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  • BSE to add 20 firms to SME index

    Top SME performers

    Monday, 19 January 2015 - 6:45am
  • Money limited, think beyond tax breaks: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tells industry

    In his first pre-budget meeting, finance minister Arun Jaitley set the tone for the upcoming budget. Making it clear to the trade and industry bodies that the money at disposal is limited, he said the industries, rather than thinking in terms of leeways and breaks, should focus on long-term targets...

    Saturday, 10 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Arvind Panagariya economist to be Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

    Almost a year preceding the general elections of 2014, it was in July 2013 that eminent economist Jagdish Bhagwati lapped up the economic conviction that only reforms which boost economic growth can generate resources to finance social and infrastructure spend. This was the constant point he...

    Tuesday, 6 January 2015 - 7:20am
  • Railway Ministry seeks to rope in officials with IIM, IIT background to help for budget making

    For the first time, the government is inviting suggestions from the public for formulating Railway Budget 2015-16. Railway minister Suresh Prabhu will present the second budget of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in February. Among the other new and unique initiatives taken by...

    Monday, 5 January 2015 - 7:00am
  • Nitish Kumar hints at Janata Parivar merger

    Former Bihar CM is in talks with several parties to knit a grand alliance in the state and sources claim that an alliance will be formed within one and a half month

    Monday, 5 January 2015 - 7:25am
  • Railmin eyes BOT route for CST-Panvel corridor

    Will also seek private partnership for Mumbai-Ahmedabad hi-speed corridor

    Friday, 2 January 2015 - 7:10am
  • How cake got little bitter this X’mas

    Just make sure your pockets are deep enough when you dig into your favourite plum cake/fruit cake this Christmas and New Year. Because, though the wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation has come down to a five-year-low of 0%, it may not have a ripple effect on your festive buys.

    Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 5:05am
  • Jharkhand may get first non-tribal CM

    The name of BJP leader Raghubar Das is doing the rounds for the next chief minister of Jharkhand after the BJP and its allies got a clear mandate in the state assembly election. If Das becomes the chief minister, he will be the first non-tribal to rule a state, which was carved out in 2000 of Bihar...

    Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 5:45am
  • Government pegs economic growth at 5.5% this fiscal

    The mid-year economic analysis presented by the finance ministry on Friday said the fiscal deficit target for the current financial year at 4.1% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is an ambitious one if seen in the context on the revenue side. Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, however,...

    Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • GST Bill to be tabled in Parliament on Monday

    What the Bill entails? The Centre will provide full compensation for the loss of revenue to the states for the first three years. Later partial compensation will be provided. Entry tax will also be subsumed into GST The compensation due to the states on the central sales tax reduction may also...

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:00am