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Pawan Bali

Govt cuts fuel prices Rs 2.50 per litre, BJP-run states lower VAT

The Centre will issue a notification on the cut in excise duty by Thursday midnight so that consumers can get immediate relief.

05 Oct 2018 2:29 AM

‘High oil prices will put pressure on current account deficit, rupee’

A lot of money used to come into Indian market because the difference between interest rates of India and US market were high, says Sunil Kumar Sinha.

30 Sep 2018 5:58 AM

Rising fuel prices: The road ahead

US sanctions against Iran, the third biggest exporter of oil to India, make it difficult for its allies like India to manage the oil demand supply.

09 Sep 2018 6:24 AM

Foreigners bet on tech space

Despite a slow growth in the real estate sectors, the industry body said that the FDI interest in the reality activities showed a marked improvement.

03 Sep 2018 12:21 AM

‘Data confirms economic cost of DeMo was higher than benefits...’

There will also be some offsetting increase in revenues, given the effect on oil prices on inflation, says Arvind Virmani.

02 Sep 2018 5:31 AM


GDP grows 8.2 per cent in first 3 months of 2018-19

He said that 8.2 per cent growth in “otherwise an environm-ent of global turmoil represents the potential of new India”.

01 Sep 2018 2:15 AM

Growth in economy hits near 2-year high

Low base in FY18 helps post 8.1% Q1 growth, says expert.

01 Sep 2018 12:12 AM

$60 billion in NRI deposits needed to hold rupee

The official said that in the last five years rupee was stable against all the major currencies except dollar.

23 Aug 2018 2:32 AM

13 per cent reckless growth was possible

This has result in a heated debated between Congress and BJP as the report comes before the elections next year.

22 Aug 2018 5:15 AM

Walmart seals deal to acquire majority stake in Flipkart

Walmart said its investment includes $2 billion of new equity funding to help accelerate the growth of the Flipkart business.

19 Aug 2018 4:28 AM


Exporters cheer dip in rupee

The dip should help traditional goods of India where the import competent is less except — gems and jewellery segment.

15 Aug 2018 4:56 AM

City gas cos likely to take a hit

“This, however, will have a bearing on the margins of CGD companies,” said Mayur Patil, associate director, Crisil Research.

03 Aug 2018 1:50 AM

After TRAI chief's Aadhaar dare, hacker busts Sharma's safety claim

A French hacker posted what he said was Sharma’s 'personal address, phone number and his alternate phone number'.

29 Jul 2018 5:20 AM

Data protection draft bill holds hope for privacy

For data misuse, a penalty of Rs 15 cr or 4% of the total worldwide turnover of any data collection entity.

28 Jul 2018 1:57 AM

India becoming a ‘country of importers’

Around 84 per cent of solar equipment requirement in the country is met through imports from China.

27 Jul 2018 7:03 AM


Sanitary napkins now exempted from GST

To promote tourism, now 28 per cent tax will be applicable only when the hotel bill is Rs 7,500 or above.

22 Jul 2018 2:02 AM

Vodafone, Idea get DoT’s conditional approval

Merger to create country’s largest telecom operator.

10 Jul 2018 5:32 AM

Walmart pays $16 billion for 77 per cent Flipkart stake

World’s biggest e-commerce deal angers traders’ body, RSS affilate.

10 May 2018 5:45 AM

‘Easy to blame RBI without understanding the issues’

Actually, Rs 2,000 currency notes were in short supply so most of the ATMs had notes of lower denominations, says Sunil Kumar Sinha.

26 Apr 2018 6:17 AM

Banks may soon stop free services

Taxmen sent notices to multiple banks.

25 Apr 2018 3:00 AM