe Reliance

Will fully cooperate in corporate espionage probe: Reliance

NEW DELHI: A Reliance ADAG group firm tonight said it will “fully cooperate” with the investigative agencies after one of its executives was arrested in connection with the sensational corporate… Read more »

Strong Govt doesn't move always in right direction RBI chief

Strong Govt doesn’t move always in right direction: RBI chief

GOA: Citing Hitler’s example, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today cautioned that a strong government may not always move in the right direction, while suggesting a middle path between unchecked powers… Read more »

Coal auction success proves the scam was real Venkaiah Naidu

Coal auction success proves the scam was real: Venkaiah Naidu

BENGALURU: With metal and cement companies bidding aggressively for coal blocks, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said the success of auctions had proved that the coal scams… Read more »

Aus Greens to move notice of motion in Senate on Adani project

Aus Greens to move notice of motion in Senate on Adani project

MELBOURNE: Australian Greens plans to move a notice of motion to the Senate, seeking a probe into the ownership structure of Indian mining giant Gautam Adani’s 16 billion dollar coal… Read more »

Jaitley hints at reform-packed Budget

Jaitley hints at reform-packed Budget

MUMBAI: Ahead of the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at more reforms for faster economic growth and rationalization of expenditure, saying the government does not believe in living… Read more »

Jaitley hints at more spending cuts

Jaitley hints at more spending cuts

MUMBAI: Having already crossed the fiscal deficit target in November, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hinted at more cuts in spending so as to contain it within limits for… Read more »

Opportunities for Tata comm in mob network space

Opportunities for Tata comm in mob network space

SINGAPORE: There are new opportunities for Tata Communications in mobile network space, especially for a single account holder to operate his mobile phone and surf the internet from another country,… Read more »

Indian hawkers to market Trest online currency

Indian hawkers to market Trest online currency

SINGAPORE: The popular hawkers on Indian streets would be roped in by an NRI-owned non-profit private organization for an online network of merchant banking system to market a digital currency… Read more »

UPA a practioner of sadistic economy Jaitley after Natarajan's charge

UPA a practioner of ‘sadistic’ economy: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said the previous UPA government was a practitioner of “sadistic” economy and “crony capitalism” after the attack by former minister Jayanthi Natarajan against… Read more »

India's FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014 UN

India’s FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014: UN

GENEVA: Notwithstanding the decline in global foreign direct investment inflows, India’s FDI increased by 26 per cent in 2014 to nearly USD 35 billion with maximum growth in the services… Read more »

China''s fiscal revenue growth declines to 23-year low

China’s fiscal revenue growth declines to 23-year low

BEIJING: China’s fiscal revenue growth dipped to a 23-year low of 8.6 per cent last year due to a slump in the demand in the world’s second largest economy and… Read more »

Modi-India-US-Business

Modi pledges open business environment; Obama raises IPR issue

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised an open business environment, predictable tax regime and to remove “remaining uncertainties” as President Barack Obama raised issues of trade barriers and intellectual… Read more »

India, US may reach consensus on top priority areas Jaitley

India, US may reach consensus on top priority areas: Jaitley

DAVOS: Ahead of US President Barack Obama’s India visit, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the two countries should be able to reach consensus on areas that are of top priority… Read more »

Larger consensus must for rethink on retail FDI Jaitley

Larger consensus must for rethink on retail FDI: Jaitley

DAVOS: As he meets global investors across sectors here at WEF summit, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that every reform has to wait for its own time and any rethink… Read more »

Ordinance route no concern for investors; they are happy FM

Ordinance route no concern for investors; they are happy: FM

DAVOS: Terming political opposition to ordinance route for reforms as ‘obstructionism’, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the foreign investors have no problems with these decisions and they were rather happy… Read more »

Govt eyes Jt Parl session if insurance reforms delayed FM

Govt eyes Joint Parliament session if insurance reforms delayed: FM

DAVOS: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the government will go for a joint session of Parliament in case there is a delay beyond six months in getting Parliamentary approval… Read more »