FICCI

Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a loot of public money: PM Narendra Modi

Bad loans to banks by UPA regime a loot of public money: PM Narendra Modi

Hard-selling his government's pro-poor policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed out initiatives like free cooking gas connections to women, bank accounts to every household, loans to the youth and affordable housing, taken since 2014.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Flat income tax system undesirable: Industry, trade officials

Flat income tax system undesirable: Industry, trade officials

The new law is to replace the existing Income Tax Act, 1961.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Ficci leading CEOs delegation to US, accompanying Finance Minister

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is going to the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting this week.

Oct 09, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

RBI disappoints by keeping its rates unchanged: FICCI

 Real interest rates remain unduly high and a cut in policy and lending rates would have helped propel demand for interest sensitive sectors such as consumer durables, auto and housing

Oct 04, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Commerce ministry to set up regulatory review committee under DIPP

The ministry has also decided to take regular feedback from the industry on implementation of measures on ease of doing business.;/;

Sep 26, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Need to revisit policies on border development: Kiren Rijiju

Need to revisit policies on border development: Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said the NDA government was committed to bringing prosperity for the people living in border areas through development.

 

Sep 18, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Smuggling, piracy hindering India's manufacturing growth: Ficci

Widespread smuggling, counterfeiting and piracy can affect India's goal of becoming a manufacturing hub of the world, industry body Ficci today said.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

FICCI urges government to put curbs on counterfeit goods

Industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday urged the government to take swift action to clamp down on the rising illicit trade in smuggled and counterfeit goods in India.

May 15, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
The industry didn't consider me good looking: Richa Chadha

The industry didn't consider me good looking: Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha says the Hindi film industry didn't consider her good looking because of her skin colour and body type.

Mar 21, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

India Inc's biz confidence hit post note ban as sales plunge

Ahead of the Budget, a survey has revealed that India Inc's business confidence slipped to a four quarter low as demonetisation pulled down performance and clouded its assessment of the economy.

Jan 31, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
Sundar Pichai's India visit: Key takeaways from Google event

Sundar Pichai's India visit: Key takeaways from Google event

To further tap into the 51-million strong small and medium businesses (SMBs) market in the country, Google's India-born chief Sundar Pichai on Wednesday, during Google event, announced a number of initiatives to help these enterprises go digital. 

Jan 05, 2017, 03:10 AM IST
 GST can be implemented anytime between April 1-September 16: Arun Jaitley

GST can be implemented anytime between April 1-September 16: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that GST is a transactional levy that unlike income tax can be implemented anytime during the year.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

RBI monetary policy: India Inc disappointed as Urjit Patel keeps rates unchanged

With RBI belying expectations of a rate cut, India Inc Wednesday expressed disappointment saying a rate cut was needed to provide fillip to the flagging industrial economy and stimulate consumption that has been hit by demonetisation.

Dec 07, 2016, 18:02 PM IST
Business confidence rise to six-quarter high, demand gains strength: Survey

Business confidence rise to six-quarter high, demand gains strength: Survey

The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six-quarter high and demand side in the economy is gradually gaining strength, a Ficci survey said on Wednesday.

Nov 02, 2016, 18:17 PM IST
Indian economy faring better, credit an issue, says 'optimistic' India Inc

Indian economy faring better, credit an issue, says 'optimistic' India Inc

The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six quarter high in the Business Confidence Survey conducted by Ficci, indicating that demand is gaining traction. The index value stood at 67.3 in the current round as against 62.8 in the previous poll.

Nov 02, 2016, 16:34 PM IST
UK visa crackdown: FICCI expresses concern, calls on Brit govt to exercise 'caution'

UK visa crackdown: FICCI expresses concern, calls on Brit govt to exercise 'caution'

FICCI Wednesday expressed concerns over the UK government's recent announcements indicating tightening of visa regulations for students and professionals from outside the European Union, including India.

Oct 12, 2016, 22:04 PM IST

KPMG-Ficci tie up for GST awareness

Tax consultancy firm KPMG on Monday said it has tied up with industry chamber Ficci for an awareness campaign on GST to highlight benefits and challenges of the new indirect tax regime.
 

Sep 26, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

'More than 8 lakh additional hospital beds required in Northeast to equal world average'

Poor healthcare services in the Northeast and the need to enhance manpower, including setting up of more medical colleges in the region are the requirement of the day.  

Jul 12, 2016, 12:57 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to meet industry chambers, CAs on black money window

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to meet industry chambers, CAs on black money window

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet industry associations tomorrow to clear doubts about the four-month window provided to holders of undeclared wealth to come clean.

Jun 27, 2016, 13:58 PM IST
Manufacturing sector likely to slow down in April-June quarter: FICCI

Manufacturing sector likely to slow down in April-June quarter: FICCI

Growth of India's manufacturing sector may decelerate during June quarter due to factors like bleak export outlook, poor demand and high cost of borrowing, a FICCI survey has said.

May 15, 2016, 10:50 AM IST