close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds
India's industrial growth recovers to 1.2% in May; June inflation at 5.77%

India's industrial growth recovers to 1.2% in May; June inflation at 5.77%

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 5.77 percent in June as against 5.76 percent in May.

Encouraging any industry surest way of killing it: Raghuram Rajan

Encouraging any industry surest way of killing it: Raghuram Rajan

In a strong disapproval of sector- specific sops, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has said "encouraging" any industry may be the surest way of killing it and policymakers should refrain from dictating the course of a business.

 

Triple dose of good news for India: On monsoon, inflation, industry

Triple dose of good news for India: On monsoon, inflation, industry

Tuesday could well be a day to raise the toast for the Indian economy. Official data forecast rains during the upcoming monsoon season to be above normal, retail inflation has fallen to a six-month low, and factory output is up after three straight months of decline.

RBI should have cut repo rate by 0.5% to boost growth: Industry

Welcoming the RBI's move to slash key interest rate by 0.25 percent, India Inc on Tuesday said it will improve the cost of credit, even as it pointed out that the time was opportune for the apex bank to go for a bolder 0.5 percent cut to augment growth.

MFs' AUM grows 14 pc to Rs 13.53 lakh cr in FY16

MFs' AUM grows 14 pc to Rs 13.53 lakh cr in FY16

 Mutual fund industry's asset base surged 14 per cent last fiscal to Rs 13.53 lakh crore, mainly on account of huge inflows in equity schemes and strong participation from smaller towns.

Most cos see higher CSR spending next fiscal, says survey

Most cos see higher CSR spending next fiscal, says survey

Majority of corporates expect to spend more on social welfare activities in the next financial year as CSR increasingly becomes part of strategic decision making process, says a survey.

Jharkhand govt to act as facilitator for industry function

Jharkhand govt to act as facilitator for industry function

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said his government will act as a facilitator for smooth functioning of industry in the state as it was committed towards growth and development

Survey shows Indian economy faces downside risks: India Inc

The Economic Survey shows India's economy faces downside risks in the backdrop of a global slowdown and the government needs to take steps to boost rural demand and improve ease of doing business while initiating bold reforms like the GST, industry experts said Friday.

Budget 2016: Govt may cut corporate tax by 1%, say experts

Budget 2016: Govt may cut corporate tax by 1%, say experts

Jaitley in his last Budget had announced phased reduction in corporate taxes over four years to 25 percent from present 30 percent, and also simultaneous withdrawal of exemptions.

Budget 2016-17: Industry seeks clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate

Budget 2016-17: Industry seeks clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate

India Inc on Wednesday pressed for a clear roadmap for reduction in corporate tax rate from 30 percent to 25 percent in the forthcoming Budget.

Industry steps up call for cheaper capital at meet with PM

The top honchos of India Inc, who met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday, highlighted the need for lower cost of capital to boost investments, propping up rural demand and more measures for ease of doing business.

Industrial output grows at 4-month high of 3.8% in June

Industrial production expanded at a 4-month high rate of 3.8 percent in June due to improvement in manufacturing activity.

India's industrial growth rises to 3.8% in June

India's industrial output growth gathered pace in June and rose to 3.8 percent mainly due to a pick up in government spending.

Industry-backed Ashoke Pandit's team to fight IFTDA elections

Industry-backed Ashoke Pandit's team to fight IFTDA elections

Filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, who is the president of Indian Films & Television Directors' Association (IFTDA), has formed a team of industry veterans to contest IFTDA elections. Many industry seniors have supported his team.

Not in industry just to do films: Adhyayan Suman

Not in industry just to do films: Adhyayan Suman

 Actor Adhyayan Suman says he is not in the industry just for the sake of doing films, but has some other plans too.

Telugu industry has given me a warm welcome: Jyotii Sethi

 Actress Jyotii Sethi is the latest actress to make a splash in Telugu filmdom with her recent debut "Where is Vidya Balan". The Punjabi girl says she is extremely happy with the warm reception the industry has given her.

Industry pledges $75 bn on Digital India launch: Prasad

Investment commitment of USD 75 billion or Rs 4,72,500 crore was received from industry at the launch of Digital India week, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.

Interesting roles are being written for actresses: Arjun Kapoor

Interesting roles are being written for actresses: Arjun Kapoor

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor feels interesting roles are being written for actresses today.

Trusting citizens is essence of reforms: PM Modi

Trusting citizens, including the corporate ones, is the essence of reforms, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said, emphasising this is the basis for effecting the transition from 'red tape' to 'red carpet'.

French president Hollande opens industry centre for ''Internet of things''

Can the Loire Valley become the new Silicon Valley French President Francois Hollande seemed to think so when he opened a new design and manufacturing centre in the western city of Angers on Friday for devices known as the "Internet of Things".