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Foreign direct investment gets 100 per cent Modi boost

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

Centre makes it easy for FDI in nine key sectors.

Government 100 per cent on reform path

The Centre on Monday allowed foreign direct investment (FDI) up to 100 per cent in the civil aviation and food processing sectors and eased norms for foreign inflows into the pharmaceuticals and defen

Datawind to foray into telecom mart


After the consolidation, the telecom sector is once again going to enter an exciting phase, heralding lower tariffs.

E-petition demands 2nd term for Raghuram Rajan

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan delivers 27th Harekrushna Mahtab memorial lecture " The Global Economy and India". (Photo: PTI)

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy’s ranting against RBI governor Raghuram Rajan is now being countered in cyberspace.

Jolt to Make-in-India in automobile sector

Dealing a severe blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” programme in the automobile sector, German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz said on Wednesday that it has put on hold investments

Amnesty scheme for black money to start in June

The Centre on Saturday announced that its amnesty scheme for declaring domestic black money would start from June 1.

From 2017, capital gains tax on Mauritius funds

In a major step to prevent tax avoidance and “treaty shopping” by investors, India will start imposing capital gains taxes on investments coming from Mauritius starting next year.

All cigarette factories to shut in protest, lose Rs 350 crore a day

Upping the ante, all major Indian cigarette manufacturers, including ITC, Godfrey Philips and VST, in a drastic step, decided to shut down their factories from Friday over the controversial issue of p

Warnings will direly affect livelihood: TII

The Tobacco Institute of India claimed that the “extreme” 85 per cent warnings on cigarette packets will “promote illegal cigarette trade and  adversely affect the livelihood of 45.7 million people wh

Reform has become the new buzzword. It’s not merely a cliché.

Sometimes in the annals of history, a place evokes more emotions than the mere idea of territory.