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.
On the back of poor production in mining and manufacturing sectors, India's industrial production contracted for the second consecutive month in August, shrinking by 0.7 percent.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Cambodia and Bangladesh and attend the eighth BRICS summit in India from October 13 to 17, it was announced on Monday.
Once again Central government employees are ready to take on the government and are preparing to strike work as government remains slow in revising the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations on allowances, minimum wage and fitment formula.
Five Indian-Americans figure among America`s 400 richest people, in a list again headed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, according to the survey by Forbes magazine.
Expressing "extreme disappointment" with delay in completion of IMF quota reforms, India today stressed that the Fund should strictly abide by the new deadlines set for the 15th General Review of Quota (GRQ).
Underlining the need for "mindset" change among policymakers, CEO of leading consultancy KPMG in India Richard Rekhy said a lot has happened on improving the ease of doing business in India but a lot more has to happen in this regard.
All the villages in the country would get electricity connection by May 2017, a year before the 1000-day deadline set by the NDA government ends, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said Saturday.
Central government has abolished a number of interest free advances like leave salary advance, or festival advances, which are generally needed to cope with the immediate rise in monthly expense due to an occasion.
Railways will hold discussion with UIDAI for linking Aadhaar number with booking of concessional tickets to prevent misuse of subsidy facility by unscrupulous elements.
India said on Friday it will consider re-auctioning mobile phone spectrum that remained unsold in a sale this week when the financial situation of its telecoms companies improves.
India, the world's largest remittance recipient in 2015, may receive a remittance of USD 65.5 billion this year, a drop of 5 percent, the World Bank has said in a new report citing weak economic growth in remittances-source countries and cyclic low oil prices.
India can become a USD 10 trillion economy in the next 15 years, from the existing USD 2 trillion, like China did in last one and a half decade, said NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya Friday.
Asserting that India has shown that progress on reforms could "ignite" business investment, the IMF on Thursday said the adoption of goods and services tax is poised to boost the country's medium-term growth.
The optional travel insurance scheme for train passengers will be available at a token price of just one paisa instead of 92 paisa from October 7.
There were no takers for the expensive 700Mhz and 900 Mhz bands during the course of the five days. The 700MHz band alone was expected to fetch Rs 4 lakh crore for the government.