Budget to make sweeping recast of direct taxes: SBI Research


The Government is likely to make sweeping recast of direct taxes in the ensuing Budget to give a bo... »

India rejects attempts by EU, Canada to initiate talks on global investment pact

Amiti Sen

India and some other countries have rejected an informal proposal made by the EU and Canada to work... »

Panel for overhaul of fiscal consolidation roadmap

Our Bureau

Suggests containing deficit at current levels »

Budget to be positive for many sectors, say experts

Our Bureau

A 2.5 per cent gain in the Nifty 50 in the run-up to the Union Budget (or till date) stands in shar... »

‘Boosting consumption should be top priority’


Roy Kurian

Reviving demand and consumption in the auto sector should be the top priorities in the Budget. As so... »


Tullet Prebon to launch India and Middle East focus LNG Index


Tullett Prebon, one of the world’s leading interdealer brokers, is collaborating with Singapore Exc... »


Anti-dumping duty on nylon filament yarn, Saccharin extended by one year

KR Srivats

The Finance Ministry has extended by one year the validity of anti-dumping duty on nylon filament y... »


Major changes in tax structure likely in Budget: Care report

Press Trust of India

Corporate tax rate likely to be lowered »

Tax rationalisation, digitisation key areas for Budget: HSBC


Among the key expectations from the ensuing Budget are a new fiscal policy framework, corporate tax rationalisation, higher rural capex and focus on efficient social sector spending, says a HSBC repo... »

Foreign Secretary Jaishankar gets one-year extension

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar


Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, whose tenure was to end on January 28, today got a one-year extension. The nod for the extension of his tenure till January 28, 2018 was given by the Appointments Co... »

India opposes EU, Canada’s proposal on investment pact

Nirmala Sitharaman

Our Bureau

India and a few other countries have rejected an informal proposal made by the EU and Canada to work towards a multilateral pact on investments at the World Trade Organisation that will have an Inves... »

Kochi port offers cargo handling facilities to cos

The port has also taken steps to improve cruise berthing facilities at an estimated cost of ₹25 crore - Photo: Thulasi Kakkat

V. Sajeev Kumar

Talks on with steel and cement majors; bid to improve financials, cargo throughput »

North-West gets surplus rain, while the rest of the country remains dry

Vinson Kurian

North-West India looks to build on the rain surplus recorded during the first 18 days of the New Year even as a causative western disturbance prepares to move in from Afghanistan-Pakistan. Western... »

CAI’s latest estimate pegs cotton output at 341 lakh bales for 2016-17

Our Bureau

In its mid-season estimates, the apex cotton trade body, Cotton Association of India (CAI) has revised its cotton crop estimate downward at 341 lakh bales (each of 170 kg) for the year 2016-17 as agai... »

Apex court orders CBI to probe former chief Ranjit Sinha

Former CBI Director Ranjit Sinha

Krishnadas Rajagopal

Case pertains to alleged role of ex-CBI chief in the coal-block allocation case »

WGC calls for lower gold taxes


The government should cut taxes on gold substantially from the existing 13 per cent level to curb smuggling and promote transparency in local gold trade, the World Gold Council (WGC) said ahead of th... »

Major changes in tax structure likely in Budget: Care report

Press Trust of India

Corporate tax rate likely to be lowered »

DND flyway: CAG told to verify claim of Noida Toll Bridge Co

Press Trust of India

The Supreme Court today granted eight weeks time to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) for verifying the total cost of the Delhi-Noida Direct (DND) flyway project and the claim of Noi... »

Anti-dumping duty on nylon filament yarn, Saccharin extended by one year

‘FRBM panel to relax 2017-18 fiscal deficit target to 3-3.5%’

Delhi will be the first to welcome Lufthansa’s Airbus 350

Oil & Gas: Clarity needed on taxes on royalty, profit share

WTO: Taiwan wants to join Japan in talks with India on steel import restrictions

A double whammy for FPIs from April

Budget wishlist: Tax incentives for home buyers

Banking sector looks for structural reforms in Budget

EC gives nod to Union Budget on Feb 1, but with riders


The Election Commission bars government from announcing schemes for poll bound states »

Former IDBI Bank chief, 7 others held in Kingfisher case


CBI today arrested a former chairman and three other ex-officials of IDBI Bank along with four former executives of Kingfisher airlines in connection with the Vijay Mallya loan default case. Those... »

Ola, Uber drivers’ protest

Our Bureau

Over 25,000 drivers who operate cabs for Ola and Uber suspended their work on Monday to protest against differential fares levied by online cab aggregators. Karnataka Transport Minister, Ramalinga... »

Industry wants campaigns such as Skill India to do more

Anil Nagar, CEO and co-founder, Career Power

Jessu John

Big changes likely in jobs landscape »

Ola appoints Vishal Kaul as COO

Our Bureau

Online cab aggregator Ola has appointed Vishal Kaul as its COO. He replaces Pranay Jivrajka, who been elevated as Founding Partner. An Ola press statement said Kaul, who was most recently the GM o... »

Budget may pave the way for controlled foreign corporations

KR Srivats

Much depends on what the government wants to do with POEM, say tax experts »

Tax sops for customers will spur buying

Murali Gopalan

Automobile sector walks the tightrope in tumultuous times »

Govt to set deficit target at 3.3-3.4%: reports

Press Trust of India

‘Need to stimulate demand will be balanced with fiscal consolidation’ »

‘UIDAI registration for all Aadhaar authentication devices soon’

Ajay Bhushan Pandey, CEO of UIDAI

Press Trust of India

UIDAI is expected to make it compulsory, in next 4-5 months, for all biometric devices using Aadhaar authentication to embed Aadhaar encryption key into the device at the time of manufacturing. Tod... »

Gujarat announces sops to potato, tomato farmers

Our Bureau

Incentivises exports by offering up to 25 per cent of the overall transport cost »

Tullet Prebon to launch India and Middle East focus LNG Index

GMR Infra’s Delhi airport bid

Will Jaitley fire up the LNG industry?

FMCGs hit harder in urban areas

‘Govt working to make iron ore available at reasonable prices for small steel producers’

FICCI for increasing domestic gas price

Budget expectations for 2017: Freeing up gas


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