Government soon coming out with Agri-exp...

Government soon coming out with Agri-export policy

The Government is soon coming out with Agri-export policy to promote the export of food products. Speaking at a function in Greater Noida, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the Modi Government is moving ahead in the direction of doubling the income of farmers. He said that a policy is ...

18 Jan 2018

Government to deregister 1.20 lakh more ...

Government to deregister 1.20 lakh more companies

Minister of State for Corporate Affairs P P Chaudhary has directed officials to expedite action against the companies that are to be struck off the records. As part of its drive against black money Government has decided to strike off the names of 1.20 lakh more companies from the official records f...

17 Jan 2018

Budget session to begin on Jan 29, Union...

Budget session to begin on Jan 29, Union budget 20...

The Budget session of Parliament will commence from January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) recommended on Friday. President Ramnath Kovind will address the joint sitting of the two Houses on January 29 and the Economic S...

05 Jan 2018
Battle for Gujarat: A wake up call for B...

Battle for Gujarat: A wake up call for BJP; Sensex...

The S&P BSE Sensex had slipped below Mount 33K, a downtick or over 700 points in the opening trade on Monday after early voting counts indicated a close contest between BJP and the Congress in Gujarat. The S&P BSE Sensex staged a massive recovery, following Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assem...

18 Dec 2017

Buy, Sell, Hold: 4 stocks being tracked ...

Buy, Sell, Hold: 4 stocks being tracked by investo...

Inox, GAIL and BHEL, among others, are on the radar of analysts on Monday. Inox Leisure Brokerage: Investec | Rating: Buy | Target: Raised to Rs 350 The broking firm said that Inox was focusing on improved theatrical experience and premiumisation. Further, it observed that its ad sales were driven b...

18 Dec 2017

GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism;...

GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism; to be rol...

E-way bill is an electronic way bill for movement of goods which can be generated on the GSTN portal. In a bid to plug gaps, the GST Council has decided to implement the e-way bill mechanism throughout the country by June 1st after reviewing the readiness of the IT network.Under the Goods and Servic...

17 Dec 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses ...

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses FICCI's an...

Addressing industry association FICCI's annual general meeting in New Delhi the Finance Minister said India has had one of the highest infrastructure spendings in the world but the momentum needs to be sustained. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today emphasised the need to continue the momentum on inf...

15 Dec 2017

Centre indefinitely extends deadline for...

Centre indefinitely extends deadline for Aadhaar-b...

HIGHLIGHTS Wednesday's notification on linking of Aadhaar to bank accounts keeps the deadline open-ended The earlier deadline to link bank accounts, mutual fund folios and insurance policies with Aadhaar had been December 31, 2017 The government has indefinitely extended the deadline for mandatory l...

13 Dec 2017

India's Forex reserves jump by $1.2 bn t...

India's Forex reserves jump by $1.2 bn to $401.94

India's foreign exchange reserves have also increased by USD 1.2 billion to touch USD 401.942 billion in the week to December 1, according to the RBI data. The surge in reserves was aided by an increase in foreign currency assets, a major component of the overall reserves.

11 Dec 2017
In ‘fire dispute’, Bajaj Allianz to pay ...

In ‘fire dispute’, Bajaj Allianz to pay Rs 3 lakh ...

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance at Begumpet has been directed by the Hyderabad district consumer forum to pay a Miyapur-based customer nearly Rs 3 lakh. The complainant, Mr N. Parthasarthi, owner of Dosa Plaza in Miyapur, had taken a fire insurance policy for his restaurant amounting to a sum assure...

09 Dec 2017

N K Singh appointed 15th Finance Commiss...

N K Singh appointed 15th Finance Commission chairm...

The government on Monday appointed former Planning Commission Member N K Singh as chairman of 15th Finance Commission, which among other things will look into impact of GST on finances of the Centre and states, said a notification. The commission will recommend devolution of shareable central taxes ...

28 Nov 2017