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US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

The United States has conveyed to India that there is no significant change in the H1B visa regime, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

US tells India no significant change in H1B visa regime

Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha that India is articulating its concerns regarding the visa policy vigorously with the new administration in the US.

Govt launches new scheme for developing export linked infra

Govt launches new scheme for developing export linked infra

The government on Wednesday launched a new scheme - TIES - for developing export linked infrastructure in states with a view to promote outbound shipments.

JNU student suicide case: Govt orders Delhi Police to file FIR in Muthu Krishnan's death

JNU student suicide case: Govt orders Delhi Police to file FIR in Muthu Krishnan's death

The government has directed the Delhi Police to urgently file an FIR in the suicide of JNU scholar Muthu Krishnan, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday after several opposition members raised the issue of discrimination on campuses.

India raises concerns with Canada on visas for co transfers

India has raised concerns over the changes made by Canada in its Temporary Foreign Workers Programme, making it difficult for domestic companies to send employees to their Canadian units on short term visas, impacting services trade.

Food security: Team will visit Geneva for talks at WTO, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Food security: Team will visit Geneva for talks at WTO, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The commerce ministry will soon dispatch a team of officials to Geneva to speed up talks at WTO with an aim to find a permanent solution on food security.

Winding up FIPB to make ease of doing business better: Nirmala Sitharaman

Winding up FIPB to make ease of doing business better: Nirmala Sitharaman

Disbanding FIPB will further improve ease of doing business and the respective regulators of the ministries concerned are "sufficient" to take care of investment proposals, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said.

Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meeting with industry on US visa issue soon

Nirmala Sitharaman to hold meeting with industry on US visa issue soon

Amid concerns being raised by India Inc on the US visa regime, the Commerce and Industry Ministry on Monday said it will soon hold a meeting with industry including Nasscom to discuss the issue.

 

 

Trinamool Congress demands CBI probe into JNU student's disappearance

Alleging political vendetta behind the disappearance of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed.

Modi government owed demonetisation to nation: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Modi government "owed" demonetisation to the nation and it had to do it to eradicate black money menace and to bring hoarded cash back into the banking system, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today.

WEF Davos 2017: World needs reality check, says Nirmala Sitharaman on capitalism debate

WEF Davos 2017: World needs reality check, says Nirmala Sitharaman on capitalism debate

As the global elite at WEF here debates whether the richest have benefited most from globalisation, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the world needs to do a "reality check" and asserted that India remains on track to grow its trade and economy faster.

Commerce and Industry Minister signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Commerce and Industry Minister signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today indicated that start-ups may get additional tax benefits in the forthcoming budget, to be unveiled on February 1.

Govt examining Apple's request for extra concessions: Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt examining Apple's request for extra concessions: Nirmala Sitharaman

The government is examining extra concessions being demanded by the US-based iphone maker Apple for setting up a manufacturing unit in India.

Tax refund to exporters under GST within 7 days: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Department of Revenue has promised to refund tax claims of exporters within seven days under the new GST regime, thus addressing a major concern of the sector, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Thursday.

 

Share Bazaar : IndiGo, SpiceJet questions govt move of 100% FDI in aviation, aviation shares fall

IndiGo, SpiceJet questions govt move of 100% FDI in aviation. Watch the complete news story of Share Bazaar Live to get detailed updates on the stock market, shares and their recent trends, updates on the market!

IndiGo, SpiceJet raise red flag over FDI norms in aviation

IndiGo and SpiceJet have raised "security" concerns over the government's decision to allow 100 percent foreign ownership by non-airline players in the Indian carriers.

Nirmala Sitharaman asks ICSI to prepare list of possible women directors

Nirmala Sitharaman asks ICSI to prepare list of possible women directors

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday asked the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) to prepare a list of qualified women professionals who can be appointed on boards of public sector units.

Commerce Ministry had suggested for fair valuation of rupee: Nirmala Sitharaman

Commerce Ministry had suggested for fair valuation of rupee: Nirmala Sitharaman

The Commerce Ministry wants there should be "fair valuation" of rupee keeping in view the global environment as it has a bearing on exports, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Indian economy grew 7.1% in first half of fiscal: Sitharaman

Indian economy grew 7.1% in first half of fiscal: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Indian economy grew at 7.1 per cent in the first half of the current fiscal, despite subdued growth in the global economy, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Indian economy grew 7.1% in first 6 months of current fiscal despite global headwinds

Indian economy grew 7.1% in first 6 months of current fiscal despite global headwinds

India's economy grew at 7.1 percent in the first six months of the current financial year despite subdued growth in the world economy, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday.Despite demonetisation, India's GDP growth to be higher than China's: Fitch Ratings