Noting that politics has become a "shelter" for corrupt people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today reiterated his demand for immediately abolishing currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 denominations to curb black money in the country.
Cellphones, laptops, solar cells, fertilisers, keyboards, displays and communication equipment -- including earphones -- these are India`s chief imports from China, according to Ministry of Commerce data.
No government office should dispense with or reduce in rank an employee who acquires any disability during his service, the Centre has said.
India`s purchases of Iranian oil fell 4.1 percent in September, slipping from August when imports from Tehran hit their highest in at least 15 years, according to ship tracking data.
Government has discontinued seven interest free advances, including those for purchase of bicycle and warm clothing, in pursuance of recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission.
Asserting its position on Hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) phase-down issue at the conference on Montreal Protocol here, India today asked the developed world to take a concrete decision on distributing financial incentives for developing nations at this conference itself.
Upgradation of signalling system on congested routes has helped the railways reduce running time of 14 premier trains including Howrah and Patna Rajdhani Expresses and Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi.
India has asked China to address the burgeoning trade imbalance while making a strong pitch for Chinese investments in its micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector, specially in fields like IT, digital, mobile components and automobile ancillaries.
Calling GST as the most important structural reform till date by the Modi government, S&P Global Ratings Tuesday said the passage of the indirect tax law gives it additional conviction of India clocking 8 percent growth in the next few years.
Government on Tuesday came out with another set of draft rules, including for liquidation of insolvent corporate persons, under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code.
The country is eyeing 1.5 billion tonnes of coal production by 2020, of which 1 billion tonnes would come from Coal India.
The government has doubled the limit of excise duty evasion for arrest and prosecution of accused to Rs 2 crore and also asked officials not to resort to penal provision in cases of technical nature.
In order to check inflation, the government has amended the metrology rules which would allow it to fix retail prices of essential commodities like pulses and sugar in extra-ordinary situations.
Government's revenue collection in April to September -- the first half of the current fiscal -- saw indirect tax-mop up growing at an impressive 26 percent while that of direct tax came in at a tepid 9 percent.
The factory output, as measured by the index of industrial production (IIP), had slipped to an 8-month low of (-)2.5 percent (revised) in July on account of declining output in manufacturing and capital goods sectors.
Train passengers and tourists can now look forward to travelling in state-of-the-art luxurious coaches having glass ceiling and equipped with infotainment system, similar to that in Switzerland.
Disappointed with the 0.7 per cent contraction in industrial output, India Inc has pitched for incentives to boost consumption-driven demand for attracting fresh investments.
While the international oil prices fell back from $50 a barrel on Monday, the Indian basket has reportedly breached the psychologial level of $50.14 per barrel which could lead to oil companies in India hiking prices of petrol and diesel.
The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) will extend its health services to 20 crore workers in organised as well as unorganised sectors in 3 to 4 years, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said on Monday.
Oil fell back from $50 a barrel in early trade on Monday after Saudi Arabia hinted that the output freeze agreed upon by the OPEC cartel countries last month would be effected quite gradually.