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Misquoted on etailers

Commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday that the government had no plans to regulate online retail, in the wake of speculation that such a move was being considered, following complaints s

Centre close to solve GST issues

The Centre is close to resolving questions raised by various states regarding the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will replace the existing VAT, Union minister of state for commerce Nirmala

Defence firms get easy rules

To attract investments in the defence, the government on Monday allowed private companies in the segment to sell equipment to state-run entities without prior approval of the ministry of defence.

Centre may slap gold curbs again

Faced with a five-fold rise in gold imports that is pushing up the current account deficit, finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government would look at re-imposing curbs on gold imp

Bulls let loose on Dalal Street

Markets rose sharply on Monday as the BJP’s victories in Haryana and Maharashtra state assembly elections and a slew of economic reforms announced by the government during the weekend triggered broad

India hogs limelight again

Analysts bullish on India’s prospects after diesel move, poll results

Allocate spectrum to Telecoms within 90 days of payment

Telecom operators could get spectrum within 90 days after payment following a government panel asking department of telecom to work out a mechanism for allocating the airwaves to successful bidders in

Warburg buys 15% stake in kalyan jewellers

The Kerala-based jewellery chain Kalyan Jewellers on Monday said that private equity major Warburg Pincus has invested Rs 1,200 crore, which would get the PE firm around 15 per cent in the privately-h

Centre to offload 5% stake in ONGC for Rs 18,000 crore

The government is likely to divest 5 per cent stake in ONGC in the first week of November, which may fetch about Rs 18,000 crore to the exchequer, a finan-ce ministry official said.

Five Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commanders including the militant group’s spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid have announced their oath of allegiance to Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi, self-proclaimed caliph

When the Ethiopian footballer, Fikru Teferra Lemessa, chipped the ball over the rival goalkeeper, the roar that reverberated through the Salt Lake Stadium could have been mistaken for a goal scored in