India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday July 18, 2014
The Supreme Court, while hearing a petition on deciding the custody of a child, directed the father to bring his four-year-old daughter to the Court with these stinging words, "Your child is not a shuttlecock to be tossed between the father and mothe...
Tuesday July 15, 2014
Tech Mahindra Ltd said it plans to set up a new Canadian Aerospace head office in greater Montreal, a move that is likely to result in the creation of about 300 jobs over the next three years.
Sunday July 13, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has walked his predecessor P Chidambaram's fiscal roadmap and reiterated the fiscal gap at 4.1 per cent of GDP for this fiscal and at 3.6 per cent for next and 3 per cent for FY 2017.
Wednesday July 9, 2014
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has appreciated the restrained language of the pre-budget Economic Survey but expressed disappointment over it envisaging a five year period to put in place reforms.
Saturday July 5, 2014
Manufacturing contributed 15 per cent to India's GDP in 2011-12, but declined to 13 per cent by 2013-14. The sharp slowdown in the sector led former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to describe manufacturing as the "Achilles' Heel of the Indian economy...
Friday July 4, 2014
The fiscal deficit for the current fiscal has already risen to Rs 2.4 lakh crore, or 45.6 per cent of the full-year target. This is the highest deficit run-rate in the last seven years, said Barclays Research, which expects the subsidy to remain at 4...
Friday June 27, 2014
Mr Chidambaram came out with aggressive targets to maintain fiscal discipline after rating agencies threatened to downgrade India's sovereign ratings. According to the roadmap outlined by the Kelkar Committee, fiscal deficit for 2014-15 has to be con...
Monday June 30, 2014
In the interim budget for 2014-15, his predecessor, P. Chidambaram, had estimated to realise from Rs 36,925 crore from divestment.
Tuesday June 24, 2014
The 1997 budget is remembered for rationalisation of income and corporate taxes and the launch of a voluntary disclosure scheme for black money. It was the precursor of one of the biggest post-budget rallies in Indian stocks, with the Sensex rising o...
Saturday June 21, 2014
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday favoured downsizing of the Planning Commission amid reports that the Narendra Modi government is likely to dismantle or at least drastically reduce the over-arching role of the planning body.
Saturday June 21, 2014
Conceding that inflation was "one of the reasons" for Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha polls, senior party leader P Chidambaram said on Friday that the new dispensation will also soon learn that not all factors are under control of any government.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Former union minister Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said the FIR filed against him and seven others, including former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, over allegations of corruption shows how state agencies are working on the BJP's directions.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Senior Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot have been named in a FIR filed in connection to an alleged ambulance scam under the National Rural Health Mission, which is currently being investigated by the Crime Branch - Criminal Investigatio...
Tuesday June 3, 2014
Indian-born Panagariya wants the Modi government's first budget to boost capital spending even at the risk of a higher fiscal deficit. Mr Panagariya, 61, whose market-friendly, pro-growth economics has helped shape Mr Modi's outlook, told Reuters in ...
Thursday May 15, 2014
An emotional P Chidambaram on Thursday bid adieu to the Finance Ministry, which he had served thrice, with a promise that he would continue to remain active in public life.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 15, 2014
The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress' Manishankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti, will be known tomorrow when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are...
Monday May 12, 2014
Amidst rising bad loans, Finance Minister P Chidambaram will review financial performance of public sector banks (PSBs) on Tuesday, May 13.
Monday May 12, 2014
India and a number of other countries, including Switzerland, have adopted a global declaration for automatic exchange of tax information, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said today.
NDTVCricket | Saturday May 10, 2014
Chennai Super Kings will lose out on 'true' home support because the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium has not got clearance from the Tamil Nadu Municipal Corporation due to illegal constructions.
Thursday May 8, 2014
Strategists in Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is widely expected to form the next government in New Delhi after ongoing national polls, had suggested that they would prefer to have one of their own at the helm of the country's central ban...