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GST deadlock: Weight of directly elected house must always be maintained, says FM Jaitley

GST deadlock: Weight of directly elected house must always be maintained, says FM Jaitley

Jaitley, who in May last year stated that Indian democracy faced a serious challenge with an 'indirectly elected' Upper House questioning the wisdom of 'directly elected' Lok Sabha, today said he will again be speaking to the Congress on the GST bill.

GDP calculation method imprecise, India to grow at 8%: CII

Terming the GDP calculation methodology an "imprecise science", CII today pegged the country's economic growth at around 8 per cent for the current fiscal, higher than the RBI's projection of 7.6 percent.

FM Jaitley pitches for interest rate cut ahead of RBI policy

FM Jaitley pitches for interest rate cut ahead of RBI policy

The finance minister also stressed that the debate on crucial economic issues, like interest rates, should move in the right direction in India, which is a "large and noisy democracy".

High interest rate can lead to sluggish economy: FM Jaitley

High interest rate can lead to sluggish economy: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said he hopes that economy in 2016-17 will be led by Industry rather than by government with more investment from private sector.

Youngsters growing intolerant due to misguidance: Satyarthi

 Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi today stressed the need to harness the energy of youths to make world a better place even as he felt that the new generation is becoming intolerant and violent because they are "confused" and "misguided".

Grant 5-year tax holiday to manufacturing units in SEZs: CII to Govt

Industry body CII has demanded a one-time 100 percent income tax holiday of five years for manufacturing units in special economic zones, saying that the government's decision to impose MAT and DDT was not conducive for practical viability of units operating in SEZs.

Disappointed, India Inc presses for rate cut, again

With RBI keeping the policy rate on hold, India Inc Tuesday said a rate cut is imperative to lower cost of funds for the industry and spur investments, crucial for sustaining high economic growth.

Sebi does not need to ration number of IPOs: Sinha

Since the beginning of 2015, as many as 41 companies have filed draft documents with Sebi to float IPOs.

India's finances improve on surge in economic activity: Survey

India's finances improve on surge in economic activity: Survey

The Financial Conditions Index has risen to 70.3, up from 67.8 in the previous quarter, according to the study jointly brought out by CII and IBA ahead of RBI's fifth bi-monthly policy review on Tuesday.

Domestic agenda should be top priority at Paris meet: CII

Commitments at the climate conference in Paris should be made taking into account the domestic development realities and high costs of transition to low-carbon growth, CII said.

'Indian higher education commendable in creating leaders'

'Indian higher education commendable in creating leaders'

Indian higher education system is a sort of hybrid with more or less equal participation from government and private players, Chairman and Managing Director of Skoda Auto India Ltd said on Wednesday.

CloudBuy ties up with industry body for online e-commerce gateway

 Global provider of cloud-based e-commerce marketplaces cloudBuy has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for an online e-commerce gateway.

cloudBuy ties up with CII for online e-commerce gateway

Global provider of cloud-based e-commerce marketplaces cloudBuy has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for an online e-commerce gateway.

FDI reforms to revitalise India-UK partnership: CII

The reforms in foreign direct investment (FDI) are likely to set the tone for a revitalised investment partnership between India and the UK, industry chamber CII said Thursday.

Govt to unveil big power reforms in next couple of days: FM Jaitley

Govt to unveil big power reforms in next couple of days: FM Jaitley

Jaitley said India is generating more power than it needs. "First time in history, we have surplus resource. The generation companies are in difficulty because there are no takers of power."

Biz ranking to send positive signal to investors: Industry

The improvement in India's ease of doing business ranking proves the reform agenda undertaken by the Modi government is bearing fruit and will send a positive signal to investors, India Inc said Wednesday.

OIFC to host diaspora business meet on sidelines of LA Pravasi Divas

To be inaugurated by the External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, on November 14, the business meet will focus on specific sectors including Digital India, Renewable Energy & Investments in Social Impact Enterprises in India, a press release said yesterday.

US to help provide skills training to 400 million Indians

US to help provide skills training to 400 million Indians

In a boost to India’s ambitious skill development programme, the US will collaborate with it on a number of education-related projects to help the country achieve its goal of providing such training to 400 million people in the next decade.

Indian CEOs delegation on US visit ahead of strategic dialogue

Ahead of the US-India strategic dialogue, a CII delegation comprising CEOs is on a visit to the US to hold consultations and highlight the "tremendous potential" for engagement between the two nations.

PM Modi to meet India Inc on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet industry leaders Tuesday to deliberate on the recent developments in the global economic scenario and opportunities it presents for India.