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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 »

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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 »

Nawaz Sharif cancels WEF visit amid fuel crisis in Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif cancels WEF visit amid fuel crisis in Pakistan

DAVOS: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cancelled his visit to the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet amid rising protests over fuel crisis in his country. This is the… Read more »

India has independent evidence on black money cases Jaitley

India has independent evidence on black money cases: Jaitley

DAVOS: Fighting the menace of black money stashed abroad, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said India has gathered independent evidence about its citizens having unaccounted money in Swiss banks and… Read more »

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‘India needs quick and continuous decision-making’

DAVOS: Ahead of the NDA government’s first full budget, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar today said investors are looking for ‘continuous and quick decision-making’ as also for the capital investment… Read more »

Investors keen on India; Govt restoring confidence Kochhar

Investors keen on India; Govt restoring confidence: Kochhar

DAVOS: Helped by the government’s consistent steps to improve business environment and remove growth hurdles, investor sentiment towards India is seeing a sea change and would soon yield significant investment… Read more »

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Jaitley hints at special steps to boost public spending

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… Read more »

India is a happening place Ravi Shankar Prasad

India is a happening place: Ravi Shankar Prasad

WASHINGTON: Describing India as a “happening place” and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country… Read more »

Japan minister meets Modi

PM conveys support to stronger economic ties with Japan

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed his strong support for closer economic ties with Japan and conveyed his greetings to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his recent victory… Read more »

Oil firms will decide on price revision Pradhan

Oil firms will decide on price revision: Pradhan

NEW DELHI: A day after oil companies skipped revising petrol and diesel prices despite steep fall in global rates, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the state-owned firms will do… Read more »

RBI surprises with 0.25 per cent rate cut, markets soar

RBI surprises with 0.25 per cent rate cut, markets soar

MUMBAI: Shedding its hawkish stance after 18 months, the Reserve Bank today sprang a surprise effecting a 0.25 per cent cut in interest rate that sent the markets soaring and… Read more »

Infosys open to 'bigger scale' acquisitions CEO Vishal Sikka

Infosys open to ‘bigger scale’ acquisitions: CEO Vishal Sikka

NEW DELHI: Infosys, the country?s second largest IT services firm, is open to ‘bigger scale’ mergers and acquisitions but with a caveat, it is not interested in “yesterdays” companies. The… Read more »

Banks start cutting lending rates

Banks start cutting lending rates

NEW DELHI: Within hours of rate cut announced by RBI, United Bank has reduced the benchmark lending rate by 0.25 per cent, while other banks including market leader SBI have… Read more »

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India will catch up with China’s growth rate in 2016-17: WB

WASHINGTON: India will catch up with China’s growth at 7 per cent in the year 2016-17, the World Bank has forecast, saying India’s economy has recovered in the wake of… Read more »