Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will lead an Indian delegation for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) 2015, to be held at St. Petersburg between June 18-20, a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) statement said.
The newly-elected CII Northern Region chairman Shreekant Somany on Wednesday said both central and state governments should focus on early implementation of policies, projects and reforms to remove procedural and other bottlenecks to attract investments in the northern region.
Government is considering amending the Prevention of Corruption Act, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley on Monday said against the backdrop of criminal cases being lodged against industry and decision-makers.
In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, the HRD ministry is planning to come up with a 'Think in India' drive to encourage students and researchers to come up with innovations and new ideas and to keep the talent back home from leaving abroad.
Maharashtra government will create a "e-platform" to monitor the movement of files related to setting up of new industries and investment in the state, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced here on Wednesday.
Panaji: With new Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar at the helm, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Goa has drawn up a virtual to-do list for the new appointee who succeeded Manohar Parrikar after he became the defence minister Sunday.
Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi's leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said she had noticed tightening of bureaucracy and shifting of foreign policy during the 100-day rule of NDA government.
The central government is in the process of finalising the Universal Health Assurance (UHA) programme and it will be presented to the nation within the current financial year, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Wednesday.
Pakistan`s civil society members on Thursday slammed the Council of Islamic Ideology as "barbaric, medieval and cruel" after the constitutional body issued a controversial ruling saying a man does not need his wife`s consent for a second marriage.
The chief executive of Rajasthan Royals (RR), Raghu Iyer said the franchise is ready to cooperate with the investigating agencies if they probe its co-owner Raj Kundra`s alleged role in betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL).