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Corporate India pitches for land and labour reforms to achieve double-digit economic growth
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Corporate India pitches for land and labour reforms to achieve double-digit economic growth

With the Modi government beginning its second innings with a greater mandate, the industry on Monday pitched for a series of reforms, including in critical areas of land and labour, to take India's economic growth to double-digits in the next five years

US decision to withdraw GSP incentives taken in haste, will hurt exporters, says Industry body CII
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US decision to withdraw GSP incentives taken in haste, will hurt exporters, says Industry body CII

The US decision to withdraw export incentives from India has been taken in a "haste" and would hurt the domestic exporters, industry chamber CII said on Monday

Narendra Modi's second term: Expect renewed vigour in economy with landmark reforms, says corporate India
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Narendra Modi's second term: Expect renewed vigour in economy with landmark reforms, says corporate India

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's new Cabinet will infuse renewed vigour in India's economy with landmark reforms on the back of a decisive mandate as the country aims to become a global economic powerhouse, India Inc said on Thursday

Finance ministry begins consultation with industry bodies in run-up to 2019-20 Budget
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Finance ministry begins consultation with industry bodies in run-up to 2019-20 Budget

The government had on 1 February unveiled interim Budget for 2019-20 in view of the Lok Sabha elections

Finance minister Arun Jaitley addresses global investors on reforms, economic outlook
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Finance minister Arun Jaitley addresses global investors on reforms, economic outlook

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is visiting the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting, addressed investors in New York on issues concerning reforms and economic outlook

Supreme Court quashing RBI circular not to impact resolution cases: CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian
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Supreme Court quashing RBI circular not to impact resolution cases: CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian

Subramanian said that quashing of the RBI's 12 February circular by the Supreme Court does not impact the ongoing cases or resolution or credit culture itself

Supreme Court quashing Reserve Bank circular not to dilute insolvency law: Corporate Affairs Secretary
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Supreme Court quashing Reserve Bank circular not to dilute insolvency law: Corporate Affairs Secretary

Under the Code, insolvency proceedings can be initiated only after getting approval from the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)

Govt close to meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.4% for 2018-19: Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg
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Govt close to meeting fiscal deficit target of 3.4% for 2018-19: Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg

The government in the interim Budget in February revised upward the fiscal deficit target to 3.4 percent from 3.3 percent of GDP estimated earlier

RBI rate cut to spur investment, boost consumer spending amid growth concerns: Industry chambers
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RBI rate cut to spur investment, boost consumer spending amid growth concerns: Industry chambers

RBI's decision to lower benchmark interest rate will boost investment and buttress consumer spending amid "growth concerns", provided banks transmit the reduction, industry bodies said on Thursday

Jet Airways crisis: Good outcome from creditors-company negotiations better than insolvency, says govt official
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Jet Airways crisis: Good outcome from creditors-company negotiations better than insolvency, says govt official

Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas was responding to a query on whether Jet Airways is a fit case to be referred under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)

'Jobs, jobs and jobs': P Chidambaram on Congress' top three issues for 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Politics

'Jobs, jobs and jobs': P Chidambaram on Congress' top three issues for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram hit out at the Centre, saying the three main issues in the upcoming polls would be jobs, jobs and jobs.

Govt reforms creating new livelihoods; eight sectors to add over 10 cr jobs by 2025: CII
Business

Govt reforms creating new livelihoods; eight sectors to add over 10 cr jobs by 2025: CII

The recent reforms ushered in by the government are creating new livelihoods across existing and emerging sectors, with eight segments of the economy alone expected to create over 10 crore jobs by 2025, CII said on Thursday

Govt to soon come out with 'effective steps' to deal with frivolous bids under IBC, says corporate affairs secretary
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Govt to soon come out with 'effective steps' to deal with frivolous bids under IBC, says corporate affairs secretary

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) mainly seeks to address the issue of stressed assets in a time-bound manner.

Second edition of Tamil Nadu govt's two-day Global Investors Meet to begin tomorrow
Business

Second edition of Tamil Nadu govt's two-day Global Investors Meet to begin tomorrow

The second edition of the Tamil Nadu government's ambitious two-day Global Investors Meet, aimed at showcasing the state's potential business opportunities and wooing investment, will begin here on Wednesday

Budget 2019: Govt may consider cutting customs duty on some medical devices
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Budget 2019: Govt may consider cutting customs duty on some medical devices

The government may consider reducing customs duty on certain medical devices in the forthcoming budget with an aim to boosting domestic manufacturing of such goods

Kumbh Mela to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue; hospitality sector aims at employing 2.5 lakh people: CII
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Kumbh Mela to generate Rs 1.2 lakh crore revenue; hospitality sector aims at employing 2.5 lakh people: CII

Although the Kumbh Mela is spiritual and religious in nature, the economic activities associated with it generate employment for over six lakh workers, CII said

Business groups urge RBI to cut interest rate by at least half a percentage point, lower cash reserve ratio
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Business groups urge RBI to cut interest rate by at least half a percentage point, lower cash reserve ratio

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, who took charge last month after the sudden exit of Urjit Patel, was presented with the requests when he met industry captains in Mumbai ahead of the next monetary policy meeting on 7 February.

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das meets industry bodies; corporate India pitches for rate cut to prop up growth
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RBI governor Shaktikanta Das meets industry bodies; corporate India pitches for rate cut to prop up growth

Ahead of the monetary policy review, India Inc on Thursday urged the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to cut interest rate and reserve ratio to prop up growth

After bankers and NBFCs RBI governor Shaktikanta Das to meet industry lobby groups
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After bankers and NBFCs RBI governor Shaktikanta Das to meet industry lobby groups

"Will meet the apex chambers/associations of industry and commerce tomorrow (17 January)," Shaktikanta Das wrote on the microblogging website Twitter

Digital platform helps Maharashtra save Rs 12k cr in farm loan waiver, says CM Devendra Fadnavis
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Digital platform helps Maharashtra save Rs 12k cr in farm loan waiver, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra is launching a programme which is a virtual life cycle management for every farmer.