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Govt looking at disinvesting in around 9 firms: Official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:31

The government is looking at disinvestment in around nine state-owned firms this year, a senior government official said Thursday.

CII seeks clarity on new cos law; suggest changes in CSR rules

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 19:14

Expressing concerns over the "prescriptive" nature of CSR norms, industry body CII has sought changes in the social welfare spending rules for corporates besides seeking clarity on taxation aspect.

India to log in 5.5% growth in FY'15: D&B

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 20:55

The service sector is expected to grow by 7.3 percent in FY15.

'India needs culture of product standards to compete globally'

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 16:57

Indian industry needs to develop norms for standard products, like those in advanced nations, to compete globally and help to lower transaction costs for traders, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth said on Wednesday.

Montek calls for lifting of restrictions on renewable energy

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:01

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Tuesday stressed on lifting of the restrictions on renewable energy.

Slower growth, dismal infra show dampen industry mood

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 00:34

The industry's concerns were due to GDP growth coming in at 4.7 percent in the third quarter ended December, 2013. Core sector expansion also slowed to 1.6 percent in January.

AAP against crony capitalism, not capitalism, says Arvind Kejriwal at CII meet

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 16:27

Arvind Kejriwal yet again chanted the anti-corruption mantra when he was expected to spell out the Aam Aadmi Party`s economic policies at the Confederation of Indian Industry meet in the capital.

CII calls for critical distribution reforms in agriculture

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 19:23

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Chandrajit Banerjee has called for critical distribution reforms in the agriculture sector to ensure a further decline in inflation.

India Inc happy with new laws in 2013; expects further reforms

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 12:32

The Indian industry was pleased with the government pushing through key legislations on Land Acquisition, Lokpal and Companies Act in 2013 and expects that the much awaited ones, including the GST, DTC and Insurance Bills to pass the muster soon.

CII, World Economic Forum sign collaboration deal

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 19:17

A memorandum of understanding was signed by WEF founder and executive chairman Klaus Schwab and CII president Kris Gopalakrishnan in the presence of union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma, said a CII press release.

Projects worth Rs 15 lakh crore stalled for want of clearances

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 12:18

Industrial projects worth over Rs 15 lakh crore are stalled for want of various clearances and other issues, according to data compiled by the Prime Minister`s Project Monitoring Group.

India`s entertainment industry growth pegged at 18 percent

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 18:36

With a robust 18 percent annual growth, India`s entertainment and media industry is set to log a turnover of Rs.2,245 billion ($34 billion) by 2017, backed by rising consumer and advertising revenues, says a major industry report.