Sunday January 25, 2015
On the economy front Mr. Mahindra believes that green shoots have started to appear, with even his own group's construction business finally starting to receive fresh orders. But he will look to the Modi government and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley i...
Opinion | MK Venu | Thursday January 22, 2015
Finance Minister takes cue from the past, writes MK Venu.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
India's stock exchanges are considering trading on February 28, when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the first full Budget of the Modi government.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday January 21, 2015
The Budget session of Parliament will begin on February 23 and the Narendra Modi government will present its first full year Budget on Saturday, February 28.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Top union ministers today began discussions on a fight-back strategy on ordinances in the budget session next month, amid questions about the government's use of its emergency powers to push changes that have not been cleared in Parliament.
Sunday January 18, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday assured trade unions that the government did not intend privatising either the Railways or Coal India.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 18, 2015
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday assured trade unions that the government did not intend privatizing either the Railways or Coal India.
Friday January 16, 2015
India's gems and jewellery sector, one of the focus areas of the governments ambitious 'Make in India' programme, may get incentives in the Union Budget next month.
Thursday January 15, 2015
Bankers on Thursday asked the government to desist from resorting to populist measures like farm debt waivers as it affects lenders profitability.
Thursday January 15, 2015
The Finance Ministry has invited suggestions from public for the Union Budget 2015-16 to be presented next month.
Wednesday January 14, 2015
Top officials from IT, BPO and e-commerce sectors have requested Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to address certain issues related to taxation in the Budget for fiscal year 2015-16, and provide incentives for setting up data centres in the country.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday January 13, 2015
The BJP's notice to its lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj for his most recent controversial comments is also meant to serve as a warning to party leaders and workers to choose their words carefully, sources have said.
Cities | mid-day.com | Friday January 9, 2015
India's first high-speed bullet train corridor Mumbai to Ahmedabad that was halted in the initial phases, is all set to see a revival. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has asked the state government to first look into the technical feasibility of...
Thursday January 8, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the decline in growth rate has bottomed out and the economy will recover further because of falling inflation and favourable external environment.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
With budgetary exercise underway, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked his ministerial colleagues to get "out of the box" ideas from the common man which could be incorporated in the financial outlay.
Wednesday December 3, 2014
Ahead of next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a cut in grants from the Centre to states, saying the states will have to stand on their own by generating resources for development and other schemes.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 28, 2014
The EU on Friday gave France, Italy and Belgium an extra three months until March to fix their bloated budgets, but warned it would still enforce humiliating sanctions if they fail to curb spending.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
A "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said today, promising "a lot of exciting time ahead".
Monday November 24, 2014
A "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely said on Sunday , promising "a lot of exciting time ahead".
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 24, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron upstaged an EU summit on Friday over a demand from Brussels for extra budget billions from member states, overshadowing talks meant to tackle Europe's stalling economy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 28, 2014
Air France's main pilots' union on Sunday announced the end of a crippling, two-week strike held over the development of the airline's low-cost subsidiary.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The Centre will start identifying urban areas which can be transformed into "smart cities", before the Budget, Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said in Mumbai yesterday.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 3, 2014
Union Minister of State Pon Radhakrishnan today flagged off a train service between Kanayakumari and Punalur, which was announced in the Railway Budget this year.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 24, 2014
As armored vehicles rumbled through downtown Kiev in an ostentatious celebration of Ukraine's independence, pro-Russian rebels who are battling government forces in the east paraded captured soldiers down the besieged streets of Donetsk and displayed...